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Algerian FLN Member

Date: 1957-08 

Description: An Algerian National Liberation Front member leaning on a boulder. He has a moustache and is wearing glasses.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Annie Devine, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Victoria Gray, fellow MFDP candidates. All three women are wearing hats and carrying handbags. A crowd of people are be...

Brief descriptions and links to original documents created by CORE, SNCC, COFO, local residents, volunteers and opponents. Organized by topic

Read an overview of this pivotal event in the nation's civil rights era

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card from D.C. Everest, Wisconsin paper industrialist. The front of the card reads "After twenty years we have again established sanity in governme...

Follow the progression of key events before, during and after Freedom Summer. Contains links to original documents

Date: 1963 

Description: Rifle marksmanship class of the anti-Castro group Commandos L in the Everglades. A man lies on the gravelly ground operating the bolt action of a rifle. A...

Date: 1860-04-23 

Description: Drawing of The National Democratic Convention in session at Charleston, South Carolina.

Date: 1954-09-02 

Description: Senator Karl Mundt (S.D.,Rep.) wears a suit and hat while putting a cigar up to his mouth. Mundt came to Madison to address a session of the University of...

Date: 1957-08 

Description: Two Algerian members of the National Liberation Front stand on rocks wearing long grass as camouflage and holding rifles in the Algerian desert. There are...

Date: 1957-08 

Description: An Algerian member of the National Liberation Front poses as 'attacking' Dickey Chapelle from a boulder in the desert. He is jumping off a boulder with a l...

Photograph

Man Waving Cap

Date: 1928-11-01 

Description: A man wearing overalls and a bow tie and carrying a lunchbox waves his cap, as part of the "You know me Al" presidential campaign of Alfred E. Smith. This...

Date: 1880-06 

Description: Illustration of Honorary George F. Hoar addressing a huge crowd of delegates at the National Republican Convention.

Date: 1964 

Description: Campaign poster with black and white head shot of Lyndon Baines Johnson that reads "LBJ For The USA".

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: An integrated group of people stand outdoors in coats and hats. A man in a light-colored shirt in the foreground, probably civil rights activist and MFDP m...

Date: 1946-08 ca.

Description: Campaign brochure issued by Robert M. La Follette, Jr., after his decision to return the Wisconsin Progressive Party to the Republican Party. The brochure...

Date: 1957-08 

Description: An Algerian group of National Liberation Front members gathered in a group. They are wearing caps and fatigues and some of them are standing at attention....

Date: 1949-06-24 

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Joseph R. Farrington, Washington D.C., president of the National Federaton of Women's Republican Clubs, in her suite at the Hotel Loraine.

Date: 1963 

Description: Member of the anti-Castro group Commandos L setting up to test an incendiary device in the Everglades. A man stands above a brown package in a gravel clear...

Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion
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