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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...
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...
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: African-American students gathered in a room at what the original caption identifies as the "Muskogee Colored High School."
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Description: Eugene Parks.
Description: Young African-American man seated on a P&O planter pulled by mules on the plantation of Mrs. William H. Stovall.
Description: Elizabeth Eckford, one of the Little Rock Nine, doing homework.
Description: In the foreground, a man with a cane on a porch looks down towards the camera. In the background, a man walks down the alley. "The alley is long, dark and...
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