“LOS ANGELES WATTS RIOTS” (1965)

[nggallery id=138] The Watts Riots began on August 11, 1965, in Watts, a neighborhood in Los Angeles, when Lee Minikus, a California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer, pulled over African American Marquette Frye on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Minikus was convinced Frye was under the influence and radioed for his car to be impounded. Frye […]

Children with African-American Nurses (1912)

Baker County, ca. 1912. James Drewry Durham (left) and Mattie Audrey Durham (right) shown with their African-American nurses. Held by Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260

African-American workers (1900)

Baconton, ca. 1900. African-Americans who worked for the James Shine Miller family with watermelon. Held by Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260

White Slave (1859)

American location unknown, ca. 1859. Stereoview of a scene from a minstrel show entitled White Slave, United States.

Floyd County Lynching (1913-19)

Floyd County area, 1913-1919? Black man hanging from a tree. No data on whether he was hung legally or lynched. Other blacks seen in the background. Several houses and an outhouse seen in the background, too.

ALABAMA COLLECTION: Jim Peppler – “March Against Fear” (1966)

Woman holding a baby and an American flag, standing with a group of people during the “March Against Fear” begun by James Meredith. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569 Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov

Montgomery, Alabama – "Tom’s Place" (1966)

Man and woman seated at a table at Tom’s Place in Montgomery, Alabama. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov

ALABAMA: "Tom’s Place" (1966)

Band performing at Tom’s Place in Montgomery, Alabama. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov

ALABAMA: "Jim Peppler Collection" (1965-68)

Young man leaning on a rail outside Booker T. Washington High School in Montgomery, Alabama, probably before a football game. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov