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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...

Date: 1963-08 

Description: A printed appeal "to MARCH on WASHINGTON, Wednesday August 28, 1963." Some of the text reads "American faces a crisis...Millions of Negroes are denied free...

Date:  

Description: A woman speaking at a Civil Rights workshop.

Photograph

Gould High School

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Back view of a black high school showing damage on a wall. SNCC Arkansas Project.

Date: 1940 

Description: A street car in Krakow photographed by American journalist Alvin Steinkopf while on a tour of German-occupied Poland. He labeled it in his scrapbook."Jews...

Date: 1964-04-03 ca.

Description: Image shows three of the 18 protestors outside of the Cuba Club restaurant. A large protest sign states, "Wallace: Blood is on your hands". The protes...

Photograph

Ghetto Street Scene

Date: 1940 

Description: Street scene in the Jewish ghetto in Szydlowiec, Poland, photographed by American journalist Alvin Steinkopf, about one year after the German invasion.

Date: 1963 

Description: Group of people, probably including NAACP Youth Council members, picketing outside Marc's Big Boy restaurant. Lloyd Barbee is second from the left.

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...

Date: 1959-05-26 

Description: Eleanor Roosevelt speaks at a fund-raising event for SCEF, the Southern Conference Educational Fund, held at the Hotel Delmonico. She praised SCEF particul...

Date: 1953-07-08 

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

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: A letter from the perspective of an African American Mississippian to white members of the community.

Photograph

Costume Party

Date:  

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

Date: 1956-10-15 

Description: Daisy and L.C. Bates with two men and a Ku Klux Klan (KKK) cross that they found in their yard. Because this event preceded the integration crisis of 1957...

Photograph

Charles Tounson

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Charles Tounson with bandaged head.

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...

Photograph

Stewards' School

Date:  date unknown

Description: The training school for stewards sponsored by Local 56 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. At the blackboard is Otis L. Simmons, the local pres...

Photograph

Packinghouse Picnic

Date: 1953 

Description: Children playing outdoors at the Packinghouse Workers summer picnic.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ho-Chunk Indian chasing white spectators from pow wow. Copy negative by Charles Van Schaick, cartoon by David Goodvillage.

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