Chicago Herald masthead, December 7, 1917. Aerial view of the damage to Halifax as a result of two ships colliding in the harbour (one filled with 3,000 tons of explosives). The city was destroyed in the world’s biggest explosion until the advent of nuclear weapons. The explosion was followed by a tidal wave, city-wide fires … More Chicago Herald Tells All!
The scene on Wall Street as the stock market crashed.
Children take to the streets during the Wall Street Crash of 1929.
Three Ku Klux Klan members arrested in Tishomingo County, Mississippi, September 1871, for the attempted murder of an entire family
George Washington Gordon (October 5, 1836 – August 9, 1911) was a general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. After the war, he practiced law in Pulaski, Tennessee, where the Ku Klux Klan was formed. He became one of the Klan’s first members. In 1867, Gordon became the Klan’s first Grand Dragon … More
A political cartoon depicting the KKK and the Democratic Party as continuations of the Confederacy.
A man, his shirt stained by blood running down his face, is cornered in a doorway by club-wielding police early August 30, 1964 in North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The man had been clubbed for refusing to move along.
On June 29, 1964, the FBI began distributing these pictures of three missing civil rights workers, from left, Michael Schwerner, 24, of New York, James Chaney, 21, from Mississippi, and Andrew Goodman, 20, of New York, who disappeared near Philadelphia, Mississippi, on June 21, 1964. The three civil rights workers, part of the “Freedom Summer” … More Murdered By The KKK!
National Guard troops with upthrust bayonets surround integrationists kneeling in prayer as approximately 100 made a peaceful attempt to challenge the no-demonstration edict of the military commander in Cambridge, Maryland on May 13, 1964.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gives a young protester a pat on the back as a group of youngsters started to picket St. Augustine, Florida, on June 10, 1964.