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Description: Poster showing a priest behind bars above the text "Walking Is A Crime In Alabama!". Other text reads "Demand Federal Protection of Civil Rights". The post...

Date: 1963-08 

Description: Marjory Collins, a writer and photographer for the "National Guardian", took this picture of the housing of poor blacks.

Date: 1961 

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...

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Description: A cartoon depicting a kneeling man with a rope around his neck, held by one of a group of demonic-looking Ku Klux Klansmen (KKK), entitled "Plan of the Con...

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Description: Daisy Bates speaking at the podium at a breakfast given in her honor at the Sheraton Plaza.

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: 1953-07-08 

Description: Portrait of Rebecca Chalmers Barton, Director of the Wisconsin Governor's Commission on Human Rights, seated at her desk.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two people in robes and hoods standing beneath a triangular flag with an image of a dragon on it. The robes and part of the flag are hand-colored in purple...

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Description: A group of Civil Rights activists, including Septima Clark (left), pose in front of the Highlander Library.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men, women, and children - likely tenant farmers or "sharecroppers" - picking cotton by hand.

Date: 1957-09 ca.

Description: In order to control the angry crowds that gathered near Central High School during the integration crisis, the police used fire hoses. Here a boy on the gr...

Date: 1951-12-21 

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...

Date: 1940 

Description: A street car in Krakow photographed by American journalist Alvin Steinkopf while on a tour of German-occupied Poland. He labeled it in his scrapbook."Jews...

Date: 1962 

Description: Rev. Claude Williams and his wife Joyce, probably photographed at their house in Birmingham, Alabama. Williams, a Presbyterian minister, was expelled from...

Date: 1879-02-08 

Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...

Date: 1968 

Description: Father James Groppi (1931-) and social activists at NAACP March, marching east up Wisconsin Avenue.

Date:  date unknown

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 ca.

Description: Front view of a high school for African American students. SNCC Arkansas Project.

Date: 1960 

Description: Members of a Des Moines United Packinghouse Workers of America local picket outside a Woolworth's store to demonstrate their opposition to segregation of W...

Photograph

Ku Klux Klan Parade

Date: 1924-12-05 

Description: Ku Klux Klan (KKK) wearing conic masks and white robes parading down King Street to Schroeder Funeral Home for the funeral of Police officer Herbert Dreger...

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