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Date: 1958-12-30 

Description: Letter from Henry M. Hogan of General Motors to Virginia Huebner, Director of the Fair Employment Practices Division of the Wisconsin Industrial Commission...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Two protesters hold a banner in Central Park that reads, "Smash Racist Courts! Free the Panther 21, sds." Park benches are stacked on top of each other in...

Date: 1961-09-09 

Description: A group of students from the University of Wisconsin Student Council on Civil Rights picket a house on 540 West Mifflin Street and help to move out the pos...

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Description: A woman speaking at a Civil Rights workshop.

Date: 1969 

Description: A welfare demonstration led by Father James Groppi (center) in the Wisconsin Assembly chambers.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A young African-American man is standing in the middle of a crowd speaking through a megaphone. Two camera operators are filming him as he is speaking. He...

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Shell Labor Rally

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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...

Date: 1971-11 

Description: Poster created by SDS (Students for a Democratic Society), advocating support of prison rebellions, and the abolishment of alleged racist prison terror. Fe...

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Description: Cover design of a pamphlet entitled "The Five Horses of the Apocalypse," a Lecture by J. E. Stout, A Devine Prophecy of the Ku Klux Klan, featuring a line...

Date: 1951-12-15 

Description: Four members of the Friendship Club stand around a table while assembling a cookbook. Left to right, Mrs. Malcom Gordon, Gertrude Taliaferro, Mrs. William...

Date: 1953 

Description: Exterior view of the segregated entrance for African-Americans at Malco Theater. There is a fire escape on the side of the building. Several cars are parke...

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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: 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: 2015-11-10 

Description: A man is standing in the foreground on the right, near a group of protesters seen in the background. The man is holding a drum slung over his right shoulde...

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

Date: 1876-08-12 

Description: A cartoon depicting Justice holding bodies on her scale, one white and six black. The caption includes the phrase "Five More Wanted".

Date: 1959-08-17 

Description: Jefferson Thomas of the Little Rock Nine is harassed by Central High School students as he waits for transportation after the first day of school.

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Protest March

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Group of protesters, including a man holding a sign that reads "Cops Aren't Judges".

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: 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...

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