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Date: 1916 

Description: African American man sitting inside an agricultural display of corn, potatoes, canned goods and International Harvester agricultural lecture charts. A bann...

Date: 1942 

Description: Farm worker dumping cotton from an International Harvester cotton picker into a trailer pulled by a Farmall M tractor.

Date: 1966 

Description: A group of people wait in line and fill out papers on tables outdoors near a building at a primary election for the LCFO (Lowndes County Freedom Organizati...

Photograph

James Forman

Date:  date unknown

Description: James Forman, noted civil rights activist, smoking a cigarette. Forman was known for his work in SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) and as th...

Photograph

Packinghouse Picnic

Date: 1953 

Description: Children playing outdoors at the Packinghouse Workers summer picnic.

Photograph

Man Holding Book

Date: 1966 before

Description: A man holding a book stands in front of a column of the Madison County Courthouse. He wears a plaid coat, a checkered suit, and a striped tie.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Bowling shirt designed, made and worn by Earlene Fuller of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, c. 1995. (Museum object #2008.176.5)

Date: 1952-04-12 

Description: Group portrait of Beloit high school 880 yard relay team. They won their event by 3/10s of a second. Their time was 1:35.1, 8/10s off the record. They a...

Date: 1966 

Description: A large group of people gathered outdoors on a lawn at a primary election for the LCFO (Lowndes County Freedom Organization). There are buildings in the ba...

Date: 1953-07-22 

Description: Portraying Diamond Jim Brady and Diamond Lil at the Blackhawk Country Club Gay 90's party are Robert and Harriet Narowetz. They are being served a drink b...

Date: 1958 

Description: Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine with officers of the NAACP at their 49th annual convention. Mrs. Bates and the nine students received an award for the...

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Wilmot Gin Company

Date: 1937 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: An elevated view of an audience at the bottom of a hill. Above them, a group of men and one woman are gathered next to a table and a microphone on a hill....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Kitchen interior in which a woman sits by a fireplace churning butter and a man standing by a fence outside is visible through the open doorway. In and su...

Photograph

John Cato, Shriner

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up profile portrait of John Cato, a Shriner, seated in Sid Boyum's kitchen. Cato is wearing a top hat, Shriner medallions, and a collar.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The famous civil rights activist Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. stands in the foreground in the center right. He speaks to a young man and an olde...

Date: 1974-04-08 ca.

Description: Group portrait of three people seated at a dining table. Wesley Scott, executive director of the Milwaukee Urban League, is facing Geraldine Wilson, who wa...

Date:  

Description: Two Black Civil War soldiers from Hughes and Metzer "Pictorial History of the Negro in America."

Read an overview of this pivotal event in the nation's civil rights era

Photograph

Ridgewood Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad platform of crowd of people waiting at the Ridgewood Depot, built in 1916 by architects W.W. Drinker and Frank A. Howard.

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