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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: 1958-12-30 

Description: Letter from Henry M. Hogan of General Motors to Virginia Huebner, Director of the Fair Employment Practices Division of the Wisconsin Industrial Commission...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Dressed in uniform with a Confederate hat, eyeglasses, and a belt with pistols and a sword, a gorilla stands with a rifle in his right hand and a knife is...

Date:  

Description: A cartoon depicting a kneeling man with a rope around his neck, held by one of a group of demonic-looking Ku Klux Klansmen (KKK), entitled "Plan of the Con...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Anne Braden and Rev. Ben Chavis at an SOC (Southern Organizing Committee for Economic and Human Welfare) event. Braden and Chavis were founding members a...

Date: 1958 

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men, women, and children - likely tenant farmers or "sharecroppers" - picking cotton by hand.

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Photograph

Fair Housing March

Date: 1966-08-29 

Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.

Date: 1963 

Description: "Martin Luther King .... at Communist Training School," a broadside received by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, while civil rights legislation was bei...

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Father Groppi is seated in the back of a police wagon with police officer after being arrested in front of his parish for the second night in a row.

Photograph

Fur Workers Rally

Date: 1963-05-28 

Description: Fur workers rally outside the Radley Fur Company.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: A telegram to President John F. Kennedy from James Farmer, the National Director of CORE (Congress of Racial Equality). The message reads, "Continued armed...

Date: 1924-06 

Description: Poster advertising the first annual Spring Festival and Entertainment event held on June 14, 1924 by the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). There is an ima...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Group of protesters march in front of a Howard Johnson's restaurant holding signs. One says "Segregation OUT!! Integration IN!! CORE - NAACP".

Date: 1955-09-19 

Description: Roy Bryant, one of the two men charged with the murder of Emmett Till who had allegedly whistled at Bryant's wife, Carolyn. She sits at Bryant's right, and...

Date: 1963-08 

Description: Marjory Collins, a writer and photographer for the "National Guardian", took this picture of the housing of poor blacks.

Photograph

Freedom House

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Freedom House, which was a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) sponsored Freedom Center. SNCC Arkansas Project. A child s...

Date: 1915-02-22 

Description: African American tenant farmers assembled for a barbecue. The tenants worked for Louis Frank Sessions who appears in the front row, third from the left (we...

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...

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