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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: 1972 ca.
Description: George Wiley speaking at a rally, wearing a "Welfare Rights Now!" button on his shirt.
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.
Description: Three men and two women, including Margie Holman, at the statewide pre-conference committee meeting. SNCC Arkansas Project.
Date: 1963 ca.
Description: Man in a hat and long coat holding a sign opposing desegregation in schools. Possibly in Milwaukee.
Description: Marjory Collins, a writer and photographer for the "National Guardian", took this picture of the housing of poor blacks.
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: 1900 ca.
Description: Men, women, and children - likely tenant farmers or "sharecroppers" - picking cotton by hand.
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: A telegram to President John F. Kennedy from James Farmer, the National Director of CORE (Congress of Racial Equality). The message reads, "Continued armed...
Description: A Huelgusta (striker) against Fall River Canning Company with Obreros Unidos (United Workers), standing with a crowd. She is wearing round earrings, a blac...
Date: 1968 date unknown
Description: Father Groppi in the midst of a group of people.
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...
Description: L.A. Blackman, from Elloree, South Carolina, standing outside of Highlander Library.
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: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.
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...
Description: Myles Horton, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Jim Stokely, a writer from Newport, Tennessee. Highlander integration workshop.
Description: Cover of a pamphlet featuring a question mark and the text "Why How What Who And You, KKKK" with a drawing of a Ku Klux Klansman wearing a conic hat and wh...
Description: Portrait of Mr. L.A. Blackman, head of the Elloree, South Carolina branch of the NAACP.
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