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.
Photograph showing Alabama Governor George Wallace standing defiantly at a door while being confronted by Deputy U.S. Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach. Alabama University was being forced to integrate but Wallace did everything he could to try to block schools from integrating during the Civil Rights movement era. This historic photo dates to June 11, 1963. Learn More
Photograph shows a young African American boy watching a group of people, some carrying American flags, march past to protest the admission of the "Little Rock Nine" to Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas(AR). Photo dates to 1959. Learn More
Photograph shows a group of people, one holding a Confederate flag, surrounding speakers and National Guard, protesting the admission of the "Little Rock Nine" to Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas (AR). Photo dates to 1959. Learn More
Photo showing a street scene near a bus station in Durham, North Carolina. You can see a door with 'White Ladies Only' on it. Segregation was a very big issue in the deep South during this period. This old photo dates to 1940. Learn More
Photo showing a group of black men in front of a grocery store in Roxboro, North Carolina. Segregation was a very big issue in the deep South during this period. This old photo dates to 1940. 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.
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