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Date: 1957-09 ca.

Description: L.C. and Daisy Bates watching television with Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus on the screen.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Daisy Bates and others at Woolworth's boycott.

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Workers Protesting

Date: 2016-03-29 

Description: Three men walking and holding a banner which reads: "Donald Trump racist enemy of all workers.workers.org," in front of a crowd of protesters outside the D...

Date: 1964-08-08 

Description: The original caption states, "Willie Peacock, Charleston, Mississippi, field secretary for Student Non-Violent Coordinating Commission, discussing the Summ...

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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...

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.

Read an overview of this pivotal event in the nation's civil rights era

Date: 1966-09-30 

Description: Four members of Milwaukee's NAACP Youth Council Commandoes sit in a car outside the home of Police Chief Harold Brier at 3139 S. 50th Street.

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: 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: 2015-11-10 

Description: View towards a man walking alone down the middle of the closed street outside of the Republican presidential debate at the Milwaukee Theater. The man is ho...

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".

The Natchez Poverty Report

View this gallery of photographs from an unpublished 1960s report on living conditions in the African-American neighborhoods of Natchez, Mississippi.

Photograph

SNCC Meeting

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Ben G. at the Little Rock staff meeting. SNCC Arkansas Project.

Date: 1961-04-30 

Description: Pictured left to right are James Dombrowski, Carl and Anne Braden, Frank Wilkinson, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta King at a reception in Atlanta, Geo...

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Tom Hayden

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Tom Hayden talking to two African-American women on house steps. The woman in the center is Terry Jefferson (as identified by Hayden).

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Polish Ghetto

Date: 1940-10 

Description: Children and adults in the Jewish ghetto in Szydlovwisc, Poland, posing for American journalist Alvin Steinkopf.

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.

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Description: Portrait of James L. Farmer, Jr. sitting at his desk with a "End Segregation - CORE" poster behind him. James Leonard Farmer, Jr. was a civil rights activi...

Date: 1969 

Description: Father James Groppi with his fist in the air at the Wisconsin State Capitol during welfare demonstrations. He is surrounded by other protesters.

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