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Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Photograph of a watercolor painting by F.W. Heine of fellow artist Franz Rohrbeck. Rohrbeck is painting a study of a figure for the Jerusalem panorama (c...
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: View down sidewalk, with a line of people walking towards camera on the left, and on the right cars parked along the curb. In the background, police office...
Description: Lewis Arms hugs Helen Berry playfully. He is wearing his Navy uniform.
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: A line of predominantly African-American people likely outside of the Leflore County Courthouse, probably at a voter registration drive. Caucasian law enfo...
Description: Women of the Haywood Handicrafters, a civil rights project established for black women in Haywood County, Tennessee. Many of these women had been subject...
Date: date unknown
Description: Church located at the corner of Broadway and Division Streets. A group of men, women and children stand at the corner near a large lamp post.
Description: Group of people at the Forrest City court hearing. Two central people are identified as "Joanna" and "Ben." SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: African American man harvesting cotton with an experimental McCormick-Deering 2-row cotton picker mounted on a Farmall Regular tractor.
Description: Slightly elevated view from lawn over brick retaining wall of a large crowd of African American men and women walking down a sidewalk. Two state patrol veh...
Description: Unidentified man of African descent from the Civil War period.
Description: Myles Horton visiting citizenship school sewing class for younger members; teacher, Bernice Robinson. "Modernage" sewing machine featured.
Description: Three African American men, wearing no shirts or shoes, leaning over as if to stretch. At Highlander Folk School, part of the Summer Youth Project dance cl...
Description: Louis Holland of Union Grove High School tied the sprint record during the Madison West Relays at the Camp Randall Memorial building.
Description: Anne Braden and Rev. Ben Chavis at an SOC (Southern Organizing Committee for Economic and Human Welfare) event. Braden and Chavis were founding members a...
Description: Slightly elevated view down sidewalk of a large group of men and women walking away from the camera. On the left police officers and onlookers stand among...
Date: 1947 ca.
Description: This map of Racine has labeled streets, the Root River, Lake Michigan, and includes manuscript annotations of newly annexed areas and African-American neig...
Description: Alexander Krueger and E.S. Goetsch visiting a home in Shelby County, Alabama. The family, two women, two children, and a baby, pose in front of the house,...
Date: 1946 ca.
Description: This map shows scenes from America's history with names of historical events superimposed on a map of the United States.
Description: Michigan halfback, Gene Derricette, intercepting a pass intended for Wisconsin's Clarence Self, during their football game at Camp Randall Stadium.
Description: Esau Jenkins, whose request for help registering citizens on Johns Island provided the basis for the citizenship school program at Highlander Folk School,...
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