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Description: Father James Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council demonstrating outside the Eagles Club at night beneath a marquee advertising a Duke Ellington performance.
Description: A cartoon depicting Justice holding bodies on her scale, one white and six black. The caption includes the phrase "Five More Wanted".
Description: Father Groppi speaking at demonstration in the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber.
Date: date unknown
Description: A letter from the perspective of an African American Mississippian to white members of the community.
Description: Dr. C.H. Paris, Fred Patterson, and Mrs. Rosa Parks attending a Segregation Workshop at Highlander Folk School.
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...
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...
Description: Herbert March speaking at the "Negro and White, Unite and Fight" rally in -8 F degree weather.
Date: 1967 ca.
Description: Father James Groppi (center) and the NAACP participate in a civil rights march. Police are armed and escorting the protestors. The marchers are passing an...
Description: A Huelgusta (striker) against Fall River Canning Company with Obreros Unidos (United Workers), standing with a crowd. She is wearing round earrings, a blac...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Men, women, and children - likely tenant farmers or "sharecroppers" - picking cotton by hand.
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.
Description: Race Relations Institute, Fisk University. Highlander Folk School members participated in Film Center work conducted at the Institute. Extreme right on fi...
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!...
Description: Meeting of United Packinghouse Workers Local 69 stewards and committeemen employed at the Hygrade Food Products plant. They were meeting to organize a labo...
Description: Student Leadership Conference, May 4-6, including Ella Baker (front row, far left), Carl Braden (second row, hands clasped around knees), Anne Braden (seco...
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