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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: "Racine County War Veterans Living and Dead." A composite of small oval head and shoulders portraits, consisting of about 100 Union soldiers, all identifie...

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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Description: Cartoon of Jim Crow in the U.S. zone of postwar Germany, with a soldier goose stepping in the foreground, and Hitler and Stalin in the background.

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...

Date: 1959-10-29 

Description: Flyer for a rally "The Right To Vote. The Fight To Vote" sponsored by the Federation of Negro Civil Service Organizations, Inc. Speakers include Jackie Ro...

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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...

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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...

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Description: "It Almost Broke Her Up," One of a series of satiric trade cards issues by the Arbuckle's Aroisa Coffe Co. This incident is borrowed from "Texas Siftings,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An engraving of a young Frederick Douglass.

Date: 1884-06-03 

Description: Drawings of the Republican National Convention. The main drawing shows an outside view with the caption "Scene in front of the convention building during t...

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: 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...

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: 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: 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...

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Description: Holiday card of an African American child standing next to a snowman. The child is wearing a jacket, snow pants, boots, stocking cap and earmuffs. The snow...

Date: 1972 

Description: Holiday card with three children of different races, Asian American, Caucasian and African American, sleeping in three beds. Each has a stocking pinned to...

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Description: "Little Rock's Lady of the Year," a flyer distributed by racists in Little Rock, illustrated by her 1946 police mug shot and arrest record. The text charge...

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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: 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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