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 shows view of African-American rioters racing through Harlem streets carrying pictures of Lt. Gilligan, who shot 15 year old James Powell. This shooting set off days of rioting through Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn, New York. Photo dates to 1964. Learn More
Photo of this historic march during the Civil Rights movement. Photograph shows some participants in the civil rights march sitting on a wall resting, one holds a placard which reads, "We march together, Catholics, Jews, Protestant, for dignity and brotherhood of all men under God, Now!" Learn More
Photograph showing a soldier standing guard in a Washington, D.C., street with the ruins of buildings that were destroyed during the riots that followed the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. This historic black and white photo dates to April, 1968. Learn More
Photograph showing a man on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial holding a banner for the Revolutionary People's Constitutional Convention; statue of Lincoln in the background. This photo dates to June 19, 1970. <br><br> Please note that we do not support or condone the ideals of any group that promotes violence or racism. This photo has been made available as a historical reference and is not endorsed by us. 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.