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Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Horse-drawn wagon in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration through downtown. The horse bears signs that read "1946 One Horse Pay!" and "1846 One Hor...

Photograph

Veterans Housing

Date: 1947 

Description: Three men at the University of Wisconsin, with tent and sign that reads "People of Madison! Vets in tent need rooms to rent".

Photograph

SNCC Protest

Date: 1965 

Description: A protest held by the Boston Friends of SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) in support of federal protection for civil rights and voter regist...

Date: 1966-11-18 

Description: Two men carry signs to protest exploitation of tenants who are members of Local 404 by their landlord who is manager of College Barber Shop.

Photograph

SNCC Protest

Date: 1965 

Description: A protest held by the Boston Friends of SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) in support of federal protection for civil rights and voter regist...

This image gallery depicts Madison, Wisconsin, as a hub of dynamic social, political and cultrual change from the 1960s through the mid-1970s.

Date: 1953 before

Description: Convicted spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg received a death sentence in 1951, not long after Joseph R. McCarthy burst into the headlines with his charges a...

Photograph

Iraq War Protest

Date: 2003-02-15 

Description: Veterans of various wars marching during a protest against the war in Iraq. New York and New Jersey leaders of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War played...

Date: 1964-08-08 

Description: A group sings freedom songs at the Freedom School Convention during Freedom Summer.

Date: 1966 

Description: Jesus Salas, in a white shirt and standing in front of the microphone with his arm raised, addresses a rally at the top of the steps in front of Waushara C...

Date: 1936 

Description: Four police officers on horses watch picketers cross a street.

Date: 1966-08-15 

Description: 30 marchers of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) march from Wautoma to Madison on Highway 21 to petition lawmakers to hold farms and food industry corporatio...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Anti-war demonstrators wearing garrison style hats reading "Vietnam Vets For Peace" march in parade carrying American flags and placards while a large crow...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Father James Groppi, seen wearing sunglasses in the middle of a crowd, leads a demonstration against discrimination.

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Description: Sign posted along side of the road reading "The people of Rudolph say no to nuclear power plants."

Drawing

Vet Cong

Date:  

Description: A black ink drawing of Vietnam veterans standing together. The man in front is holding a sign that reads, "Vietnam, Forgive Us. Vietnam Veterans Against Th...

from Tools for Teaching the History of Civil Rights in Milwaukee and the Nation (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2015)

Date: 1966 

Description: Marchers of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) leaving Wautoma and walking towards Madison along Highway 21 to petition lawmakers to hold farms and food indus...

View images produced by the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, while they were challenging a white, supremacist delegation.

Date: 1991-07-04 

Description: New York members of Veterans for Peace, a national organization that united veterans of all wars, marching in a Fourth of July Parade.

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