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Date:  date unknown

Description: Father James Groppi, seen wearing sunglasses in the middle of a crowd, leads a demonstration against discrimination.

Photograph

SOC Leaders

Date: 1993-09 

Description: Scott Douglas and Connie Tucker (right), leaders of the Southern Organizing Committee (SOC), at an unidentified event.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A large crowd of protesters standing on the street outside the Republican presidential debate. The group are mostly college age, although a young boy is st...

Date: 1924-06 

Description: Poster advertising the first annual Spring Festival and Entertainment event held on June 14, 1924 by the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). There is an ima...

Date: 2016-03-29 

Description: An individual holds up a sign which features the mug shot of Martin Luther King Jr. and a quote from him: "One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust...

Date:  

Description: Poster for Freedom Day depicting a chained hand reaching for keys. The text includes "Number 2--February 22. Come March with Dr. King! No Forms!! No Tests!...

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...

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: 1962 ca.

Description: A telegram to President John F. Kennedy from James Farmer, the National Director of CORE (Congress of Racial Equality). The message reads, "Continued armed...

Date: 1961 

Description: Second page of a draft of a letter from the Racine branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People urging more militant activity i...

Date: 1924 

Description: Elevated view of Ku Klux Klan (KKK) of Racine, posed outdoors in the form of a cross and holding a banner.

Date: 1953-06-08 

Description: Rhoda Smith (left) and Ardele Kingeter of West Senior High School put the final touches to their symbolic mural of the Brotherhood of Man on the east wall...

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...

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

Date:  

Description: Daisy Bates watching Governor Faubus on television.

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Cover of pamphlet entitled "Louisiana Story 1963", by James Farmer. Produced by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).

Date: 1963-05-28 

Description: A group of white teenage boys pour drinks and condiments on African American students sitting at a Woolworth's lunch counter in a non-violent demonstration...

Date: 1957-09 ca.

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

Photograph

Mr. L.A. Blackman

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Mr. L.A. Blackman, head of the Elloree, South Carolina branch of the NAACP.

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