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Burned Cross

Date:  date unknown

Description: A charred wooden cross attached to a stake in the ground on the lawn near a sidewalk. In the background are several commercial and residential buildings.

Date: 1965-09-29 

Description: Group of people at the Forrest City court hearing. Two central people are identified as "Joanna" and "Ben". SNCC Arkansas Project.

Date: 1959-05-26 

Description: Eleanor Roosevelt speaks at a fund-raising event for SCEF, the Southern Conference Educational Fund, held at the Hotel Delmonico. She praised SCEF particul...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.

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Description: Cover design of a pamphlet entitled "The Five Horses of the Apocalypse," featuring a line drawing of Ku Klux Klansmen wearing conic masks and white robes (...

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: George Wiley speaking at a rally, wearing a "Welfare Rights Now!" button on his shirt.

Date:  date unknown

Description: American Nazi protesting the rights of African Americans.

Date:  

Description: Portrait of James L. Farmer, Jr. sitting at his desk with a "End Segregation - CORE" poster behind him. James Leonard Farmer, Jr. was a civil rights activi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) bumper sticker reading, "One man, one vote."

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...

Date: 1958-12-30 

Description: Letter from Henry M. Hogan of General Motors to Virginia Huebner, Director of the Fair Employment Practices Division of the Wisconsin Industrial Commission...

Date: 1879-11-01 

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 dogs. The capti...

Date: 1965-03 

Description: Ralph Helstein (second from the left), the president of the United Packinghouse Workers of America, with other union leaders on the first day of the civil...

Date:  

Description: The Milwaukee police approach a line of NAACP Youth Council members in an attempt to break up a demonstration.

Date: 1983 

Description: Eddie Carthan, the black mayor of Tchula, Mississippi, seen at the party celebrating the commutation of his sentence. Carthan was jailed on charges though...

Date: 1964 

Description: Four people seated at a desk which has a poster on it advertising Freedom Day School Withdrawal, set for Monday, May 18th, 1964.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A poster with an image of armed law enforcement officers surrounding a building during an election or voter education meeting. The text reads, "Voters Welc...

Photograph

SNCC Meeting

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Ben G. at the Little Rock staff meeting. SNCC Arkansas Project.

Date: 1963 

Description: "Martin Luther King .... at Communist Training School," a broadside received by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, while civil rights legislation was bei...

Date: 1955-09 

Description: Rev. Moses Wright and his son Simon outside the Sumner courthouse where two white men were on trial for the murder of 14 year-old Emmett Till (Wright's nep...

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