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Description: Four members of the Friendship Club stand around a table while assembling a cookbook. Left to right, Mrs. Malcom Gordon, Gertrude Taliaferro, Mrs. William...
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: Two protesters hold a banner in Central Park that reads, "Smash Racist Courts! Free the Panther 21, sds." Park benches are stacked on top of each other in...
Description: Elevated view of Ku Klux Klan (KKK) of Racine, posed outdoors in the form of a cross and holding a banner.
Description: Father James Groppi speaking at a demonstration at the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber protesting welfare cuts. Father Groppi is seated on the lef...
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...
Description: Marchers carrying signs bearing the names of Milwaukee suburbs during a CORE (Congress of Racial Equality) march for fair housing in Milwaukee. They are pa...
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...
Date: 1968 date unknown
Description: Father Groppi in the midst of a group of people.
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: Tom Hayden talking to two African-American women on house steps. The woman in the center is Terry Jefferson (as identified by Hayden).
Description: Children playing outdoors at the Packinghouse Workers summer picnic.
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: The annual children's Christmas Party sponsored by United Packinghouse Workers local 42 in East St. Louis. With Santa Claus is local president John Condeli...
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...
Description: Page 2 of a leaflet entitled "The Little Rock Story," apparently intended by its publisher, American Nationalist, to persuade NAACP sympathizers in Little...
Description: Pictured left to right are James Dombrowski, Carl and Anne Braden, Frank Wilkinson, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta King at a reception in Atlanta, Geo...
Description: An unidentified member of the Wisconsin State Patrol points his revolver at several Native Americans at a vehicle checkpoint near Gresham. The State Patrol...
Date: date unknown
Description: Anne Braden (center) at an unidentified meeting of the SOC (Southern Organizing Committee) leadership.
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