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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...

Photograph

Mr. L.A. Blackman

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Mr. L.A. Blackman, head of the Elloree, South Carolina branch of the NAACP.

Date: 1957-05 

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

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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.

Book or Pamphlet

Cover of "The Kourier"

Date: 1932-09 

Description: Cover design of "The Kourier," a Ku Klux Klan (KKK) publication, featuring a drawing of a klansman wearing a conic hat and white robes and holding a torch...

Date: 1962 ca.

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

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: 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...

Date: 1953 

Description: Exterior view of the segregated entrance for African-Americans at Malco Theater. There is a fire escape on the side of the building. Several cars are parke...

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

Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Cover design of a pamphlet of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), "an urgent call to real men from the imperial palace" in Atlanta, Ga., Col. W. J. Simm...

Photograph

Costume Party

Date:  

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

Date: 1968 

Description: Father James Groppi (1930-) and school desegregation demonstrators marching in Milwaukee holding signs that read "Stop School Segregation".

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Description: Poster showing a priest behind bars above the text "Walking Is A Crime In Alabama!". Other text reads "Demand Federal Protection of Civil Rights". The post...

Date: 1952-01 

Description: Herbert March speaking at the "Negro and White, Unite and Fight" rally in -8 F degree weather.

Date: 1963-05-28 

Description: Civil rights sit-in by John Salter, Joan Trumpauer, and Anne Moody at Woolworth's lunch counter. A crowd of people pours sugar, ketchup and mustard on them...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Two protesters hold a banner in Central Park that reads, "Smash Racist Courts! Free the Panther 21, sds." Park benches are stacked on top of each other in...

Date:  date unknown

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....

Book or Pamphlet

Ku Klux Klan Pamphlet Cover

Date:  

Description: Cover of a pamphlet featuring a question mark and the text "Why How What Who And You, KKKK" with a drawing of a Ku Klux Klansman wearing a conic hat and wh...

Date: 1953-07-08 

Description: Portrait of Rebecca Chalmers Barton, Director of the Wisconsin Governor's Commission on Human Rights, seated at her desk.

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