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Freedom Summer Sourcebook (PDF)

A comprehensive guide of the most important primary sources for teachers, students and researchers wanting to study Freedom Summer.

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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Description: Cover design of a pamphlet entitled "Patriotic Songs (Not For Self But For Others)" featuring a Ku Klu Klux Klansman posing inside the shape of a cross.

Date: 1957-09 ca.

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

Date: 1924 

Description: Membership card of the Bow Tie Club of Madison, Wisconsin. The card features a drawing of a bow tie with a jewel in the center of the knot and the words "T...

Date: 1958 

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

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Costume Party

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

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...

Date: 1957-09-26 

Description: Daisy Bates, the head of the Arkansas NAACP, stands behind seven of the Little Rock Nine, who are seated on a sofa in her living room. They have assembled...

Photograph

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).

Date: 1969 

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

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...

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Quarantine Fence

Date: 1940 

Description: A barbed wire fence in the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw constructed to quarantine people infected with lice. At this point the wall around the entire ghetto had...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.

Photograph

Fur Workers Rally

Date: 1963-05-28 

Description: Fur workers rally outside the Radley Fur Company.

Date: 1970-12-29 ca.

Description: Poster advocating the boycott of Polaroid cameras due to the company's supposed involvement in South Africa's apartheid regime. A list of grievances and de...

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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...

Book or Pamphlet

The Kourier

Date: 1932-03 

Description: Cover design of "The Kourier" featuring a klansman wearing a conic hat and white robes, holding a burning cross in one hand and the American flag in the ot...

Date: 1953-06-08 

Description: Rhoda Smith (left) and Ardele Kingeter of West Senior High School put the final touches to their symbolic mural of the Brotherhood of Man on the east wall...

Date: 1968 

Description: Members of the National Welfare Rights Organization, some dressed in choir robes, hold candles and a cross as they are confronted by police. This is at the...

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