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Case Strike

Date: 1960 

Description: Three men pose together on a picket line at the Case plant. The man in the center holds a sign reading "Case Local demands justice." The Case eagle on a gl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man thought to be Booker T. Washington speaks to a crowd of people from the porch of a building.

Date: 1947 

Description: A stewards' training class conducted by local 108 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of a woman wearing a long dress and an apron. Text on photograph reads, "La Vieille."

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Father James Groppi (center) and the NAACP participate in a civil rights march. Police are armed and escorting the protestors. The marchers are passing an...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Schoolhouse of District #5 in Pleasant Ridge built on land donated by Isaac Shepard. Both blacks and whites built, attended, and taught at the school. Peop...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Secretary of State Colin Powell, Congressman David Obey and and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi stand together at a gathering.

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Christmas Address

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Men and children gather around a man giving a Christmas address. Coweta County Courthouse can be seen beyond the crowd, a Neoclassical Revival building des...

Date: 1957-08-28 

Description: Jubilant Proxmire supporters dance in the streets in Milwaukee after Democrat William Proxmire won the special election to fill the seat left vacant by the...

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.

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Description: Lewis Arms poses next to his 1932 Chrysler automobile, probably on Milton Street.

Date: 1950-10-11 

Description: Nurse Sadie Zum Brunnen tends to a patient, seven-year-old Bonita Gill, at Madison General Hospital. Sadie is a member of the Madison Business and Professi...

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World Community Day

Date: 1953-10-27 

Description: Sunday School children, mostly from the Pilgrim Congregational Church, pack gifts to be sent to refugee camps all over the world as part of World Community...

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Description: Group of people on steps in front of unknown building in Milwaukee. A car is parked on the street.

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...

Date: 1947 

Description: Two men load logs from a clearing onto the bed of an International KB-5 Pulpwood Special truck owned by the Johnson-Manville Corporation. The truck had a 1...

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Anne Braden

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Description: Civil rights activist Anne Braden speaking to a rally. Behind her is the Rev. Louis Coleman, also a local activist.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A page from the Webb family album, compiled and captioned by Andrew Webb Jr., son of Caroline Webb, with four images of family friends, including two young...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A large group of men, mostly African American, pose in a field with three McCormick grain binders. Each binder is being operated by a man and is pulled by...

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Cutting Sugar Cane

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of agricultural workers cutting sugar cane, possibly in Morgan City. In the foreground, a young man sits on a pile of sugar cane, chewing on cane s...

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