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Freedom School Class

Date: 1964
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...
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Ku Klux Klan Parade

Date: December 05 1924
Description: Ku Klux Klan (KKK) wearing conic masks and white robes parading down King Street to Schroeder Funeral Home for the funeral of Police officer Herbert Dreger...
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Father James Groppi at NAACP March

Date: 1968
Description: Father James Groppi (1931-) and social activists at NAACP March, marching east up Wisconsin Avenue.
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Father Groppi and Demonstrators

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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Sit-in at Lunch Counter

Date: May 28 1963
Description: Civil rights sit-in by John Salter, Joan Trumpauer, and Anne Moody at Woolworth's lunch counter. People pour sugar, ketchup and mustard on them in protest....
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Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Bradens

Date: April 30 1961
Description: Pictured left to right are James Dombrowski, Carl and Anne Braden, Frank Wilkinson, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta King at a reception in Atlanta, Geo...
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"The Real Criminals Are Those... "

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

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

Date: May 04 1962
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...
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Father Groppi Demonstration in Assembly Chamber

Date: 1969
Description: A welfare demonstration led by Father James Groppi (center) in the Wisconsin Assembly chambers.
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Father Groppi Speaking in Assembly Chamber

Date: 1969
Description: Father James Groppi speaking at a demonstration at the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber protesting welfare cuts. Father Groppi is seated on the lef...
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Father Groppi and Protesters

Date: 1969
Description: Father James Groppi with his fist in the air at the Wisconsin State Capitol during welfare demonstrations. He is surrounded by other protesters.
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Father Groppi Speaking at Demonstration

Date: 1969
Description: Father Groppi speaking at demonstration in the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber.
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School Desegregation Pickets

Date: 1964
Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.
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L.C. and Daisy Bates Watching Television

Date: September 1957
Description: L.C. and Daisy Bates watching television with Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus on the screen.
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Daisy Bates at Woolworth's Boycott

Date: 1962
Description: Daisy Bates and others at Woolworth's boycott.
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Father Groppi Singing with Activists

Date: 1968
Description: Father James Groppi with young civil rights activists. They have all joined hands and are singing.
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International Model A-4 Truck

Date: 1933
Description: International Model A-4 truck delivering heating oil to residential home in Vancouver, British Columbia, 1933. Truck was owned by Watkins-Winram Coal Co....
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Herbert March Speaking at Rally

Date: January 1952
Description: Herbert March speaking at the "Negro and White, Unite and Fight" rally in -8 F degree weather.
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African American Tenant Farmers at Barbecue

Date: February 22 1915
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...

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