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Loveless School

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white digital image of children looking out windows at the Loveless Elementary School. Children are leaning out the three windows above the pediment with the sign of the brick building stating [LOVELESS SCHOOL].

Onlookers, Gaston Motel

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white digital image of a crowd of men and women standing outdoors looking upward. The crowd is standing in front of a brick building, the Gaston Motel, that has a large opening and sign overhead stating [DO NOT ENTER]. The crowd is featured only from their torsos and above. In the center of the image, a woman stands in a dark dress with a large corsage on her chest.

Selma March

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of Bayard Rustin and A. Philip Randolph standing in a crowd at the Selma March with an umbrella over their heads. Unknown figures are visible behind them.

Canadian Clergy Entering Montgomery, Selma to Montgomery March

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white digital image of two members of the Canadian Clergy holding up a sign with Harry Belafonte in the background. The sign states [CANADA / TOO!]. Both men are wearing clerical collars, the man on the left is wearing a light colored zipped up jacket and the man on the right is wearing a fedora. Belafonte is shown behind the poster smiling and looking to the left of the image. Additional men and women can be seen marching behind.

Laundry Girl • New Orleans, LA

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of a young girl walking down a sidewalk in New Orleans, Louisiana by photographer Leonard Freed. The girl is carrying a large white cloth bag of laundry and is barefoot. She looks at the camera directly and wears a dark dress. Above her head in the extreme upper left of the photo is a storefront sign stating "Service for Colored at Window". The street is lined with cars and homes and other people are visible further down the sidewalk. The date and place the photo was taken are inscribed on the back along with the photographer's stamp.

Segregationists Parked on Highway 80, Selma to Montgomery March

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white digital image of a parked car on the grass next to the road. The car has painted text along the side stating [VETERANS OF OXFORD!!], [YANKEE TRASH / GO HOME], and [MERIDIAN MISS. HATES NIGGERS!]. A confederate flag can be seen flying on the antennae of the car. Four men stand on the grass in front of the parked car.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Conferring with Wyatt "Tee" Walker

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white digital image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker in discussion on a sidewalk in front of a large building. On the left of the image, Walker is facing King, with his back toward the viewer. King is facing Walker and the viewer, wearing a lighter colored suit and badge on his jacket. A group of five men stand on the sidewalk looking toward King and Walker. The man in the forefront of the image is leaning against a telephone pole wearing a black t-shirt and plaid flat cap. A large sign can be seen in the background of the image stating [Citizens / FEDERAL / SAVINGS].

Massed Demonstrators, Selma to Montgomery March, St Jude Catholic Church

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white digital image of a group of people holding signs and American flags in front of St. Jude Catholic Church. The image is taken from behind the crowd, facing toward the Church. The signs state, [WE SHALL / OVER COME], [WE SHALL / OVER / COME], and [CALIFORNIA / DELEGATION / FOR FREEDOM / NOW!].

Young Marchers, Selma to Montgomery March

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white digital image of two young women in profile facing right. The woman on the left is wearing a kerchief. The woman on the right is wearing a head wrap and a sweater with buttons down the center. Two of the buttons are replaced with pins with one stating [GROW]. The back of men's heads can be seen in the background, as well as part of an American flag.

Image of a civil rights protest outside Greenville City Hall

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white film negative featuring the image of a picket line outside Greenville City Hall. The image, taken from a low angle, shows a line of men and women marching while carrying homemade protest signs. In the center of the frame, a man carries a large sign reading, [11 YEARS / OF / ILLEGAL / SCHOOLS]. A uniformed police officer watches the protesters from the left of frame. City Hall is not visible in this image, but is across the street.

Image of a civil rights protest outside Greenville City Hall

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white film negative featuring the image of a picket line outside Greenville City Hall. The image, taken from a low angle, shows a line of men and women marching while carrying homemade protest signs. First in line, a woman carries a sign reading [WE WILL / NOT LET / POLICE / BRUTALITY / CONTINUE]. Behind her a man's sign reads [ALL-MERIT / Greenville / FOR / ALL!]. City Hall is not visible in this image, but is across the street.

Image of a civil rights protest outside Greenville City Hall

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white film negative featuring the image of a picket line outside Greenville City Hall. The image shows City Hall in the background and the backs of uniformed police officers and other men watching a picket line of protesters carrying signs.

Image of a civil rights protest outside Greenville City Hall

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white film negative featuring the image of a picket line outside Greenville City Hall. The image, taken from a low angle, shows a line of men and women marching while carrying homemade protest signs. In the center of the frame, a woman carries a large sign reading, [NOW / WE / NOW / SHALL / NOW / OVERCOME / NOW]. A uniformed police officer watches the protesters from the left of frame. City Hall is not visible in this image, but is across the street.

Image of a civil rights protest outside Greenville City Hall

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white film negative featuring the image of a picket line outside Greenville City Hall. The image shows City Hall in the background and the backs of uniformed police officers and other men watching a picket line of protesters carrying signs.

Image of Greenville City Hall

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white film negative featuring the image of Greenville City Hall. The image is taken from across the street and shows the building outfitted with a stage draped with decorative bunting. Two men stand on the stage in front of the bunting, while several other individuals, including police officers, gather along the steps or in front of the building.

Image of a civil rights protest outside Greenville City Hall

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white film negative featuring the image of a picket line outside Greenville City Hall. The image shows City Hall in the background and the backs of uniformed police officers and other men watching a picket line of protesters carrying signs. A marching band is between the protesters and City Hall. Individuals are visible on the steps of City Hall, facing the protesters and an American flag is visible before them.

The Guardian

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A commemorative 140-page yearbook form the Homer G. Phillips Hospital School of Nursing titled "The Guardian." The volume is hardcover and has a textured blue cover with raised gold lettering. The top right corner featurs a white nurse's cap. The title [THE GUARDIAN] runs upper left to lower right diagonally across the book, and in the lower left is an golden eliptical ring reading [HOMER G. PHILLIPS / 1919 / 1968 / H.T.S.N.] in blue text. In the upper left corner is a small piece of white tape with [P. PAYNE] handwritten in green ink. The interior of the book features graduating classes over the course of the school's history with text and black-and-white photographs. There are scattered handwritten notes throughout the book, some on separate pieces of paper.

Image of a civil rights protest outside Greenville City Hall

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white film negative featuring the image of a civil rights protest outside Greenville City Hall. In the image, men and women form a picket line carrying homemade protest signs, while being watched by individuals just out of frame to the left. Just right of center, a man wearing a light-colored cap carries in his right hand a sign reading, [Gov. Johnson Prevents / Federal Aid To / MISSISSIPPI'S SCHOOLS].

Image of a civil rights protest outside Greenville City Hall

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white film negative featuring the image of a picket line outside Greenville City Hall. The image shows a line of men and women marching while carrying homemade protest signs. In the center of the frame, a man carries a large sign reading, [11 YEARS / OF / ILLEGAL / SCHOOLS]. A uniformed police officer watches the protesters to the right of frame. City Hall is not visible in this image, but is behind the photographer.

Photograph of Kenneth Kaunda

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white photograph depicts Kenneth Kaunda at a podium. Wearing a light colored suit and a dark tie, he stands with his hands in his pockets as he addresses a large crowd that surrounds him. He stands between an American flag and an unidentifiable flag. In the background is a street scene with shops, including one whose name can be partially read “...History/..Outlet/ ...Hundred Million/ Colored People." The back of the photograph has an identifying inscription and a Lloyd Yearwood stamp.

Image of the "All-Merit Award" celebration at Greenville City Hall

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white film negative featuring the image ofthe "All-Merit Award" celebration at Greenville City Hall. The image is taken from across the street and shows a marching band, journalists, police, and spectators watching presenters on the steps of City Hall.

Image of a civil rights protest outside Greenville City Hall

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white film negative featuring the image of a picket line outside Greenville City Hall. The image shows City Hall in the background and the backs of uniformed police officers and other men watching a picket line of protesters carrying signs.

Boardinghouse bathroom window from which James Earl Ray shot and killed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 422 South Main Street, Memphis, April, 1968

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph depicting the inside of a bathroom. A bathtub, toilet, sink ledge, and window are all visible.

Photographic print of a man with “Vote” face paint in the Selma-Montgomery march

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black and white photographic print of an unidentified young man with paint on his face. The word [VOTE] has been written on his forehead. In the background of the photograph there are an unidentified young man in sunglasses and two unidentified females who are partially visible. The pictured was captured during the 1965 Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March. The back of the photograph has a clipping adhered to it. The clipping contains a brief description and credit line: [Various moods are reflected in the faces of these Alabama marchers as journey nears end. (photo by Henry Gill)]. The back also has additional caption information written by hand in ink and a date stamp.
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