• Richard J. Daley discussing civil rights

    Capa, Cornell, Magnum Photos

    Mayor Richard J. Daley seated with a group of African American ministers discussing civil rights. Transcribed from back of photo: Cornell Capa, 196 Magnum Photos, 72 West 45th Street, N.Y.C. 36

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  • Union workers at civil rights rally

    View of a crowd at a civil rights rally. A number of signs with UAW in large letters are visible.

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  • Woman with a sign reading Where Are White Civil Rights?

    Haun, Declan, 1937-1994 (photographer)

    A counter-demonstrator makes a rude face and holds up a sign reading: Where Are White Civil Rights? at an Open Housing March in the Bogan neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, 1966.

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  • Addie Wyatt

    Portrait of civil rights activist Addie L. Wyatt.

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  • Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks from a car

    Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks from a car to a crowd assembled along a neighborhood street.

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  • Bayard Rustin

    Portrait of civil rights leader Bayard Rustin. Available as negative

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  • I WAS THERE: Ronald S. Miller

    Miller, Ronald S, Johnson, Gary T, Alter, Peter

    Ronald S. Miller was born in 1931 and grew up in Chicago's Albany Park community, the son of a fur shop owner. Mr. Miller discussed his extensive career as an attorney. He developed the firm of Miller…

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  • The Reverend Calvin Morris speaking

    Rev. Calvin Morris The Reverend Calvin Morris speaking. Morris served as Jesse Jackson's lieutenant in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)'s Operation Breadbasket. Available as negativ…

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  • Preparing for the launch of the Englewood Community Congress

    H. A. Martin Photography

    Preparing for the launch of the Englewood Community Congress are, left to right: Otis Flynn, John Hall, Marion Henley, the Reverend Howard Tuite, Tim Black, Robert Henley, Jr., Hattie Hill, unidentifi…

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  • Chicago Urban League Women's Division Meeting

    Meeting of the Women's Division of the Chicago Urban League. Available as negative

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  • Marion Henley

    Marion Henley of the Chicago Urban League.

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  • Thelma Hill

    Mrs. Thelma Hill, of Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) Thelma Hill (center) clasps hands with two unidentified men. A poster on the wall behind her reads "Support Your Urban League - 1971 M…

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  • Arnita Boswell and others

    Activist and educator Arnita Y. Boswell (second from right) with a group of women. Available as negative

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  • Alderman Leon Despres

    Fisher, Vories

    Portrait of 5th Ward Democratic Alderman and civil rights activist Leon Despres. Available as negative

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  • Dempsey J. Travis

    Seymour, Maurice

    Portrait of real estate entrepreneur and civil rights activist Dempsey J. Travis. Available as negative

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  • Martin Luther King, Jr. and Bernard LaFayette at street rally

    Crowd gathered on a street to hear speakers: Martin Luther King, Jr. is on the platform, second from the left; Bernard LaFayette is on King's left.

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  • C. T. Vivian speaking

    Civil rights leader and educator Reverend Dr. C. T. Vivian speaks at a microphone. Available as negative

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  • FORTY BLOCKS: Carl and Barbara Ellis

    Ellis, Carl Edward, Ellis, Barbara Wooten, Breakthrough Film Crew

    Breakthrough Urban Ministries, a community based organization that provides social services on Chicago's West Side, and the Chicago History Museum collaborated on this oral history project. The Museum…

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  • Rally (large crowd)

    Aerial view of a large crowd at a rally. Some of the signs held up by participants read "Race Discrimination is Unchristian" and "Catholics for Equal Education".

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  • Whitney M. Young's book "To Be Equal" on a desk

    Close-up of a someone at a desk with Whitney M. Young's book "To Be Equal" sitting on it. The book was published in 1964.

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