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1950's Intro

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Important images of the late 1940s and 1950s.

Army-McCarthy Hearings

National Portrait Gallery

Jonas Salk

National Portrait Gallery

Photograph of Emmett Till with his mother, Mamie Till Mobley

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Rosa Parks

National Portrait Gallery

Elvis Presley

National Portrait Gallery

Portrait

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

(No Title Given) [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Harry S Truman

National Portrait Gallery

Thurgood Marshall

National Portrait Gallery

Evening Rendezvous

Smithsonian American Art Museum