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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...
Description: A group sings freedom songs at the Freedom School Convention during Freedom Summer.
Description: Founding members of the Southern Students Organizing Committee (SSOC) at a committee meeting, discussing ways to organize white students in the South to pr...
Description: Cover design of a pamphlet entitled "Patriotic Songs (Not For Self But For Others)," compiled by Pat Malone, featuring a Ku Klu Klux Klansman posing inside...
Description: Daisy Bates, the head of the Arkansas NAACP, stands behind seven of the Little Rock Nine, who are seated on a sofa in her living room. They have assembled...
Description: Poster advertising the first annual Spring Festival and Entertainment event held on June 14, 1924 by the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). There is an ima...
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...
Description: Civil rights activist Walter Williams lying face down on the floor near the lunch counter at Woolworths, where he was taking part in a sit-in. He had just...
Description: Ralph Helstein (second from the left), the president of the United Packinghouse Workers of America, with other union leaders on the first day of the civil...
Description: Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. riding a bus with white Methodist minister Glenn Smiley during the Montgomery bus integration struggle.
The man seated in fro...
Date: date unknown
Description: H. Rap Brown speaks at a podium with a microphone, gesturing with his right hand. Born Hubert Gerold Brown and known later as Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, Brown...
Description: Letterhead for the Commandos Project I organization.
Date: 1968 date unknown
Description: Father Groppi in the midst of a group of people.
Description: Marjory Collins, a writer and photographer for the "National Guardian", took this picture of the housing of poor blacks.
Description: Roy Bryant, one of the two men charged with the murder of Emmett Till who had allegedly whistled at Bryant's wife, Carolyn. She sits at Bryant's right, and...
Description: A group of African Americans in the courtroom at the Emmett Till murder trial. The 14-year-old Till, who was visiting Mississippi from Chicago, was murdere...
Description: Cover design of a pamphlet which includes the text "White Book/ Kloran/ K-Uno/ Karacter Honor Duty" and features a drawing of a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) wear...
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: Front view of a high school for African American students. SNCC Arkansas Project.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Men, women, and children - likely tenant farmers or "sharecroppers" - picking cotton by hand.
Description: Eleanor Roosevelt speaks at a fund-raising event for SCEF, the Southern Conference Educational Fund, held at the Hotel Delmonico. She praised SCEF particul...
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