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Date: 1968 

Description: Father James Groppi (1931-) and social activists at NAACP March, marching east up Wisconsin Avenue.

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Chattanooga Works

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Workers and casting molds at the Chattanooga Plow Works. The factory was originally operated by the Chattanooga Plow Company.

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Description: A group of men combing their hair in front of a mirror at Highlander Folk School.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edmonia Lewis (1845-1890), African American Sculptor. Lewis, the first famous American sculptor of African descent, had a Chipp...

Date: 1964-08 ca.

Description: A nighttime rally on the Atlantic City boardwalk in support of the Mississipi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP). Three people in front of the group carry sig...

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Description: Farmers Union School gathering at Highlander. A.A. Liveright smoking a pipe and holding a camera, left; Paul Bennett, right.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Elevated view of members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 20 on strike against the Wilson Company. They are standing outside their union...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Three people working on a community construction project. All three support a beam, while the man in the foreground hammers a nail into it.

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T-40 TracTracTor

Date: 1938 

Description: A man operates an International T-40 TracTracTor (crawler tractor). Original caption reads: "International T-40 TracTracTor equipped with bullgrader and us...

Date: 1945-08-08 

Description: Students attending a lecture. The Abraham Lincoln School for Social Science, Chicago, Illinois, sponsored a Summer Institute in Madison for several summers...

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Child at Candy Case

Date: 1964-05-07 

Description: Americus Kates, 10, surveys the candy case before making his selections.

Date: 1914-04 

Description: Booker T. Washington stands flanked by Richard "Dick" Lloyd Jones (left) and Jenkin Lloyd Jones (right) near the shore of a Madison lake. Washington, desc...

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Description: Highlander Folk School instructor Estelle Thompson showing leaflet-making and stencil cutting at CIO school.

Date: 1964-08-08 

Description: Two women clap and sing at the Freedom School Convention during the Freedom Summer civil rights project. Behind them is a mural, and a banner that says "St...

Date: 1972-11 

Description: Two African American women pose together sitting on the floor in front of a bricked-in fireplace. They are wearing skirts and tops.

Date: 1961-06-13 

Description: Large group of protesters in the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda many carrying signs in favor of Civil Rights for African-Americans. One man holds a sign f...

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Cheers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card with an African American woman dancing with Santa Claus. She is wearing a green mini-dress with a belt, and red go-go boots. A phonograph and...

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Paul Robeson

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Paul Robeson reading a copy of the leftist newspaper, the "National Guardian".

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Honorable John D. Brown, Director of Public Celebrations for the City of Boston, presents Daisy Bates with a replica of the famed "Paul Revere Bowl" at...

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Description: A young woman teaching a labor class at Highlander Folk School.

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