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Description: A welfare demonstration led by Father James Groppi (center) in the Wisconsin Assembly chambers.
Description: The front design of a postcard with the caption "Free Huey Newton!" showing an iconic image of Newton positioned inside the mouth of a drawn black panther.
Description: Daisy Bates looks out from her front window as members of the 101st Airborne Division prepare to escort members of the "Little Rock Nine" to Central High S...
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.
Description: A map with handwritten notes and locations for Freedom Fighters participating in the Canton Boycott, for orientation during picketing. It is not a map show...
Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.
Description: Members of the Chicago delegation to the Prayer Pilgrimmage for Freedom in Washington, D.C.
Description: Mamie Till Bradley, the mother of Emmett Till, weeps during his funeral. The 14-year-old Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi for alle...
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: First 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 in...
Description: Letterhead for the Commandos Project I organization.
Description: Civil rights group meeting in field at Highlander Lake. Fifth from the left, Charlotte Meacham, American Friends Service Committee, former Highlander stud...
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: Back view of a black high school showing damage on a wall. SNCC Arkansas Project.
Date: 1967 ca.
Description: Father James Groppi seated with several of his fellow marchers, some in Milwaukee N.A.A.C.P. Youth Council shirts. Groppi has one shoe off.
Description: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) bumper sticker reading, "One man, one vote."
Description: Father James Groppi, seen wearing sunglasses in the middle of a crowd, leads a demonstration against discrimination.
Description: Herbert March speaking at the "Negro and White, Unite and Fight" rally in -8 F degree weather.
Description: A letter from the perspective of an African American Mississippian to white members of the community.
Description: Jefferson Thomas of the Little Rock Nine is harassed by Central High School students as he waits for transportation after the first day of school.
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