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Date: 1927-03-23 

Description: Ensemble of diggings at Ali Bacha. View looking downhill towards three men working on an archaeological excavation in Algeria, Africa. On the left an indig...

Date: 1696 

Description: Engraved and hand-colored map of Ethiopia, from Blaeu's General Atlas. Map title is framed by a man and a woman, both wearing head turbans, who are standin...

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: 1928-09-10 

Description: Clyde N. King stands next to an International Special Delivery truck at the "Mission in Buta" in the Belgian Congo. Three men sit on elephants nearby. King...

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: 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: 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...

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...

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: 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: 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...

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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: 1955-08 

Description: A community leadership workshop session, August-September, at Highlander Folk School. Elizabeth Brinkman, Germany, in background in a flower dress; obscure...

Poster

SNCC poster

Date:  date unknown

Description: Student Nonviolence Coordinating Committee (SNCC) poster featuring an African man and child on red background.

Photograph

Sphinx de Gizeh

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Sphinx at Giza in Egypt. Three men are standing or sitting on the shoulder of the Sphinx, and several men are sitting in the shade below with two camel...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Gargantua the Gorilla roars as he holds a native African tribesman over his head using one arm. In the background the rest of the tribe, carrying shields a...

Date: 1896 

Description: A group photograph of Violet Lee Dousman (back row, 3rd from left) and her fellow travelers, guides and Egyptians on a trip to Giza, Egypt. Five people are...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Leo Kehl, head of the Kehl School of Dance in Madison, Wisconsin, poses with a group of African men in native attire on an unknown occasion.

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: 1958-10-21 

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

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