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Description: Interior view of the crowds in the Wisconsin Industry Building and the building's unusual art deco decoration. Few photographs depict African Americans at...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee poster depicting an African American man in a straw hat and overalls seated in front of a weathered building. Tex...

Date: 1941-07-22 

Description: Scrapbook page of trip highlights from a bike hosteling trip to Pine Bluff (Dane County), Sauk City (Sauk County), and Okee (Columbia County), sponsored by...

Date: 1966 before

Description: A crowd outside the Madison County courthouse is addressed by four men standing on top of the courthouse steps. In the background, commercial buildings ar...

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Read about the woman from Milwaukee's South Side who became Wisconsin's first African American secretary of state.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: African-American students gathered in a room at what the original caption identifies as the "Muskogee Colored High School."

Date: 1966 before

Description: A group of three men and one woman stand atop the steps of the Madison County courthouse, facing away from the building. One man holds a book in his hands...

Photograph

Vel Phillips

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Formal portrait of Vel Phillips during her tenure as Wisconsin's Secretary of State.

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Re-enactors demonstrate a replica of the first reaper built by Cyrus Hall McCormick in 1831. The man raking at the back of the reaper appears to be playing...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A page from a scrapbook created by Andrew Webb Jr. when he was a patient at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium from 1931-1934, with images of ot...

Date: 1987-08-22 

Description: Green Bay Packer Kenneth Davis lying on the field during a preseason game against the Washington Redskins at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, WI. The Packe...

Photograph

Worker Harassment

Date: 1955-06 

Description: Private security guards hired by the Colonial Sugar Company photograph striking members of the United Packinghouse Union. As the result of a court restrai...

Photograph

Teacher and Student

Date: 1965 

Description: A white volunteer teaches a young African-American boy at a desk in front of a bookcase. Used in a brochure with the title, 'SNCC Summer 1965.'

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: A girl fills a bucket at a water hydrant near a drainage ditch. Buildings are on either side, and laundry hangs from clotheslines above.

“Row upon row o...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A young man is shown riding a mule. He is transporting harvested sugar cane.

Date: 1966 before

Description: Three men stand in front of the Madison County courthouse, facing away from the building. Two men hold a book together.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men standing around a puddle alongside a road near a small snowbank. One man bends down on near the puddle with a hammer in his hand. Signs for beer appear...

Photograph

Eugene (Gene) Parks

Date: 1975-04 

Description: Eugene Parks.

Date: 1928-05-01 

Description: Young African-American man seated on a P&O planter pulled by mules on the plantation of Mrs. William H. Stovall.

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Description: Elizabeth Eckford, one of the Little Rock Nine, doing homework.

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