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Description: A cartoon depicting an African American family hovering beneath a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) and a white supremacist in the Reconstruction South. There is a sk...
Date: 1970-04-25 ca.
Description: Unidentified male African American artist, wearing a beret with two illegible buttons on it, kneels on the edge of the stage talking or singing into a hand...
Description: A group of Civil Rights activists, including Septima Clark (left), pose in front of the Highlander Library.
Description: Unidentified African American male artist, wearing a beret with two illegible buttons on it, kneels on the edge of the stage talking or singing into a hand...
Description: A man wearing a beret with two buttons on it dances across the stage. An audience member on the left is also dancing, and stagehands and photographers crow...
Description: Two African American men unloading the cement chute during paving of Janesville Plank Road.
Description: A group of smelter workers, with their hands raised as if responding to a question, at a Highlander Folk School workshop.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A young man is shown riding a mule. He is transporting harvested sugar cane.
Description: Carson Gulley, chef for UW dormitories, sits at a table in front of a WIBA microphone. He is wearing a chef's hat and white uniform.
Description: Portrait of Benjamin Butts as part of a composite portrait of Officers, Clerks and Employees of the Wisconsin Assembly. He worked as a washroom attendant.
Description: A stewards' training class conducted by local 108 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an African American child (probably a girl) wearing a white dress. Text written on the back of the photog...
Description: Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., who later changed his name to Muhammad Ali, (white trunks) fighting Amos Johnson in the 178 pound final of the Pan-American Gam...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A page from the Webb family album, compiled and captioned by Andrew Webb Jr., son of Caroline Webb, with four images of family friends, including two young...
Date: date unknown
Description: Several men loading sugar cane bales into train cars using a hoist. The text "USS Corp. 24" (partially obscured) can be read on one of the train cars.
Description: Young people at a Quaker work camp praying before a meal. A list of chores and a daily schedule is written on a chalkboard in the background.
Description: African American prison inmates working on a road chain-gang in Florida or Georgia.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Benjamin Butts posing outside the Wisconsin Historical Society where he worked as a messenger.
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...
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an African American woman in a formal dress seated on a sofa. Photograph was taken by Berdette E. Akin, w...
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