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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".

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Description: Charred remains of a Baptist College after having been burned.

Date: 1951-10-17 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler appointed eight civic leaders to the Governor's Commission on Human Rights created to promote tolerance and understanding through...

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Cover of pamphlet entitled "Louisiana Story 1963", by James Farmer. Produced by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).

Date: 1966-03 

Description: Father James Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council demonstrating outside the Eagles Club at night beneath a marquee advertising a Duke Ellington performance.

Photograph

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: 1926 

Description: Cover art of a pamphlet called "Religious and Patriotic Ideals of the Ku Klux Klan" (KKK) featuring an image of the American flag and a burning cross, as w...

Date: 1971-11 

Description: Poster created by SDS (Students for a Democratic Society), advocating support of prison rebellions, and the abolishment of alleged racist prison terror. Fe...

Date: 1958 

Description: Daisy Bates shakes hands with President Eisenhower at the Summit Conference.

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: 1972 ca.

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

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

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Description: Daisy Bates watching Governor Faubus on television.

Photograph

Polish Ghetto

Date: 1940-10 

Description: Children and adults in the Jewish ghetto in Szydlovwisc, Poland, posing for American journalist Alvin Steinkopf.

Photograph

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...

Poster

CIO Poster

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Poster promoting fair hiring practices. Produced by the National CIO Committee to Abolish Discrimination, 718 Jackson Place, Washington 6, D.C. Prepared by...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...

Date: 1954 

Description: Comic strip showing man bombing a house because it is being sold to an African-American man. A police officer arrests the seller of the home for inciting t...

Date: 1980-02-02 ca.

Description: Protest march called in response to the murder of five activists, labor organizers, and members of the Communists Workers Party by the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) o...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.

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