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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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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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Motorcycle Police on Harley-Davidsons

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Description: World War II Harley-Davidson Army Models mounted by ever-alert Military Police, wearing uniforms and armed with guns.
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Bert Williams

Date: 1921
Description: White Studio portrait of vaudevillian Bert Williams.
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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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Mary MacLaren

Date: 1916
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Mary MacLaren young star of "Bluebird Photoplays."
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Battling Butler Lobby Display

Date: 1926
Description: A boxing ring lobby display at the Empire Theatre for Battling Butler with Buster Keaton. The lobby cards read, "It's a knockout. Buster Keaton in '...
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Scene Still from The Jazz Singer

Date: 1927
Description: A still from the film The Jazz Singer showing Eugenie Besserer, Al Jolson, and Warner Oland (Warner 1927).
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House Party

Date: December 1927
Description: "This scene can be dated by the homemade calendar under the wall clock. It is December of 1927. Farmers were prospering at that time, as was the rest of th...
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Scene Still from "The Blot"

Date: 1921
Description: Louis Calhern and Claire Windsor in "The Blot" (Lois Weber Productions).
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Scene still from The Blot

Date: 1921
Description: Publicity still from The Blot. Louis Calhern with flowers at the front door with Margaret McWade. (Lois Weber Productions, 1921).
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Dagmar Godowsky

Date: December 28 1923
Description: Likely a 1923 Goldwyn production Red Lights publicity portrait of Dagmar Godowsky wearing a beaded headdress.
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Mary MacLaren

Date: July 21 1916
Description: Studio portrait of Mary MacLaren, Bluebird Photoplays star, in a formal dress leaning on a chair.
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Scene Still from The Fighting Blade

Date: 1923
Description: A scene still from The Fighting Blade with Richard Barthelmess and Dorothy Mackaill in the foreground and two helmeted guardsmen behind them.
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Scene Still from The Fighting Blade

Date: 1923
Description: Scene still from The Fighting Blade showing Richard Barthelmess with his arm around Dorothy Mackaill (Inspiration 1923).
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Houdini, Harry

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Description: Harry Houdini in chains and ropes. He is tied to a wheel on a locomotive.
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Free The Hollywood Ten

Date: October 28 1947
Description: Several members of the screenwriters and directors known as the "Hollywood Ten," together with members of their families at a demonstration before their im...
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"Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye"

Date: 1950
Description: Scene still from "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye."
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Orson Welles

Date: 1975
Description: A classic Orson Welles publicity still showing him looking intensely into the camera while gesturing with his hands.
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Gene Wilder

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Description: Gene Wilder looking through the lens of a movie camera.

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