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

Crowd of white observers in downtown Philadelphia, Mississippi, during the “March Against Fear” begun by James Meredith. 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)

Group of children standing around a washtub in the dirt yard in front of a house in Little Korea, a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama. This image was used in the photo spread that appeared on page 3 of The Southern Courier for June 11-12, 1966. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569 Digital image order form: […]

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

A waiter is reaching in front of the couple to remove an empty glass. 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)

Boy picking cotton in the field of Mrs. Minnie B. Guice near Mount Meigs in Montgomery County, Alabama. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q18859Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov

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

Bag of cotton hanging on a scale. A woman beside the scale is making notes in a book. The photograph was taken from above. 1965-68 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)

Bag of cotton hanging on a scale. A woman beside the scale is making notes in a book. The scale is is attached to side of the trailer, where a man has just emptied a sack of cotton.1965-1968 Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov

DOCUMERICA: Birmingham, Alabama, USA (1972)

IN MANY AREAS OF THE CITY BLACKS STILL LIVE IN SUBSTANDARD HOUSING. THIS IS A SCENE IN “LITTLE KOREA”, IN SOUTH BIRMINGHAM, A PRIME EXAMPLE OF THIS CONTINUED BLIGHT, 07/1972 Photographer: LeRoy Woodson

FSA: ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN – Gees Bend, Alabama, April, 1937

Drawing water from well. Gees Bend, Alabama. April, 1937 Gee’s Bend, also known as Boykin, is a very poor tenant community in Alabama, United States of America lying at the edge of the Black Belt in Wilcox County, about thirty miles southwest of Selma. The name comes from a planter named Joseph Gee, the first […]

BEN SHAHN: “Summer”, (1938)

Circus poster, Circleville, Ohio. Summer, 1938 Circleville, county seat of Pickaway County. Average small Ohio city, depending upon surrounding rich farmlands for its livelihood. Because of its non-industrial surroundings, retains much of old-time flavor. Outstanding industries: Eshelman’s Feed Mill. Employs 150-200 men the year ’round. Pay averages about eighty-five cents an hour. Container Corporation of […]

TA.TV: Civil Rights – “Selma – Montgomery March” (1965)

A powerful and recently rediscovered film made during the 1965 Selma to Montgomery march for voting rights. Stefan Sharff’s intimate documentary reflects his youthful work in the montage style under the great Russian filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein. The film features moving spirituals. Marchers include Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King. […]

DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – John H. White, Chicago, Illinois.

“THE FRUIT OF ISLAM”, A SPECIAL GROUP OF BODYGUARDS FOR MUSLIM LEADER ELIJAH MUHAMMAD, SIT AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PLATFORM WHILE HE DELIVERS HIS ANNUAL SAVIOR’S DAY MESSAGE IN CHICAGO. THE CITY IS HEADQUARTERS FOR THE BLACK MUSLIMS. THEIR $75 MILLION EMPIRE INCLUDES A MOSQUE, NEWSPAPER, UNIVERSITY, RESTAURANTS, REAL ESTATE BANK AND VARIETY OF […]