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Date: 1957-08 ca.

Description: The Little Rock home of Daisy and L.C. Bates, showing their front window after a stone had been thrown through the window. Grates have been placed on this...

Photograph

Packinghouse Picnic

Date: 1953 

Description: Children playing outdoors at the Packinghouse Workers summer picnic.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The famous civil rights activist Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. stands in the foreground in the center right. He speaks to a young man and an olde...

Read an overview of this pivotal event in the nation's civil rights era

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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Ghetto Street Scene

Date: 1940 

Description: Street scene in the Jewish ghetto in Szydlowiec, Poland, photographed by American journalist Alvin Steinkopf, about one year after the German invasion.

Follow the progression of key events before, during and after Freedom Summer. Contains links to original documents

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Emmett Till Trial

Date: 1955-09-19 

Description: Roy Bryant, and his half-brother J.W. Milam, (left to right) with their attorney on the opening day of their trial for the murder of Emmett Till. The 14-ye...

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Workers Protesting

Date: 2016-03-29 

Description: Three men walking and holding a banner which reads: "Donald Trump racist enemy of all workers.workers.org," in front of a crowd of protesters outside the D...

Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion

Date: 1966-03 

Description: Father James Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council demonstrating outside the Eagles Club at night beneath a marquee advertising a Duke Ellington performance.

Date: 1956-10-15 

Description: Daisy and L.C. Bates with two men and a Ku Klux Klan (KKK) cross that they found in their yard. Because this event preceded the integration crisis of 1957...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Group of protesters march in front of a Howard Johnson's restaurant holding signs. One says "Segregation OUT!! Integration IN!! CORE - NAACP".

Date: 1961-04-30 

Description: Pictured left to right are James Dombrowski, Carl and Anne Braden, Frank Wilkinson, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta King at a reception in Atlanta, Geo...

Date: 1963 

Description: Group of people, probably including NAACP Youth Council members, picketing outside Marc's Big Boy restaurant. Lloyd Barbee is second from the left.

Date: 1951-12-10 

Description: Portrait of nine members of the Friendship Club, meeting to work on a cookbook. The Friendship Club is an interracial women's club, formed to develop mutua...

Date: 1971-11 

Description: Poster created by SDS (Students for a Democratic Society), advocating support of prison rebellions, and the abolishment of alleged racist prison terror. Fe...

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Nazi Surveillance

Date: 1940-10 

Description: Street scene of people in the Jewish ghetto in Szydlowiec, Poland, being addressed by two German soldiers. The scene was witnessed by American journalist A...

Date: 1969 

Description: A welfare demonstration led by Father James Groppi (center) in the Wisconsin Assembly chambers.

Date: 1925 

Description: Cover design of a Ku Klux Klan (KKK) programme from a State Klonvokation featuring an American flag.

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