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Description: A group of protesters are holding signs while standing behind a stone barricade outside the Donald Trump rally. A few of the signs make reference to Trumps...
Description: View towards a man walking alone down the middle of the closed street outside of the Republican presidential debate at the Milwaukee Theater. The man is ho...
Date: 1957-09 ca.
Description: L.C. and Daisy Bates watching television with Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus on the screen.
Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler of South Carolina in fine clothing standing next to an African American on his knees, surrounded by bulls. The capt...
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: Campaign poster for Victoria Gray. She ran against the policies of white segregationist Senator John Stennis in the 5th District. Along with Fannie Lou Ham...
Description: Charred remains of a Baptist College after having been burned.
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: Exterior of building showing door with the sign "Rooms for rent. Colored only". SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: A welfare demonstration led by Father James Groppi (center) in the Wisconsin Assembly chambers.
Date: 1924-10-04 before
Description: Broadside advertising a meeting and picnic of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) at Miller's Park in Madison, Wisconsin.
Description: Victory celebration for Eddie Carthan, the black activist mayor of Tchula, Mississippi. Carthan was convicted on charges of robbery and murder in 1981. Thi...
Description: "Martin Luther King .... at Communist Training School," a broadside received by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, while civil rights legislation was bei...
Description: Civil rights group CORE picketing the Board of Realtors at Coach House Motor Inn for fairness and equality in housing.
Description: View of the front of a line of protesters marching down the street near to the Republican presidential debate at the Milwaukee Theater. The group is clappi...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard of the Thompson Tent Show. A tent, a tall wagon and a truck that runs the generator are set up in a field or park with houses and tre...
Description: Civil rights sit-in by John Salter, Joan Trumpauer, and Anne Moody at Woolworth's lunch counter. A crowd of people pours sugar, ketchup and mustard on them...
Description: Group of people at the Forrest City court hearing. Two central people are identified as "Joanna" and "Ben." SNCC Arkansas Project.
Description: Students hold up a large banner reading: "The Real UW" at the Bernie Sanders rally held in the Kohl Center. The sign includes an illustration of the Bucky...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Men, women, and children - likely tenant farmers or "sharecroppers" - picking cotton by hand.
Description: Children playing outdoors at the Packinghouse Workers summer picnic.
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