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Costume Party

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Description: Group of Caucasian individuals dressed up as African Americans, in blackface and eating watermelon.

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.

Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion

Follow the progression of key events before, during and after Freedom Summer. Contains links to original documents

Date:  date unknown

Description: The famous civil rights activist Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. stands in the foreground in the center right. He speaks to a young man and an olde...

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Description: A cartoon depicting an African American family hovering beneath a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) and a white supremacist in the Reconstruction South. There is a sk...

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Description: Page 2 of a leaflet entitled "The Little Rock Story," apparently intended by its publisher, American Nationalist, to persuade NAACP sympathizers in Little...

Photograph

SNCC Meeting

Date: 1965 ca.

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

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Description: Anne Braden and Rev. Ben Chavis at an SOC (Southern Organizing Committee for Economic and Human Welfare) event. Braden and Chavis were founding members a...

Date: 1965-10 

Description: Demonstration at the Greyhound Bus station, showing a woman holding a sign that reads: "Sit Down Like Human Beings." SNCC Arkansas Project.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Two members of United Packinghouse Workers Local 1124 in New Orleans on strike against the Colonial Sugar Company. They graphically symbolize the UPWA's d...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Johnnie Tillmon addressing a Mother's Day March on Washington, ca. 1968 or 1969. George Wiley sits directly behind her, on the left. Ethel Kennedy looks on...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Father James Groppi (center) and the NAACP participate in a civil rights march. Police are armed and escorting the protestors. The marchers are passing an...

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: 1876-08-12 

Description: A cartoon depicting Justice holding bodies on her scale, one white and six black. The caption includes the phrase "Five More Wanted".

Date: 1965-11 

Description: Three men and two women, including Margie Holman, at the statewide pre-conference committee meeting. SNCC Arkansas Project.

Date: 1960-03-03 

Description: A crowd of five hundred University of Wisconsin students, some carrying protest signs, attend a rally on Library Mall. They are demonstrating peacefully ag...

Book or Pamphlet

Cover of "The Kourier"

Date: 1932-09 

Description: Cover design of "The Kourier," a Ku Klux Klan (KKK) publication, featuring a drawing of a klansman wearing a conic hat and white robes and holding a torch...

Date: 1915-02-22 

Description: African American tenant farmers assembled for a barbecue. The tenants worked for Louis Frank Sessions who appears in the front row, third from the left (we...

Date: 1973 

Description: Social action poster advertising Native American Week, January 26-Feburuary 3, 1973. In the center is a photograph of two Native Americans, an adult and a...

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