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Date: 1952-01 

Description: Herbert March speaking at the "Negro and White, Unite and Fight" rally in -8 F degree weather.

Date: 1924-12-05 

Description: Klansmen of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) wearing conic masks and white robes gather in front of St. James Lutheran Church, Verona, for the funeral of Herbert C....

Read an overview of this pivotal event in the nation's civil rights era

Photograph

Burned Cross

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  

Description: Threatening note signed "K.K.K." (Ku Klux Klan) with rock and rag that was thrown through Daisy Bates' window in August 1957. The note reads "The next will...

Date: 2016-03-29 

Description: A group of protesters are holding signs while standing behind a stone barricade outside the Donald Trump rally. A few of the signs make reference to Trumps...

Guide or Instruction

Freedom Summer Sourcebook (PDF)

A comprehensive guide of the most important primary sources for teachers, students and researchers wanting to study Freedom Summer.

Date: 1969 

Description: A welfare demonstration led by Father James Groppi (center) in the Wisconsin Assembly chambers.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: View towards a man walking alone down the middle of the closed street outside of the Republican presidential debate at the Milwaukee Theater. The man is ho...

Photograph

Polish Ghetto

Date: 1940-10 

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

Date: 1924-10-04 before

Description: Broadside advertising a meeting and picnic of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) at Miller's Park in Madison, Wisconsin.

Date: 1967-11 ca.

Description: Vel Phillips marching with the Milwaukee NAACP Youth Council rally. She is wearing the organization's sweatshirt. Other unidentified people are marching wi...

Date: 1940-10 

Description: A street in the Jewish ghetto in Lublin, Poland.

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Father Groppi is seated in the back of a police wagon with police officer after being arrested in front of his parish for the second night in a row.

Book or Pamphlet

Ku Klux Klan Pamphlet Cover

Date:  

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...

Date: 1961-04-30 

Description: Pictured left to right are James Dombrowski, Carl and Anne Braden, Frank Wilkinson, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta King at a reception in Atlanta, Geo...

Date: 1982 

Description: Victory celebration for Eddie Carthan, the black activist mayor of Tchula, Mississippi. Carthan was convicted on charges of robbery and murder in 1981. Thi...

An early view of how a large corporation marketed a valuable piece of technology provides insight into contemporary views of consumerism and industry.

The Society owns one of the nation's richest collections of Civil Rights movement records, including more than 100 manuscript collections on Freedom Summer

Date: 1957-09-26 

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...

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