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Date: 1857 

Description: George W. Dawson, an African-American passenger from the steamer Central America swims to a piece of debris to which several men are clinging after...

Date: 1963 

Description: "Martin Luther King .... at Communist Training School," a broadside received by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, while civil rights legislation was bei...

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Description: Page 2 of a leaflet entitled "The Little Rock Story," apparently intended by its publisher, American Nationalist, to persuade NAACP sympathizers in Little...

Date: 1978 

Description: Holiday card showing four African Americans, two men and two women, sliding down a hill on a sled. More snow-covered hills are visible in the background. T...

Date: 1860 after

Description: African American man, left, map depicting Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and the border of Pennsylvania, right. Key of "DIRECTIONS" in upper right corner. At...

Date: 1972 

Description: Holiday card with three African Americans, two men and a baby. Inside of a black and white border, on a black background, the people appear in the lower le...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Holiday card showing the Civil Rights March on Selma, Alabama, in 1965. The Christmas star shines overhead and has glitter on it. The card has a red border...

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Greetings

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card showing an African American Santa Claus. He is wearing the traditional red suit, mittens and hat with white fur trim. He is carrying a sack ov...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over "Merry Christmas" wrapping paper in the background. Holly and bells appear overhead. Eac...

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Description: A cartoon depicting an African American family hovering beneath a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) and a white supremacist in the Reconstruction South. There is a sk...

Date: 1863-02-28 

Description: The First Regiment of the Louisiana Native Guards disembarking at Fort Macomb, Louisiana. The fort is adjacent to the Venetian Isles community, now legally...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Scene of 16 figures. A slave owner raises his whip as black families race towards Fort Monroe, some remain behind picking cotton. The slave owner is saying...

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NOEL

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over an image of three dimensional letters that read: "NOEL". The letters are slanting from u...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man runs towards and mocks Jefferson Davis, who stands with his head and wrists locked in stocks. Caption below reads, "Ha! Ha!...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "2ND ROU...

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Description: Buffet luncheon and drinks menu for the CMSP&P railway, with a waiter ready to serve a table of three men sitting at a table in the lounge car with drinks...

Date: 1981 ca.

Description: Holiday card with the Christ child in a manger surrounded by four praying children, each of a different race, Native American, African American, Caucasian...

Date: 1982 before

Description: "The painting shows the Choctaws and a mixed group of Major Daquin's Battalion of Free Men of Color. The latter were mostly attired in civilian clothes bec...

Date: 1964 

Description: A page from the pressbook for the movie "Black Like Me" depicting a one-sheet poster that could be ordered to publicize the film. The poster reads: "I chan...

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