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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.

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.

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.

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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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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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.

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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.

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.

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.

Colored Soldier

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

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.

No Inclusion Here

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of an all-white Boy Scout parade. A white man in a hat shoos black youths out of the way.

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National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of an protester with a large sign on his back. It says, “My name is Ulysses. I am asking the people of the people’s republic of China, to prepare a place for the children of my people…I am asking the government of the United States to let these children go… The white people are trying to destroy the black people through starvation and the birth control system…” To the left a man dressed as Abraham Lincoln walks by. The photograph is attached to a thick mounting board. The board is stamped on the 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 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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Digital image of protesters praying

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts protesters praying. The man in the center has his right arm partially raised with this hand open. His eyes are closed and he is wearing a suit jacket and white dress shirt. The protesters around him have their hands on each others shoulder while their heads are bowed in prayer.

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National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of an protester with a large sign on his back. It says, “My name is Ulysses. I am asking the people of the people’s republic of China, to prepare a place for the children of my people…I am asking the government of the United States to let these children go… The white people are trying to destroy the black people through starvation and the birth control system…” To the left a man dressed as Abraham Lincoln walks by. The photograph is attached to a thick mounting board. The board is stamped and inscribed on the back.

Digital image of men handling exposed wires

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white image depicts men handling exposed wires. The man in the center of the photograph has his back to the camera and is wearing a black t-shirt. He is holding a metal rod in his left hand and his right arm is raised above his head as he passes exposed wires to the men in front of him. The man directly in front of him also has his back to the camera and is wearing a t-shirt and jeans. In front of him, a man is standing inside of a broken window. He is bending over to pick up a metal object. A person wearing a striped shirt is partially visible in the right corner of the photograph.

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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.

Black Studies: Threat or Challenge?

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A book by Nick Aaron Ford titled "Black Studies: Threat or Challenge?" published in Port Washington, New York by the National University Publications Kennikat Press in 1973. The book is signed by the author and dated [To Syl Shannon Sincerely Nick Aaron Ford 3/19/1975]. The book cover features a large red question mark with text on top of it, over a white background. Black text in the bottom portion of the cover reads: [Nick Aaron Ford / Black Studies / Threat or Challenge? / An Eminent Educator's Analysis and Recommendations]. The book has 217 pages and contains information and an analysis of Black Studies as a field of education. The back cover features a photograph and brief biography of Ford, as well as, publishing information.

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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