Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: date unknown
Description: The summer labor institute sponsored by the United Packinghouse Workers of America. The delegates are probably all representatives of District 3. Russell L...
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: A woman identified as Unita Blackwell speaks before an audience at a Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) function.
Description: As part of its participation in the local Community Fund, several members of United Packinghouse Workers Local 117 employed by the Kingan Packing Company v...
Description: A group of African Americans in the courtroom at the Emmett Till murder trial. The 14-year-old Till, who was visiting Mississippi from Chicago, was murdere...
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: View from below of two boys on a jungle gym. Some of the brick buildings of the Jacob Riis Houses rise in the background.
Description: Cabinet card of an African American man, wearing a formal suit, standing next to a young girl mounted side saddle on a pony. She is reading a book and has...
Date: 1966 ca.
Description: A girl fills a bucket at a water hydrant near a drainage ditch. Buildings are on either side, and laundry hangs from clotheslines above.
“Row upon row o...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Men use mule-led wagons while working on a residential road. Bricks are piled high on either side of the street.
Description: View from behind of Unita Blackwell speaking before an audience at a Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) function.
Description: Slightly elevated view of five women researchers performing various aspects of food research and related activities in a test kitchen and laboratory at the...
Date: 1970-04-25 ca.
Description: A crowd of four African American men play conga drums at the Sound Storm music festival for a gathering audience.
Description: Two women wash clothes in large pails, while a girl and a young man stand nearby. "43 people, 10 families, share three outdoor hydrants. 8 people share 1 i...
Description: A voter registration panel at a SCEF (Southern Conference Educational Fund) conference. Seated at the table are Hosea L. Williams, W.P. Mitchell of the Tus...
Description: Men weigh(?) bales of cotton on a wooden platform, while other men load or unload bales onto a wagon drawn by mules.
Description: Barefoot woman standing in front of a fence carrying three water buckets. She holds a bucket in each hand and balances another on her head.
Description: Charles Hayes (fourth from the right), an officer of the United Packinghouse Workers of America, with the UPWA delegation to the march.
Description: Willie Mae Small, 107 years old, sits in a chair off to the side during an outdoor service (church?).
Date: 1952 before
Description: An unidentified rally in support of the rights of Willie McGee who was convicted of raping a white woman in 1945. His case attracted the attention of many...
Description: An integrated group sing-along at a Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) function.
Description: Carol Commack Banks poses with Lewis Arms's aunt Mary. They are standing outdoors on a road, and there is a bridge in the background. The shadow of the pho...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706