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Photograph

Going to Market

Date: 1912-03-18 

Description: Group portrait of five Jamaican women on the road to market carrying baskets of goods on their heads.

Date: 1957-08 

Description: An Algerian Red Crescent (Red Cross equivalent) worker bandages a National Liberation Front member's chest outdoors. He wears a Red Crescent arm band to id...

Date: 1928-09-10 

Description: Men on elephants near an International Special Delivery truck at the "Mission in Buta" in the Belgian Congo. Most of the men ride on elephants while one s...

Date: 1987 

Description: Poster advertising filmmakers in attendance at the 1987 Film Festival Rotterdam, in the Netherlands. The poster shows 49 photographs of the 53 filmmakers....

Date: 1910 

Description: Postcard of a harvesting scene in Algiers. Includes a color illustration of a horse-drawn grain binder. Caption reads: "Algiers — In this far off country o...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Four men and a dog posed along the storefront of a South African McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership owned by C. North & Son.

Historical Essay

Benjamin Butts (1853-1930)

One Man's Journey from Slavery to Madison Business Owner to State Assembly Staff Member

Learn about a freed slave's intriguing story as a barber serving Wisconsin's prominent politicians, and as a well-known, beloved face in the capital city.

Date: 1970-12-29 ca.

Description: Poster advocating the boycott of Polaroid cameras due to the company's supposed involvement in South Africa's apartheid regime. A list of grievances and de...

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Description: View of a white man reclining in a pole strung hammock, pith helmet by his side. The hammock pole is being carried by two Africans and savannah is visible...

Date: 1927-03-11 

Description: Ali Bacha looking south. Three indigenous men work on an archaeological excavation in Algeria, Africa. On the left a man examines material in a wheelbarrow...

Date: 1949 

Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring color photographs relating to an expedition to Africa by explorer Attilio Gatti. Includes images of n...

Book or Pamphlet

March of the Slaves

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Description: Two illustrations depicting the capture by Europeans of Africans who were taken away on ships to be slaves. The caption is in French.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Foreign farm scene, possibly in Algiers, with McCormick binder and farmers in field.

Date: 1889 

Description: Page from a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. The page includes two illustrations of features of the McCormick mower and an illustration title...

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Description: A meeting at the Braden Center. Although unidentified, it is probably a meeting of the Kentucky Alliance. Identified individuals include local activists An...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lantern slide of two men and two women carrying packs. One of the women and one of the men are squatting on the ground. All four are naked abo...

Date: 1958-10-21 

Description: Representatives of overseas students' organizations were greeted by University President Conrad Elvehjem, Vice-Pres. Fred Harrington, and Prof. Jonathon Cu...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Cover of a public relations booklet outlining the Gatti-Hallicrafters expedition to British East Africa. Features a color photograph of Italian explorer At...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of an Angolian prisoner with hands and feet bound in a wooden brace. Caption reads, "These methods were used to capture and hold the prisoners which w...

Date: 1906 

Description: Schlitz advertisement copied from the "Milwaukee Press Club Annual." The image features an African man holding a Schlitz advertising sign. Underneath the i...

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