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Date: 1956-09-11 

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

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Description: Robert Zellner with people involved in the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee. From left to right are Larry Rubin, Matthew Jones, Robert Zellner, M...

Book or Pamphlet

Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Cover design of a pamphlet of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), "an urgent call to real men from the imperial palace" in Atlanta, Ga., Col. W. J. Simm...

Date: 1983 

Description: Eddie Carthan, the black mayor of Tchula, Mississippi, seen at the party celebrating the commutation of his sentence. Carthan was jailed on charges though...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.

Date: 1962-05-04 

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...

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: 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...

Photograph

Shell Labor Rally

Date:  

Description: Shell labor rally at an unknown location. Signs include the sayings, "Equal Pay for Women", "Negro and White, Unite and Fight", and "Let the Packers Pay O...

Photograph

Anne Braden and SOC

Date:  date unknown

Description: Anne Braden (center) at an unidentified meeting of the SOC (Southern Organizing Committee) leadership.

Photograph

CORE Picketers

Date: 1964-01-14 

Description: Civil rights group CORE picketing the Board of Realtors at Coach House Motor Inn for fairness and equality in housing.

Date: 1966-03 

Description: Father James Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council demonstrating outside the Eagles Club at night beneath a marquee advertising a Duke Ellington performance.

Date: 1958 

Description: Daisy Bates shakes hands with President Eisenhower at the Summit Conference.

Date: 1963 

Description: "Martin Luther King .... at Communist Training School," a broadside received by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, while civil rights legislation was bei...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ho-Chunk Indian chasing white spectators from pow wow. Copy negative by Charles Van Schaick, cartoon by David Goodvillage.

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...

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: 1968 ca.

Description: Johnnie Tillmon addressing a Mother's Day March on Washington, ca. 1968 or 1969. George Wiley sits directly behind her, on the left. Ethel Kennedy looks on...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Two members of United Packinghouse Workers Local 1124 in New Orleans on strike against the Colonial Sugar Company. They graphically symbolize the UPWA's d...

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...

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