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FREEDOM RIDERS, 1961.
Civil rights activists en route from New York to Washington, D.C. to protest racial segregation. Photograph, 1961.
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JAMES FARMER (1920-1999).
James Leonard Farmer, Jr. American civil rights activist, sitting at a 'White Only' lunch counter at a bus station in Montgomery, Alabama, as National Guardsmen stand by, 1961.
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FREEDOM RIDERS, c1961.
Black and white Freedom Riders sit in the 'White Only' section of the waiting room at a bus depot in Montgomery, Alabama, c1961.
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FREEDOM RIDERS, 1961.
Alabama National Guardsmen and Highway Patrolmen turning over to their Mississippi counterparts the escort duty for a 'freedom rider' interstate bus, 1961.
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DESEGREGATION: ALABAMA.
Black Americans sitting in seats originally reserved for whites only, 29 December 1956, during a campaign against a segregation ordinance issued by the city of Birmingham, Alabama, after the arrest of Rosa Parks.
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FREEDOM RIDERS, 1961.
Freedom Riders David Dennis, Julia Aaron and 25 others are escorted by the Mississippi National Guard as they travel on an interstate bus in 1961.
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FREEDOM RIDER, 1961.
James Zwerg, a white Freedom Rider, photographed after being beaten by a mob at the Montgomery, Alabama, bus terminal, 20 May 1961.
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FREEDOM RIDERS, 1961.
The wreckage of a Greyhound bus carrying Freedom Riders after it had been destroyed by a fire bomb near Anniston, Alabama, 14 May 1961.
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MONTGOMERY BUS STATION.
Greyhound bus station in Montgomery, Alabama, where a violent attack against the 1961 Freedom Riders took place. Photograph by Carol Highsmith, 2010.
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DEATH CAMP SURVIVOR, 1945.
A young French boy, survivor of a Nazi concentration camp, photographed on his return to France at the end of World War II, May or June 1945.
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NAST: PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS.
Thomas Nast's cartoon comparing the growth of the Catholic Church and parochial schools to the Confederate attack on Fort Sumter. Wood engraving, 1870.
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EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION.
Oil on canvas, 1863, by A.A. Lamb.
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PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN, 1880.
The grand Republican party procession passing the review stand, opposite the hand of the Statue of Liberty in New York, 11 October 1880. Wood engraving from a contemporary American newspaper, after a drawing by Thure de Thulstrup.
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TEXAS: RACISM, 1867.
Wholesale murder of freedmen in the American South following the end of the Reconstruction. Line engraving, 1867.
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SIMON BOLIVAR (1783-1830).
South American soldier, statesman, and revolutionary leader. Bolivar at the Battle of Junin, Peru, 6 August 1824.
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SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, 1867.
A view of Bay Street, Savannah, Georgia. Wood engraving, American, 1867.
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FREDERICK WILLIAM III
(1770-1840). King of Prussia, 1797-1840. Frederick William III greeted by crowds in Breslau at the beginning of the War of Liberation against Napoleon, 1813. Line engraving, late 19th century.
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WHIPPING, 1817.
'Barbarity committed on a free African, who was found on the ensuing morning, on the side of the road, dead!' Wood engraving, American, 1817.
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FUGITIVE SLAVES, c1862.
The Ride for Liberty, The Fugitive Slaves. Oil by Eastman Johnson, c1862.
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RUSSIA: COSSACK.
A Cossack or 'free warrior.' Woodcut, Russian, 17th century.
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INDIA.
Rama, riding on Hanuman, accompanied by Lakshmana, riding on Angada, set out at the head of an army of monkeys to free Sita from Ravana, the demon-king of Lanka. Miniature from the Rana Jagat Singh Ramayana or 'Mewar Ramayana', 17th century. Full credit: Pictures from History / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.