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Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Cover of pamphlet entitled "Louisiana Story 1963", by James Farmer. Produced by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).


Standoff at Gresham

Date: 1975 

Description: An unidentified member of the Wisconsin State Patrol points his revolver at several Native Americans at a vehicle checkpoint near Gresham. The State Patrol...


Polish Ghetto

Date: 1940-10 

Description: Children and adults in the Jewish ghetto in Szydlovwisc, Poland, posing for American journalist Alvin Steinkopf.

Map or Atlas

Map for Canton Boycott

Date: 1963 

Description: A map with handwritten notes and locations for Freedom Fighters participating in the Canton Boycott, for orientation during picketing. It is not a map show...

Date: 1969 

Description: A Huelgusta (striker) against Fall River Canning Company with Obreros Unidos (United Workers), standing with a crowd. She is wearing round earrings, a blac...

Date: 1879-02-08 

Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...

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: 1955-09 

Description: Rev. Moses Wright and his son Simon outside the Sumner courthouse where two white men were on trial for the murder of 14 year-old Emmett Till (Wright's nep...

Date: 1962-05-04 

Description: Student Leadership Conference, May 4-6, including Ella Baker (front row, far left), Carl Braden (second row, hands clasped around knees), Anne Braden (seco...

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View this gallery of photographs from an unpublished 1960s report on living conditions in the African-American neighborhoods of Natchez, Mississippi.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: 1967 ca.

Description: Father James Groppi (center) and the NAACP participate in a civil rights march. Police are armed and escorting the protestors. The marchers are passing an...

Date: 1957-09-28 

Description: Violence against African American journalists covering the Little Rock integration story. Here the crowd moves in on Jimmy Hicks (center, wearing a hat),...

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: 1968 

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


Description: Women of the Haywood Handicrafters, a civil rights project established for black women in Haywood County, Tennessee. Many of these women had been subject...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertisement picturing a white woman and an African American man with the title "The Real Criminals Are Those Who Preach Racial Integration."


Description: Charred remains of a Baptist College after having been burned.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Father James Groppi with young civil rights activists. They have all joined hands and are singing.

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...

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: George Wiley speaking at a rally, wearing a "Welfare Rights Now!" button on his shirt.

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