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Costume Party

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Description: Group of Caucasian individuals dressed up as African Americans, in blackface and eating watermelon.

Photograph

Worker Harassment

Date: 1955-06 

Description: Private security guards hired by the Colonial Sugar Company photograph striking members of the United Packinghouse Union. As the result of a court restrai...

Date: 1945-04-29 

Description: Prisoners, most wearing striped uniforms, on both sides of a barbed wire fence cheering at their liberation from the concentration camp by the United State...

Date: 1964 

Description: A group of African American students participate in a Freedom School class outdoors during Freedom Summer. The class, which was held on Tougaloo College ca...

Date: 1940 

Description: A street car in Krakow photographed by American journalist Alvin Steinkopf while on a tour of German-occupied Poland. He labeled it in his scrapbook."Jews...

Date: 1956-09-11 

Description: African-American students escorted from Sturgis High School by armed National Guardsmen.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A letter from the perspective of an African American Mississippian to white members of the community.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A poster with an image of armed law enforcement officers surrounding a building during an election or voter education meeting. The text reads, "Voters Welc...

Date: 1952-01 

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

Date: 1964-04 

Description: Founding members of the Southern Students Organizing Committee (SSOC) at a committee meeting, discussing ways to organize white students in the South to pr...

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Brando & Groppi

Date: 1975 

Description: Actor Marlon Brando (center) and Father James Groppi of Milwaukee arrive at the Alexian Novitiate in Gresham. The building had been seized by members of th...

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Description: Daisy Bates watching Governor Faubus on television.

Book or Pamphlet

Patriotic Songs

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Description: Cover design of a pamphlet entitled "Patriotic Songs (Not For Self But For Others)," compiled by Pat Malone, featuring a Ku Klu Klux Klansman posing inside...

Date: 1965-03 

Description: Ralph Helstein (second from the left), the president of the United Packinghouse Workers of America, with other union leaders on the first day of the civil...

Date: 1960 

Description: Senator John F. Kennedy, then campaigning for the presidency, speaks with Frank D. Reeves and Marjorie Lawson during a meeting of the American Council on H...

Photograph

Packinghouse Picnic

Date: 1953 

Description: Children playing outdoors at the Packinghouse Workers summer picnic.

Photograph

Fair Housing March

Date: 1966-08-29 

Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.

Photograph

Ku Klux Klan Parade

Date: 1924-12-05 

Description: Ku Klux Klan (KKK) wearing conic masks and white robes parading down King Street to Schroeder Funeral Home for the funeral of Police officer Herbert Dreger...

Photograph

Polish Ghetto

Date: 1940-10 

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

Date: 1957-09-28 

Description: Violence against African American journalists covering the Little Rock integration story. Here the crowd moves in on Jimmy Hicks (center, wearing a hat),...

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