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The Human Relations Council of Greater New Haven presents In white America

Archives of American Art
1 playbill ; 23 x 16 cm. Playbill features prints by Shahn on verso of cover depicting James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner.
Cover bears an inscription to Shahn by Rabbi Robert E. Goldburg, who wrote an appreciation of Shahn included on page 2 of playbill.

Profile of a Race Riot

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A magazine insert from Impact Magazine with a story by Ed Wheeler about the Tulsa Race Riot. The insert was likely published on the occassion of the fiftieth anniversary of the riot.

Scene from Tulsa Race Riot June 1st 1921

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black-and-white photographic postcard, titled Scene from Tulsa Race Riot June 1st 1921 depicts a group of men and women standing along the side of the road in front of two cars. The men to the right of the image are armed.

Digital image of police officers in riot gear

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts police officers in riot gear. The two officers in the foreground are out of focus and have their backs to the camera. They are wearing helmets and bullet proof vests. The officers in the background are wearing helmets and are carrying shields reading [POLICE].

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Digital image of a police officer in riot gear

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts a police officer in riot gear. The officer facing the camera is wearing a bullet-proof vest that reads [POLICE] across the front. He is wearing a helmet and has weaponry around his waist. He is holding a shield that also reads [POLICE]. The other officers, also in riot gear, have their back to the camera.

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Digital image of a young boy engaging with police officers

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts a young boy engaging with two police officers. The boy is wearing a sweater with white stripes across the collar. He is holding a water bottle in his right hand and is handing it to one of the officers. The officer in front of him is wearing a helmet, bullet proof vest, shin guards and gloves and is reaching for the water bottle. The officer standing next to him is holding his helmet in his hands. He is wearing a skull cap, bullet proof vest, and shin guards.

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Poster reading "Race is not a crime" used at Baltimore protests

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This protest poster is white and has text that reads [Race / is not / a crime]. The text is handwritten in black marker and there is a brown stain on the bottom of the poster just left of center. There are no images or text on the back. This placard was used during the Freddie Gray protests in Baltimore, Maryland.

Untitled

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of a pair of signs on a fence. One says "WHAT IS THE BLACK AGENDA" with a phone number, and the other is advocating for jobs.

The Negro: His Future in America

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A special section of the October 18, 1943 issue of "The New Republic" titled "The Negro: His Future in America."

The Tulsa Race Riot and Three of Its Victims

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A manuscript titled “The Tulsa Race Riot and Three of Its Victims” by B. C. Franklin. The unpublished manuscript consists of ten pages written in black type on yellowed paper. It was written ten years after the Tulsa Riots on August 22, 1931 and recounts the events of the Tulsa Riot as witnessed by the author. The pages contain an account of Franklin witnessing three men being killed by the mob. The manuscript is signed by B.C. Franklin on the last page.

National Guard Machine Gun Crew during Tulsa Race Riot 6-1-21

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photographic postcard of National Guardsmen with a machine gun mounted on the back of a flat-bed truck on the streets of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Several soldiers are on the back of the truck with the weapon, one standing and one kneeling to the left of the gun and one at gun sight. Several other soldiers march next to the truck, backs to the camera. Other vehicles and soldiers are visible on the street in the background of the image. Written in white at the bottom of the image is [NATIONAL GUARD / MACHINE GUN CREW / DURING TULSA RACE RIOT 6-1-21].

The postcard is unused. The back of the postcard features [POST CARD] at the top in outlined lettering, an AZO stamp mark with triangles at the four corners, and a divided back with a spot for [CORRESPONDENCE] on the left and [ADDRESS] on the right. There are no inscriptions, front or back.

Ruins of the Tulsa Race Riot 6-1-21

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black-and-white photographic postcard titled, Ruins of the Tulsa Race Riot depicts what is left of the Greenwood district in downtown Tulsa after the fires had been suppressed. This image shows that only foundations and some reminents of furniture and personal belongings are left in the rubble.

Colored Soldier

Archives of American Art
Poem : 3 p. : typescript ; 28 x 22 cm.

Photographic print of an unidentified couple

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black and white photograph of an integrated couple seated on a bench. The unidentified woman sits to the right of the man with her legs crossed and turned towards him; the unidentified man rests his proper left hand on her proper left knee. The woman wears a veiled hat and printed knee-length skirt. The man wears a three piece pinstripe suit and a tie with a large floral print. He looks off to the right of the frame while the woman looks directly into the camera. Below the image in the bottom right corner of the print is handwritten text in blue ink which reads [037]. The back of the photograph is blank.

Group portrait of two groups of men in tuxedos

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black and white photograph of two groups of men in black and white tuxedos on a stage.

The men are standing in front of a dark backdrop with a decorative floral design and a raised theater curtain is just visible above. Standing front center of the backdrop is a white man in a white tuxedo. To the left of him are eight (8) black men wearing white tuxedos. To the right of him are ten (10) white men wearing black tuxedos. On both sides, the men are arranged by height from the shortest at the center to the tallest at the end. They are standing at an angle with their arms by their sides and their proper left shoulders facing the camera.There are no inscriptions, front or back.

Digital image of protesters cleaning the streets of Baltimore

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts people cleaning a street. In the foreground, a man and two children sweep up debris from the street and sidewalk several feet away from an intersection. The man is wearing a sports jersey and baseball cap. The name on the jersey is partially obscured. The visible part of the jersey reads [HEATHAM / 24]. The child standing in the street is sweeping debris into a dust pan. The child on the sidewalk is also sweeping. More people are cleaning the streets and sidewalks in the background.

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Digital image of a Jaden Powell holding a placard

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts a young Jaden Powell holding a placard. Powell is standing among other protesters and is not looking at the camera. He is holding a large poster in front of his chest that features photographs and hashtags of male and female victims of police brutality. The poster also features hashtags of the names of victims and hashtags of cities and states in which the shootings took place.

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Digital image of a protester holding a Black Lives Matter sign

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts a protester holding a Black Lives Matter sign. A woman in the crowd is holding a sign that reads [BLACK / LIVES / MATTER]. She is wearing a light-colored cable knit sweater and sunglasses. In the background another protester is holding a sign that reads [IT'S 2015 / WHY IS THIS STILL HAPPENING].

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Digital image of a crowd of protesters at Baltimore War Memorial

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts a crowd of protesters at Baltimore War Memorial. Just left of the center a person is holding a sign that reads [FERGUSON IS EVERYWHERE / STOP / POLICE / BRUTALITY & MURDER / StopMassIncarceration.Net]. A sign in the far right corner reads [If you want / PEACE / work for / JUSTICE]. A sign to the left of it reads [BLACK / LIVES / MATTER]. Baltimore City Hall is in the distance.

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Digital image of Baltimore residents cleaning

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This color digital image depicts volunteers cleaning debris in front of a brick wall. The man standing closest to the camera is wearing a beige t-shirt and army fatigue pants. He has beige fabric wrapped around his neck and is wearing yellow gloves. He is holding large metal grate with the man standing next to him. This man is wearing a red shirt, blue jeans, and soiled white gloves. Four other men are handling other metal debris.

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Digital image of protesters linking arms

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This digital color image depicts protesters linking arms. The protester on the far left is wearing a gray zip-up hoodie and sunglasses hanging on her collar. The woman next to her is wearing a blue t-shirt and eye glasses. The man next to her is wearing a gray t-shirt that reads [TEXAS / Lone Star State / United States] and a blue fitted cap with a [T] on the front. The man next to him is wearing an orange bucket hat, navy screen t-shirt and a tan jacket. The man next to him is wearing a black t-shirt with the American flag on it, a red and white striped scarf, and a black hat. The man next to him on the far right is wearing a blue and black hoodie and gray sweat pants.

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Digital image of protesters linking arms in front of police

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts protesters linking arms in front of police. The man closest to the camera is wearing a t-shirt, hoodie and baseball cap. The man standing to his right is wearing a polo shirt, [AIR FORCE] baseball cap and eye glasses. The man next to him is wearing a denim jacket, eye glasses and a baseball cap with the Baltimore Ravens logo on it. Police in riot gear are visible behind them to the right side of the photograph.

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