This collection of old photos document the struggles of African Americans during the Civil Rights movement and segregation in the South during the 1950s and 1960s. These photographs are excellent additions to anyone's collection of Civil Rights memorabilia. Some of the subject matter includes segregation, civil rights marches, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Robert F. Kennedy, riots, bombings, and other important events during the 1960s movement.
Photo of James Meredith, one of the first African Americans to attend Mississippi University , walking to class accompanied by U.S. Marshals. This historic black and white photo dates to October 1, 1962. Learn More
Photograph showing Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy speaking to a crowd of African Americans and whites through a megaphone outside the Justice Department; sign for Congress of Racial Equality is prominently displayed. This historic black and white photo dates to June 14, 1963. Learn More
Photo shows view of Bayard Rustin, Deputy Director, Cleveland Robinson, Chairman of Administrative Committee, Negro American Labor Council, preparing for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963. Learn More
Photo shows view of Congress of Racial Equality conducting a march in memory of Negro youngsters killed in Birmingham bombings, All Souls Church, 16th Street, Washington, D.C. Photo dates to 1963. Learn More
Photograph showing the wreckage of a bomb explosion near the Gaston Motel where Martin Luther King, Jr., and leaders in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference were staying during the Birmingham campaign of the Civil Rights movement. Learn More
Retro Snapshots offers thousands of old photos, posters and panoramics. Our vintage photos have been digitally restored by professional artists, who painstakingly remove scratches, tears and improve contrast and coloration of all of our vintage photos.
Our giclee prints are printed on professional grade paper with archival qualities meaning your prints will last over 200 years when properly framed.