Civil rights movements
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
This series of photographs addresses significant events and people in Black American history from the 1930s through the 1970s. A number of photos address desegregation, the civil rights movement, and the Black Panthers.
This series of photographs focuses on the various leaders of the Civil Rights Movement and covers 1956 to 1977. Photographs contain candid press photographs of individuals such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King (several photographs), Muhammad Ali, Roy Innis, Ralph D. Abernathy, Angela Davis, and Reverend Jesse Jackson (several photographs).
This series contains photographs depicting the various demonstrations during the Civil Rights Movement from 1956 to 1975. The subject matter of the various photographs include marches commemorating the anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.; the "March against Repression"; the "March to Montgomery"; and demonstrations against Alabama Governor George Wallace. A notable photograph is a group photograph of the Supreme Court Justices of the time.
This series contains some images of acts of racism against African Americans. It includes photograph of James Meredith after he was shot in the back (June 6, 1966).