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Too Progressive for Wisconsin
Date: date unknown
Description: Vel Phillips sitting on the far left in first row of a group portrait. Her right leg is wrapped. A line of women stand in the second row.
Description: A group of African Americans gathered at a picnic table for an outdoor church picnic.
Description: Women sorting peanuts in the Gwaltney and Bunkley Peanut Factory. Text on the photograph reads, "Parish & Co."
Date: 1971 before
Description: Rear view of Vel Phillips sitting at her desk in the Milwaukee Common Council chamber. Other unidentified council members are sitting at their desks. The m...
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: A man holds a sign, likely referring to Leflore County in Mississippi, at a Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) function.
Description: Nighttime view of several African American men, women, and children standing in the foreground looking at something off camera to the right. Behind them tw...
Description: Two drivers sit in their International Model "63" trucks, parked underneath coal chutes. The drivers worked for George Jaekel and Son's Coal and Ice Compan...
Date: 1972-10 ca.
Description: Poster supporting black students to register to vote. Features a student, with white face paints that reads, "Vote" and the slogan, "The Time is Now. Regis...
Description: African American prison inmates working on a road chain-gang in Florida or Georgia.
Description: Thelma Mothershed, one of the Little Rock Nine, reading a book.
Date: 1967 ca.
Description: Father James Groppi seated with several of his fellow marchers, some in Milwaukee N.A.A.C.P. Youth Council shirts. Groppi has one shoe off.
Description: An integrated group of people stand outdoors in coats and hats.
Sourcebook, PowerPoint Presentation, Video
Date: 1969-07 ca.
Description: Vel Phillips in a buba, posing next to a chair. A textile print hangs on the wall behind her. Vel purchased the buba at an inner city arts fair and wore it...
Description: Nighttime view over heads of crowd in foreground towards two law enforcement officers standing near a low brick wall with three men using cameras with flas...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Five people sitting on a sidewalk outside of a building. A woman stands on a stoop in the doorway.
Date: 1929 ca.
Description: A production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of a Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. One...
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