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Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View from under roof of Hood & Lyle's Furniture of two police officers with batons standing near a parade of people, mostly African American, as they walk...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Street lined with storefronts, horse-drawn carts and pedestrians. Electric power lines hang over the street. On right side of photograph, an African Americ...

Date: 1948-06-06 

Description: Group portrait of nine African-American women and Rev. Cunningham (?) standing in front of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 548 West Johnson Street.

Date: 1925-08-19 

Description: Workers are removing dirt for the construction of the New York City subway with a Bucyrus shovel loader and an International truck. The workers are below s...

Date: 1971-03 

Description: Poster announcing a benefit performance for the 1971 Ann Arbor Blues Festival. Featuring Jimmy "Fast Fingers" Dawkins, John Hammond, the Sam Lay Blues Revi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View over back of chair towards Vel Phillips sitting at a table talking with an unidentified man on her right. In the background, sitting on the other side...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Advertising lithograph depicting the first public demonstration of a mechanical reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steeles Tavern, Virginia, in 1831. The sc...

Date: 1964-07 ca.

Description: A group of men and women work on a community construction project. Several support the framing of a wall, while a man straddles the top of the frame to ham...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a line of African American men and women standing on a sidewalk. Several of them are holding papers. On the right is a storefront, and on...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Men use mule-led wagons while working on a residential road. Bricks are piled high on either side of the street.

Date: 1971 ca.

Description: Poster with an image of Fred Hampton, a member of the black panthers, wearing sunglasses and a hat. Caption reads, "Fred Hampton is a Black Panther". Info...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Young Sculptor

Date: 1968-05-13 

Description: Thurman Butler, 16, with the sculpture he made while practicing cutting and welding techniques in a foundry course at Milwaukee Technical college. He calle...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking up towards Vel Phillips standing at a podium. She is wearing a coat and gloves and speaking into a microphone. Snow is falling. There is a tra...

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Description: Folk singer Guy Carawan plays guitar and sings as James Bevel and Bernard Lafayette sing along.

Date: 1969-04-06 

Description: Children walking out of chuch after the Easter Sunday service at St. James United Methodist Church at 1114 West Brown Street.

Date: 1966 

Description: Several people, probably voter registration volunteers, stand outdoors in front of a building near tables and chairs at a primary election for the LCFO (Lo...

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Description: Three men harvesting grain. One man is operating a grain binder, another man is standing near him, and a third man is sitting on one of the horses. In the...

Photograph

Lewis Arms, Jr.

Date: 1954 

Description: Lewis "Lewie" Arms, Jr. poses wearing a Madison, Wisconsin t-shirt.

Date: 1862-08-02 

Description: Engraved view of several men in a long trench digging Grant's canal on the Mississippi River opposite Vicksburg.

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