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Date: 1964 ca.
Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.
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...
Description: A young woman on the right is walking in front of a large crowd of protesters. She is wearing a reflective vest and is speaking through a megaphone. The cr...
Description: Four members of the Friendship Club stand around a table while assembling a cookbook. Left to right, Mrs. Malcom Gordon, Gertrude Taliaferro, Mrs. William...
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...
Date: 1957-09 ca.
Description: The police used fire hoses to control the angry crowds that gathered near Central High School during the integration crisis. There a boy on the ground who...
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: Still from an episode of the WTMJ program "Human Rights," which was titled "Race Relations '66." Four people: Wesley L. Scott, executive director of the Mi...
Description: Marjory Collins, a writer and photographer for the "National Guardian", took this picture of the housing of poor blacks.
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."
Description: A charred wooden cross attached to a stake in the ground on the lawn near a road. In the background are residential buildings.
Description: An individual holds up a sign which features the mug shot of Martin Luther King Jr. and a quote from him: "One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust...
Description: Letter from Henry M. Hogan of General Motors to Virginia Huebner, Director of the Fair Employment Practices Division of the Wisconsin Industrial Commission...
Description: Portrait of Daisy Bates wearing a dark dress and beaded earrings and necklace.
Description: Four members of Milwaukee's NAACP Youth Council Commandoes sit in a car outside the home of Police Chief Harold Brier at 3139 S. 50th Street.
Description: Daisy Bates seated at a desk in the NAACP office.
Description: Negotiations between leaders of the Menominee Warrior Society and the American Indian Movement with General Hugh Simonson (in the Army jacket) of the Wisco...
Description: The Milwaukee police approach a line of NAACP Youth Council members in an attempt to break up a demonstration.
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...
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