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Photograph

Daisy Bates

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Daisy Bates wearing a dark dress and beaded earrings and necklace.

Date: 1964 

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...

Photograph

Rooms For Rent

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Exterior of building showing door with the sign "Rooms for rent. Colored only". SNCC Arkansas Project.

Photograph

Anne Braden and SOC

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) bumper sticker reading, "One man, one vote."

Date: 1961 

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...

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.

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...

Book or Pamphlet

America for Americans

Date:  

Description: Cover design of a pamphlet entitled "America for Americans," featuring a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) wearing a conic mask and white robes on a rearing horse hol...

Date: 1942-07-14 

Description: Meeting of United Packinghouse Workers Local 69 stewards and committeemen employed at the Hygrade Food Products plant. They were meeting to organize a labo...

Date: 1958 

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

Date: 1957-09 ca.

Description: In order to control the angry crowds that gathered near Central High School during the integration crisis, the police used fire hoses. Here a boy on the gr...

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...

Photograph

Willie McGee Rally

Date: 1952 before

Description: An unidentified rally in support of the rights of Willie McGee who was convicted of raping a white woman in 1945. His case attracted the attention of many...

Date: 1955-08 

Description: A group of African Americans in the courtroom at the Emmett Till murder trial. The 14-year-old Till, who was visiting Mississippi from Chicago, was murdere...

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Man in a hat and long coat holding a sign opposing desegregation in schools. Possibly in Milwaukee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertisement picturing a white woman and an African American man with the title "The Real Criminals Are Those Who Preach Racial Integration."

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...

Images relating to Daisy Bates, former Arkansas NAACP President

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