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Date:  date unknown

Description: "Little Rock's Lady of the Year," a flyer distributed by racists in Little Rock, illustrated by her 1946 police mug shot and arrest record. The text charge...

Photograph

Daisy Bates

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1957-05 

Description: Members of the Chicago delegation to the Prayer Pilgrimmage for Freedom in Washington, D.C.

Photograph

Costume Party

Date:  

Description: Group of Caucasian individuals dressed up as African Americans, in blackface and eating watermelon.

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...

Date: 1962-01 

Description: A group of men and women wearing jackets walk on a sidewalk. Across the street, in the background, a parking lot is visible.

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...

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...

Photograph

Nazi Surveillance

Date: 1940-10 

Description: Street scene of people in the Jewish ghetto in Szydlowiec, Poland, being addressed by two German soldiers. The scene was witnessed by American journalist A...

Date: 1964 

Description: A poster with the headline, "I Will Never Turn Back," a quote from a young woman in Mississippi for the Freedom Summer Project in a letter to her mother. B...

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Description: Race Relations Institute, Fisk University. Highlander Folk School members participated in Film Center work conducted at the Institute. Extreme right on fi...

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.

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...

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View this gallery of photographs from an unpublished 1960s report on living conditions in the African-American neighborhoods of Natchez, Mississippi.

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...

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Description: A group of Civil Rights activists, including Septima Clark (left), pose in front of the Highlander Library.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men, women, and children - likely tenant farmers or "sharecroppers" - picking cotton by hand.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Dressed in uniform with a Confederate hat, eyeglasses, and a belt with pistols and a sword, a gorilla stands with a rifle in his right hand and a knife is...

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Description: A woman speaking at a Civil Rights workshop.

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