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Date: 1971-10 ca.

Description: Poster publicizing a "Walk for Development" event, put on by Young World Development. Features three fists with different skin tones, and the motto, "The R...

Photograph

Nazi Surveillance

Date: 1940-10 

Description: Street scene of people in the Jewish ghetto in Szydlowiec, Poland, being addressed by two German soldiers. The scene was witnessed by American journalist A...

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Description: Robert Zellner with people involved in the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee. From left to right are Larry Rubin, Matthew Jones, Robert Zellner, M...

Date: 1969 

Description: Father James Groppi with his fist in the air at the Wisconsin State Capitol during welfare demonstrations. He is surrounded by other protesters.

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Description: Daisy Bates speaking at the podium at a breakfast given in her honor at the Sheraton Plaza.

Date: 1963-05-28 

Description: Three civil rights activists sit at a Woolworth's lunch counter in a non-violent demonstration. From left to right are Professor John Salter, Joan Trumpaue...

Date: 1957-09 ca.

Description: L.C. and Daisy Bates watching television with Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus on the screen.

Date: 1955-09-22 

Description: Willie Reed, an 18-year-old "surprise" witness who bravely testified during the murder trial of 14-year-old Emmett Till, correctly identifying the white de...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Two protesters hold a banner in Central Park that reads, "Smash Racist Courts! Free the Panther 21, sds." Park benches are stacked on top of each other in...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men, women, and children - likely tenant farmers or "sharecroppers" - picking cotton by hand.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Young women and men holding up a banner reading: "Student Union Movement," a social justice group based out of Milwaukee Area Technical College. Other peop...

The Natchez Poverty Report

View this gallery of photographs from an unpublished 1960s report on living conditions in the African-American neighborhoods of Natchez, Mississippi.

Book or Pamphlet

Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Cover design of a pamphlet of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), "an urgent call to real men from the imperial palace" in Atlanta, Ga., Col. W. J. Simm...

Date: 1940-10 

Description: A street in the Jewish ghetto in Lublin, Poland.

Date: 1960 

Description: Members of a Des Moines United Packinghouse Workers of America local picket outside a Woolworth's store to demonstrate their opposition to segregation of W...

Date: 1933 

Description: International Model A-4 truck delivering heating oil to residential home in Vancouver, British Columbia, 1933. Truck was owned by Watkins-Winram Coal Co....

Date: 1964-08 

Description: Lloyd Barbee poses in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1964-04 

Description: Founding members of the Southern Students Organizing Committee (SSOC) at a committee meeting, discussing ways to organize white students in the South to pr...

Date: 1954 

Description: Comic strip showing man bombing a house because it is being sold to an African-American man. A police officer arrests the seller of the home for inciting t...

Photograph

Race Relations '66

Date: 1966-09-25 

Description: Still from an episode of the WTMJ program "Human Rights," which was titled "Race Relations '66." Four people: Wesley L. Scott, executive director of the Mi...

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