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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ho-Chunk Indian chasing white spectators from pow wow. Copy negative by Charles Van Schaick, cartoon by David Goodvillage.

Photograph

Burned Cross

Date:  date unknown

Description: A charred wooden cross attached to a stake in the ground on the lawn near a sidewalk. In the background are several commercial and residential buildings.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Johnnie Tillmon addressing a Mother's Day March on Washington, ca. 1968 or 1969. George Wiley sits directly behind her, on the left. Ethel Kennedy looks on...

Photograph

Brando & Groppi

Date: 1975 

Description: Actor Marlon Brando (center) and Father James Groppi of Milwaukee arrive at the Alexian Novitiate in Gresham. The building had been seized by members of th...

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

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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.

Photograph

Father Groppi

Date: 1968 date unknown

Description: Father Groppi in the midst of a group of people.

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: George Wiley speaking at a rally, wearing a "Welfare Rights Now!" button on his shirt.

Photograph

Charles Tounson

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Charles Tounson with bandaged head.

Date: 1924 

Description: Elevated view of Ku Klux Klan (KKK) of Racine, posed outdoors in the form of a cross and holding a banner.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Dressed in uniform with a Confederate hat, eyeglasses, and a belt with pistols and a sword, a gorilla stands with a rifle in his right hand and a knife is...

Date: 1955-09-03 

Description: Mamie Till Bradley, the mother of Emmett Till, weeps during his funeral. The 14-year-old Till was murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi for alle...

Date: 1963-08 

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

Date: 1963-05-28 

Description: Civil rights sit-in by John Salter, Joan Trumpauer, and Anne Moody at Woolworth's lunch counter. A crowd of people pours sugar, ketchup and mustard on them...

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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!...

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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...

Book or Pamphlet

The Kourier

Date: 1932-03 

Description: Cover design of "The Kourier" featuring a klansman wearing a conic hat and white robes, holding a burning cross in one hand and the American flag in the ot...

Photograph

Tom Hayden

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Tom Hayden talking to two African-American women on house steps. The woman in the center is Terry Jefferson (as identified by Hayden).

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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