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Date: 1971-11 ca.
Description: Poster recruiting University students to travel to Washington, D.C., to protest the Vietnamese Conflict. Features an image of a Vietnamese boy, repeated fi...
Description: Civil rights activities near the Canton, Mississippi courthouse. Two police officers are pictured holding shot guns and carrying bags of tear gas equipment...
Description: A crowd of civilians attending a Nazi rally in Danzig.
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: Elevated view over tightly packed crowd towards Philosophy Professor Frithjof Bergmann, shown from the back standing at a podium, calling for a United Stat...
Description: Anti-Vietnam War protestors being dragged onto federal property by police at the Naval Weapons Station.
Description: Father James Groppi (1931-) and social activists at NAACP March, marching east up Wisconsin Avenue.
from Tools for Teaching the History of Civil Rights in Milwaukee and the Nation (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2015)
Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...
Description: Father James Groppi with his fist in the air at the Wisconsin State Capitol during welfare demonstrations. He is surrounded by other protesters.
Description: CIO members joined Lincoln Brigade veterans in a demonstration on Wisconsin Avenue last week to demand the breaking off of U.S. diplomatic relations with F...
Date: 1971-01-26 ca.
Description: A poster advertising a protest against the Vietnam war. A collection of political and military leaders gather in a make-shift indoor set. A crowd gathers a...
Description: UW students protest a rally by the Wisconsin Socialist Club, hosts of an event at the Wisconsin Union theater supporting Fidel Castro and protesting the re...
Date: 1921 ca.
Description: A boy parades past the Oneida County courthouse with a sign that reads, "Others Quickly Followed."
Description: Caption on back, "Sign at the entry to Offutt AFB in Bellevue, Nebraska where the Strategic Air Command (SAC) headquarters and targeting operations are loc...
Date: 1979 ca.
Description: Social action poster advertising a march against executions. The headline at top reads, "National March Against Death," and at the bottom "Stop Executions....
Date: 1958-09 ca.
Description: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) picketers outside the Schroeder Hotel where the Apprenticeship meeting was held. A Blatz...
Description: Civil rights sit-in by John Salter, Joan Trumpauer, and Anne Moody at Woolworth's lunch counter. A crowd of people pours sugar, ketchup and mustard on them...
Date: 1971 ca.
Description: Recruitment poster for a Soviet Jewry Freedom Bus, advocating the liberation of the Soviet Jewish population. Features large chain links and the phrase "Le...
Description: A Vietnam veteran holds a hand-lettered sign that reads, "No More Veteran Guinea Pigs".
Description: Elevated view of a suffrage parade with a large crowd looking on.
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