• Female doll with tan clothing

    Mississippi Freedom House Co-Op, American, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, American, founded 1964

    A female cloth doll with tan clothing. The doll is wearing a tan dress with stripes. The doll's hair is in pigtails with cloth bows.

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  • The Crisis Vol. 11 No. 3

    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909, W.E.B. Du Bois, American, 1868 - 1963, Harry Roseland, American, 1867 - 1950

    The January 1916 (Vol. 11 No. 3) issue of The Crisis. The front cover features a reproduction of the 1904 painting, "To the Highest Bidder" by Harry Roseland. The black-and-white reproduction depicts…

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  • Digital image of Taylor family members at the beach on Martha's Vineyard

    Ouida F. Taylor, American, died 2001, Unidentified Man or Men, Unidentified Woman or Women, Unidentified Child or Children

    A black-and-white digital image of people on the beach on Martha's Vineyard. In the foreground is a group of women and men, some of whom are looking towards the camera and smiling. In the background,…

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  • Poster for presidential candidate Shirley Chisholm

    N.G. Slater Corp., American, founded 1936, Shirley Anita Chisholm, American, 1924 - 2005

    A political poster for United States presidential candidate Shirley Chisholm. Off-white with black and red type. At top, it reads "BRING U.S. TOGETHER" in black with the "U.S." in red. Underneath ther…

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  • Digital image of women and a man at the Taylor family home on Martha's Vineyard

    Ouida F. Taylor, American, died 2001, Unidentified Man or Men, Unidentified Woman or Women

    A black-and-white digital image of people posing in front of the Taylor family home on Martha's Vineyard. Four (4) women and one (1) man stand at center, facing towards the camera but looking in diffe…

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  • Swinging doors from Muse Bar, the home bar of Isaiah Muse

    Unidentified, Isaiah Muse, American, 1919 - 2012

    A matched pair of swinging bar doors. The doors are wood with a natural, glossy varnish, and are louvered with fixed slats. The upper edge of each door curves upward towards the center edge, so that t…

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  • Letter from H.W. Sewing for Daisy Bates Trust Fund

    Henry Warren Sewing, American, born 1891, Douglass State Bank, American, 1947 - 1983, Rev. Volley V. K. Stokes, American, ca. 1889 - 1961, Trinity Baptist Church, American, founded 1888, Daisy Bates,…

    Daisy Bates led the NAACP branch in Arkansas and was in charge of the Little Rock school integration. Bates worked to organize a safe integration process and mentored the first students, known as the…

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  • Digital image of Taylor family members seaside on Martha's Vineyard

    Ouida F. Taylor, American, died 2001, Unidentified Woman or Women

    A black-and-white digital image of two (2) Taylor family women posing seaside on Martha's Vineyard. The women are sitting on a seawall, with open water behind them. The older woman at proper left is w…

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  • Answers for Action: Schools in the South

    Southern Regional Council, American, founded 1919

    A pamphlet about Schools in the South and the impact of Brown vs. the Board of Education on segregated school districts. The front cover has brown ink on discolored paper. At top, there is a band of t…

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  • The Liberator, Vol. XXVII, No. 25

    The Liberator, American, 1831 - 1865, William Lloyd Garrison, American, 1805 - 1879, Isaac Knapp, American, 1808 - 1858, J.B. Yerrington & Son, American

    A copy of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, Vol. XXVII, No. 25 dated June 19, 1857. The paper is printed on a single bi-folded sheet of paper with text printed on the front and back of the fou…

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  • Digital image of Taylor family members fishing on Martha's Vineyard

    Ouida F. Taylor, American, died 2001, Unidentified Man or Men

    A black-and-white digital image of men fishing on Martha's Vineyard. At center, two (2) men are standing, one in some shallow water and the other in some grasses next to the water. The man in the wate…

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  • Sign from a segregated restaurant

    Unidentified

    A sign from a segregated restaurant printed in gold on a cobalt blue background with the message "We employ White Help and Cater to White People" surrounded by a decorative gold border.

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  • Locket with photographs of Harriette and Harry T. Moore

    Unidentified, Harriette Vyda Simms Moore, American, 1902 - 1952, Harry Tyson Moore, American, 1905 - 1951

    Locket belonging to Harriette Vyda Simms Moore with two black and white photographs inside of herself and her husband Harry Tyson Moore. This circular locket opens into two halves, each half with a sm…

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  • Pinback button for CORE

    N.G. Slater Corp., American, founded 1936, Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942

    A pinback button for the Congress of Racial Equality. The button has two rings surrounding a circle. The outermost ring is red, the second ring is black, and the center circle is green. Black text at…

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  • Digital image of a Taylor family woman posing on Martha's Vineyard

    Ouida F. Taylor, American, died 2001, Unidentified Woman or Women

    A black-and-white digital image of a Taylor family woman posing in a yard in Martha's Vineyard. The young woman is sitting on a blanket in the yard, wearing a straw hat, leaning back slightly on her l…

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  • Pinback button for a 1964 March for Democratic Schools

    Congress of Racial Equality, American, founded 1942, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909

    The May 18th, 1964 March For Democratic Schools was a march and rally organzied by CORE and the NAACP. The march took place in New York City and ended at NYC's City Hall. CORE and the NAACP encouraged…

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  • Photographic print of men and women in front of Vernon AME Church, Tulsa

    Unidentified, Unidentified Woman or Women, Unidentified Man or Men, Unidentified Child or Children

    A black-and-white photograph of a group of fifty (50) women, men and children standing in front of a church, possibly Vernon Chapel AME Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Everyone is standing except for six (…

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  • Sign for the Poor People’s Campaign Headquarters

    Unidentified, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957, Poor People's Campaign, American, 1967 - 1968

    This sign was used at the Poor People’s Campaign Headquarters building at 14th and U Streets NW, Washington, D.C. in 1968. A white, plastic sign with black lettering that reads [Poor Peoples Campaign…

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  • Frederick Douglass

    C. M. Battey, American, 1873 - 1927, Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895

    A seated portrait of an older Frederick Douglass. Douglass wears a suit with bow tie, jacket and vest.

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  • Digital image of Taylor family members at the beach on Martha's Vineyard

    Ouida F. Taylor, American, died 2001, Unidentified Man or Men, Unidentified Woman or Women, Unidentified Child or Children

    A black-and-white digital image of members of the Taylor family on Martha's Vineyard. A smiling man wearing a hat and sunglasses stands in the center of the image, leaning up against a seawall. To the…

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