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Polish Ghetto

Date: 1940-10 

Description: Children and adults in the Jewish ghetto in Szydlovwisc, Poland, posing for American journalist Alvin Steinkopf.

Date: 1955-09-03 

Description: Mamie Till Bradley, the mother of Emmett Till, weeps during his funeral. The 14-year-old Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi for alle...

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Emmett Till Trial

Date: 1955-09-19 

Description: Roy Bryant, and his half-brother J.W. Milam, (left to right) with their attorney on the opening day of their trial for the murder of Emmett Till. The 14-ye...

Date: 1955-08 

Description: A group of African Americans in the courtroom at the Emmett Till murder trial. The 14-year-old Till, who was visiting Mississippi from Chicago, was murdere...

Date: 1879-02-08 

Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...

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Ghetto Street Scene

Date: 1940 

Description: Street scene in the Jewish ghetto in Szydlowiec, Poland, photographed by American journalist Alvin Steinkopf, about one year after the German invasion.

Date:  date unknown

Description: American Nazi protesting the rights of African Americans.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) bumper sticker reading, "One man, one vote."

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Fair Housing March

Date: 1966-08-29 

Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.

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

Date: 1876-08-12 

Description: A cartoon depicting Justice holding bodies on her scale, one white and six black. The caption includes the phrase "Five More Wanted".

Date: 1951-12-15 

Description: Four members of the Friendship Club stand around a table while assembling a cookbook. Left to right, Mrs. Malcom Gordon, Gertrude Taliaferro, Mrs. William...

Date: 2016-03-29 

Description: Outdoor view of the Janesville Donald Trump rally. A Vietnam veteran is holding up a sign reading: "Racism is Ugly, Racism is Bad." A younger man is standi...

Date: 1957-09-04 

Description: First attempt of the Little Rock Nine to enter Central High School. They were denied entrance by the Arkansas National Guard who had been called up by Gove...

Date: 1955-09 

Description: Rev. Moses Wright and his son Simon outside the Sumner courthouse where two white men were on trial for the murder of 14 year-old Emmett Till (Wright's nep...

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Willie McGee Rally

Date: 1952 before

Description: An unidentified rally in support of the rights of Willie McGee who was convicted of raping a white woman in 1945. His case attracted the attention of many...

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Daisy Bates

Date: 1963-04 

Description: Daisy Bates seated at a desk in the NAACP office.

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Nazi Surveillance

Date: 1940-10 

Description: Street scene of people in the Jewish ghetto in Szydlowiec, Poland, being addressed by two German soldiers. The scene was witnessed by American journalist A...

Date: 1960 

Description: Senator John F. Kennedy, then campaigning for the presidency, speaks with Frank D. Reeves and Marjorie Lawson during a meeting of the American Council on H...

Date: 1974 

Description: Poster advertising a demonstration to end racism and repression in North Carolina. An outline of the shape of North Carolina is in the center, with a banne...

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