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Date: 1968 

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

Photograph

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.

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...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Freedom House

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Freedom House, which was a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) sponsored Freedom Center. SNCC Arkansas Project. A child s...

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:  

Description: Various views of people, including Rosa Parks and Myles Horton, at an early integration workshop at Highlander School.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The famous civil rights activist Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. stands in the foreground in the center right. He speaks to a young man and an olde...

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.

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: 1933 

Description: International Model A-4 truck delivering heating oil to residential home in Vancouver, British Columbia, 1933. Truck was owned by Watkins-Winram Coal Co....

Photograph

Daisy Bates

Date: 1963-04 

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

Date:  

Description: Daisy Bates speaking at the podium at a breakfast given in her honor at the Sheraton Plaza.

Date: 1971-02-05 ca.

Description: Poster featuring a drawing of Huey Newton to advertise his appearance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House. Newton helped found the Black Pan...

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...

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two people in robes and hoods standing beneath a triangular flag with an image of a dragon on it. The robes and part of the flag are hand-colored in purple...

Date: 1963-08 

Description: A printed appeal "to MARCH on WASHINGTON, Wednesday August 28, 1963." Some of the text reads "American faces a crisis...Millions of Negroes are denied free...

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...

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Description: Myles Horton, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Jim Stokely, a writer from Newport, Tennessee. Highlander integration workshop.

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