“‘A Girl Can’t Be Too Careful These Days’. A civil rights marcher wears a bright red football helmet with faceguard yet there was little violence in the all white neighborhood during this protest against alleged housing discrimination. She wasn’t even tackled once.” Chicago, 1966.
Whites heckle Negroes in Milwaukee who were marching on behalf of open-housing, 1967.
Curley, Custer’s Crow Scout: Albumen Cabinet Photograph by D. F. Barry, Circa 1885. Curley (Ashishishe), one of the Crow (Apsaalooke) scouts assigned to Custer during the Sioux Wars. He is wearing traditional fur-wrapped braids, a tiered shell necklace, and an intent expression. Curley scouted for the Seventh Cavalry during the Little Bighorn expedition and was […]
Martin Luther King Jr. Stride Toward Freedom. The Montgomery Story. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1960.
Emmett Louis Till (July 25, 1941 – August 28, 1955) was an African-American teenager who was murdered in Mississippi at the age of 14, after reportedly flirting with a white woman. Till was from Chicago, Illinois, visiting his relatives in Money, Mississippi, in the Mississippi Delta region, when he spoke to 21-year-old Carolyn Bryant, the […]
Police try to protect Donald and Betty Howard as they bring their household goods to their new apartment in a formerly all white neighborhood called Trumble Park in Chicago. July, 1953
Civil rights demonstrator in court during sentencing, St. Augustine, FL, 1960.
A state patrolman holds his club in the ready, St. Augustine, FL, 1964.
Georgia segregationist J.B. Stoner at rally in St. Augustine, FL, 1964.
Martin Luther King Jr. civil rights leader at press conference, 1968.
Meeting in Chicago, 1966.
July 22, 1966 – “DEMONSTRATOR DOWNED IN BROOKLYN”
Policeman stopping Chippewa William Wiggens, VP of the Chicago Indian Village, from entering the Columbus Day parade at Madison and State Streets. Dated October 12, 1970.
National Guard clear streets in Pittsburgh during race riot, 1968.
Florida Riot Control Police arrest young black man, 1968.