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Date: 1980-02-02 ca.
Description: Protest march called in response to the murder of five activists, labor organizers, and members of the Communists Workers Party by the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) o...
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...
Description: Daisy Bates speaking at the podium at a breakfast given in her honor at the Sheraton Plaza.
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...
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...
Description: Second page of a draft of a letter from the Racine branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People urging more militant activity i...
Description: Group of Caucasian individuals dressed up as African Americans, in blackface and eating watermelon.
Description: A cartoon depicting an African American family hovering beneath a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) and a white supremacist in the Reconstruction South. There is a sk...
Description: Ho-Chunk Indian chasing white spectators from pow wow. Copy negative by Charles Van Schaick, cartoon by David Goodvillage.
Description: Fur workers rally outside the Radley Fur Company.
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....
Description: Cartoon of Jim Crow in the U.S. zone of postwar Germany, with a soldier goose stepping in the foreground, and Hitler and Stalin in the background.
Description: H. Rap Brown speaks at a podium with a microphone, gesturing with his right hand. Born Hubert Gerold Brown and known later as Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, Brown...
Description: Father James Groppi, seen wearing sunglasses in the middle of a crowd, leads a demonstration against discrimination.
Description: The front design of a postcard with the caption "Free Huey Newton!" showing an iconic image of Newton positioned inside the mouth of a drawn black panther.
Date: 1967 ca.
Description: Father James Groppi seated with several of his fellow marchers, some in Milwaukee N.A.A.C.P. Youth Council shirts. Groppi has one shoe off.
Description: Threatening note signed "K.K.K." (Ku Klux Klan) with rock and rag that was thrown through Daisy Bates' window in August 1957. The note reads "The next will...
Description: Daisy Bates watching Governor Faubus on television.
Description: Anne Braden and Rev. Ben Chavis at an SOC (Southern Organizing Committee for Economic and Human Welfare) event. Braden and Chavis were founding members a...
Description: A group of Civil Rights activists, including Septima Clark (left), pose in front of the Highlander Library.
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