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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: 1970-12-29 ca.

Description: Poster advocating the boycott of Polaroid cameras due to the company's supposed involvement in South Africa's apartheid regime. A list of grievances and de...

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Description: L.A. Blackman, from Elloree, South Carolina, standing outside of Highlander Library.

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Description: Threatening note signed "K.K.K." (Ku Klux Klan) with rock and rag that was thrown through Daisy Bates' window in August 1957. The note reads "The next will...

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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: 1876-08-12 

Description: A cartoon depicting Justice holding bodies on her scale, one white and six black. The caption includes the phrase "Five More Wanted".

Date: 1879-11-01 

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 dogs. The capti...

Date: 1924-12-05 

Description: Klansmen of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) wearing conic masks and white robes gather at the funeral of Herbert C. Dreger, a police officer who was shot and killed...

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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.

Date: 1956-09-11 

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

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

Quarantine Fence

Date: 1940 

Description: A barbed wire fence in the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw constructed to quarantine people infected with lice. At this point the wall around the entire ghetto had...

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Emmett Till Trial

Date: 1955-09-19 

Description: Roy Bryant, and his half-brother J.W. Milam, (left to right) with their attorney on the opening day of their trial for the murder of Emmett Till. The 14-ye...

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Costume Party

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Description: Group of Caucasian individuals dressed up as African Americans, in blackface and eating watermelon.

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Description: A cartoon depicting an African American family hovering beneath a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) and a white supremacist in the Reconstruction South. There is a sk...

Guide or Instruction

Freedom Summer Sourcebook (PDF)

A comprehensive guide of the most important primary sources for teachers, students and researchers wanting to study Freedom Summer.

Date: 1968 

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

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Description: Cartoon of Jim Crow in the U.S. zone of postwar Germany, with a soldier goose stepping in the foreground, and Hitler and Stalin in the background.

Date: 1955-07-24 

Description: Dr. C.H. Paris, Fred Patterson, and Mrs. Rosa Parks attending a Segregation Workshop at Highlander Folk School.

Date: 1924-10-04 before

Description: Broadside advertising a meeting and picnic of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) at Miller's Park in Madison, Wisconsin.

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