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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...

Photograph

Public Order No. 1

Date: 1862-08-31 

Description: Photograph of a printed broadside, Public Order No. 1., issued by The Committee of Safety. The first order appears to be addressing some kind of dangerous...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Holiday card showing the Civil Rights March on Selma, Alabama, in 1965. The Christmas star shines overhead and has glitter on it. The card has a red border...

Date: 1963-08 

Description: A printed appeal "to MARCH on WASHINGTON, Wednesday August 28, 1963." Some of the text reads "American faces a crisis...Millions of Negroes are denied free...

Date: 1963-05-28 

Description: Three civil rights activists sit at a Woolworth's lunch counter in a non-violent demonstration. From left to right are Professor John Salter, Joan Trumpaue...

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Man in a hat and long coat holding a sign opposing desegregation in schools. Possibly in Milwaukee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertisement picturing a white woman and an African American man with the title "The Real Criminals Are Those Who Preach Racial Integration."

Photograph

Fair Housing March

Date: 1966-08-29 

Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.

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Description: Race Relations Institute, Fisk University. Highlander Folk School members participated in Film Center work conducted at the Institute. Extreme right on fi...

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Stewards' School

Date:  date unknown

Description: The training school for stewards sponsored by Local 56 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. At the blackboard is Otis L. Simmons, the local pres...

Date: 1966-09-30 

Description: Four members of Milwaukee's NAACP Youth Council Commandoes sit in a car outside the home of Police Chief Harold Brier at 3139 S. 50th Street.

Date: 1955-09-22 

Description: Willie Reed, an 18-year-old "surprise" witness who bravely testified during the murder trial of 14-year-old Emmett Till, correctly identifying the white de...

Date: 1983 

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...

Photograph

Protest March

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Group of protesters, including a man holding a sign that reads "Cops Aren't Judges".

Photograph

Daisy Bates

Date: 1963-04 

Description: Daisy Bates seated at a desk in the NAACP office.

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Description: Civil rights group meeting in field at Highlander Lake. Fifth from the left, Charlotte Meacham, American Friends Service Committee, former Highlander stud...

Date: 1956-09-11 

Description: African-American students escorted from Sturgis High School by armed National Guardsmen.

Book or Pamphlet

Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Cover design of a pamphlet of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), "an urgent call to real men from the imperial palace" in Atlanta, Ga., Col. W. J. Simm...

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...

Photograph

Fair Housing March

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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...

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