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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: date unknown
Description: The famous civil rights activist Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. stands in the foreground in the center right. He speaks to a young man and an olde...
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...
Description: A street in the Jewish ghetto in Lublin, Poland.
Description: The annual children's Christmas Party sponsored by United Packinghouse Workers local 42 in East St. Louis. With Santa Claus is local president John Condeli...
Description: Portrait of Daisy Bates wearing a dark dress and beaded earrings and necklace.
Description: A charred wooden cross attached to a stake in the ground on the lawn near a sidewalk. In the background are several commercial and residential buildings.
Description: A letter from the perspective of an African American Mississippian to white members of the community.
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: Back view of a black high school showing damage on a wall. SNCC Arkansas Project.
Date: 1963 ca.
Description: Man in a hat and long coat holding a sign opposing desegregation in schools. Possibly in Milwaukee.
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...
Description: Children playing outdoors at the Packinghouse Workers summer picnic.
Description: Myles Horton, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Jim Stokely, a writer from Newport, Tennessee. Highlander integration workshop.
Description: Various views of people, including Rosa Parks and Myles Horton, at an early integration workshop at Highlander School.
Description: A group of African American students participating in a Freedom School class outdoors during Freedom Summer. The class, which was held on Tougaloo College...
Description: Willie Reed, an 18-year-old "surprise" witness who bravely testified during the murder trial of 14-year-old Emmett Till, correctly identifying the white de...
Description: Letterhead for the Commandos Project I organization.
Description: A man is standing in the foreground on the right, near a group of protesters seen in the background. The man is holding a drum slung over his right shoulde...
Description: Portrait of Mr. L.A. Blackman, head of the Elloree, South Carolina branch of the NAACP.
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...
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