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Images relating to Daisy Bates, former Arkansas NAACP President

View photographs from the collection of Daisy Bates, an American civil rights activist, publisher and writer.

Date: 1956-09-11 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: American Nazi protesting the rights of African Americans.

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Burned Cross

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1963-05-28 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Emzie Watkins, a delegate from United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 33 and an employee of the Armour Company in Birmingham, at a union convention....

Date: 1951-12-21 

Description: The annual children's Christmas Party sponsored by United Packinghouse Workers local 42 in East St. Louis. With Santa Claus is local president John Condeli...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A poster encouraging people to register and vote. At the top is a circle with a black hand and a white hand clasped in friendship. Below is the text, "Regi...

Date: 1951-12-10 

Description: Portrait of nine members of the Friendship Club, meeting to work on a cookbook. The Friendship Club is an interracial women's club, formed to develop mutua...

Date: 1924 

Description: Membership card of the Bow Tie Club of Madison, Wisconsin. The card features a drawing of a bow tie with a jewel in the center of the knot and the words "T...

Date: 1957-08 ca.

Description: The Little Rock home of Daisy and L.C. Bates, showing their front window after a stone had been thrown through the window. Grates have been placed on this...

Follow the progression of key events before, during and after Freedom Summer. Contains links to original documents

Date: 1965-10 

Description: Demonstration at the Greyhound Bus station, showing a woman holding a sign that reads: "Sit Down Like Human Beings." SNCC Arkansas Project.

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Charles Tounson

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Charles Tounson with bandaged head.

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Description: Cover design of a pamphlet entitled "Patriotic Songs (Not For Self But For Others)" featuring a Ku Klu Klux Klansman posing inside the shape of a cross.

Date: 1954 

Description: Comic strip showing man bombing a house because it is being sold to an African-American man. A police officer arrests the seller of the home for inciting t...

Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion

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Description: A group of Civil Rights activists, including Septima Clark (left), pose in front of the Highlander Library.

Date: 1952-01 

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

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...

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