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Date: 1898 ca.

Description: String band consisting of seven inmates at Waupun State Prison. Three seated men hold guitars, three others hold violins and one standing man holds a cello...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Amzie Moore in military uniform.

Photograph

Fair Housing March

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Description: March for fair housing in Milwaukee. Father James Groppi is on the right.

Photograph

Velma Hamilton

Date: 1951-10-17 

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Harry (Velma) Hamilton, Route 3, Madison, appointed to the Governor's Commission on Human Rights and Madison Human Rights Council by Gover...

Photograph

Mason Richmond

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Description: Portrait of Mason Richmond, son of Lillie Greene Richmond, in uniform. He served in World War I.

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Description: African American workers picking cotton in a cotton field. Possibly in Mississippi.

Photograph

Wilmot Gin Company

Date: 1937 

Description: Workers tend machinery powered by an International PD-80 power unit at the Wilmot Gin Company.

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Dr. Joseph Carpenter, assistant professor of Afro-American Education & Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is seated with his family. His...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A waist-up mug shot of Mattie Maupin, seated on a chair, showing a front view and a right side view.

Photograph

Beef Dressing Floor

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Description: A Milwaukee member of the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workers of North America guts a beef carcass on the dressing floor.

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...

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Description: Mamie Arms Hall, mother of Lewis Arms, holds up her red cross badge which shows she has a son at war. These badges were usually displayed on a door or in a...

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Description: Production still from the film "Porgy and Bess." Porgy (Sidney Poitier) kneels on his cart which is pulled by a goat. He passes a group of men playing dice...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of members of the Greene, Shepard, Gadlin, Grimes, and Craig families who lived in the Pleasant Ridge community.

Date: 1968-04 

Description: Dance interpretation of "Down on Me," a spiritual, as part of the Soul Roots Festival, April 26-27. Silhouettes of dancers with their arms raised.

Date: 1980-04-19 ca.

Description: Dale and Vel Phillips sit behind a table.

Date: 1917 

Description: Three men unload an International truck owned by J.E. Vann and Company Wholesale Grocers. The truck is carrying bags and crates of merchandise and is parke...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a woman standing near a tree in the yard with a large spinning wheel.

Date: 1939 

Description: Image from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with Rosalie, Ollie Mae, and Adrena Matthews posing by their garden, near the front step...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Bernice Lindsay is standing under a new reflected street name sign in her honor. She is wearing a coat, a hat, and a broach. Beside her is a fire hydrant....

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