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Reverend Jim Wright

Date: 1978-06-27 

Description: Candid view of the Reverend Jim Wright seated outdoors at Brittingham Park speaking with someone.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View from sidewalk of a fire ladder truck parked across the street near storefronts. In the left foreground an African American man is watching as fire fig...

Date: 1955-07-24 

Description: Dr. C.H. Paris, Fred Patterson, and Mrs. Rosa Parks attending a Segregation Workshop at Highlander Folk School.

Date: 1920 

Description: Escape artist Harry Houdini being tortured by cannibals in the silent film "Terror Island." Like the other films in which Houdini stared, the plot was desi...

Date: 1915-02-17 

Description: African American children and adults posed in front of a run-down building — possibly a rural school house.

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. A...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View from under roof of Hood & Lyle's Furniture store of two police officers with batons standing near a parade of people, mostly African American, as they...

Photograph

Cutting Sugar Cane

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of agricultural workers cutting sugar cane, possibly in Morgan City. In the foreground, a young man sits on a pile of sugar cane, chewing on cane s...

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Description: Unidentified group of train ticket agents standing near train. Special excursion.

Photograph

SCHW Convention

Date: 1946-11 

Description: Delegates to the annual convention of the Southern Conference for Human Welfare gather outside the convention hall.

Date: 1862 

Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...

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Description: An African American family standing on the porch of their home, behind a wooden picket fence.

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.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Caucasian woman, identified as Barbara Deming, hands leaflets to an African American family on a front porch. The location is tentatively identified as G...

Date: 1941-09-19 ca.

Description: A group of men and women who have applied for employment at the new St. Paul Works sit around a table. They are being interviewed by representatives of Int...

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Photograph

Louis Hughes

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Description: Studio portrait of Louis Hughes, seated and holding a book.

Date: 1946-11 

Description: Mary McLeod Bethune, noted civil rights leader and educator, is introduced to the audience at the annual convention of the Southern Conference for Human Ri...

Date: 1944 

Description: Farm worker, Frank White, stops harvesting to pose with watermelon found among the cotton crop. The field, part of the O'Neill Ranch located in Helm, Cali...

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