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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: 2016-03-29 

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...

Date: 1958-12-30 

Description: Letter from Henry M. Hogan of General Motors to Virginia Huebner, Director of the Fair Employment Practices Division of the Wisconsin Industrial Commission...

Photograph

Daisy Bates

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Daisy Bates wearing a dark dress and beaded earrings and necklace.

Date: 1966-09-30 

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.

Photograph

Daisy Bates

Date: 1963-04 

Description: Daisy Bates seated at a desk in the NAACP office.

Date: 1975-01-18 

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...

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Description: The Milwaukee police approach a line of NAACP Youth Council members in an attempt to break up a demonstration.

Date: 1960 

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...

Photograph

Mr. L.A. Blackman

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Mr. L.A. Blackman, head of the Elloree, South Carolina branch of the NAACP.

Date: 1926 

Description: Cover art of a pamphlet called "Religious and Patriotic Ideals of the Ku Klux Klan" (KKK), author W. C. (Walter Carl) Wright, featuring an image of the Ame...

Date: 1955-08 

Description: A group of African Americans in the courtroom at the Emmett Till murder trial. The 14-year-old Till, who was visiting Mississippi from Chicago, was murdere...

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Description: Race Relations Institute, Fisk University. Highlander Folk School members participated in Film Center work conducted at the Institute. Extreme right on fi...

Date: 1964 

Description: Campaign poster for Victoria Gray. She ran against the policies of white segregationist Senator John Stennis in the 5th District. Along with Fannie Lou Ham...

Date: 1953 

Description: Exterior view of the segregated entrance for African-Americans at Malco Theater. There is a fire escape on the side of the building. Several cars are parke...

Map or Atlas

Map for Canton Boycott

Date: 1963 

Description: A map with handwritten notes and locations for Freedom Fighters participating in the Canton Boycott, for orientation during picketing. It is not a map show...

Date: 1961-09-09 

Description: A group of students from the University of Wisconsin Student Council on Civil Rights picket a house on 540 West Mifflin Street and help to move out the pos...

Date: 1968 

Description: Father James Groppi (1931-) and social activists at NAACP March, marching east up Wisconsin Avenue.

Date: 2016-03-29 

Description: A young man is standing outdoors wearing a UW Badgers sweater, a Kansas City Chiefs cap, and sunglasses and is holding up two signs. The one on the right r...

Date: 1963-05-28 

Description: Three civil rights activists sit at a Woolworth's lunch counter in a non-violent demonstration. From left to right are Professor John Salter, Joan Trumpaue...

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