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Items from "The Valentine Richmond History Center Collection": 14

Page from an FBI-Authored Black Panther Coloring Book

A page from an FBI-authored Black Panther coloring book depicts African-American children shooting police officers represented as pigs.

Cover of FBI-Authored Black Panther Coloring Book

A FBI-authored Black Panther coloring book designed to discredit the organization.

White America Society Pamphlet

The cover of a pamphlet titled "Let My People Go" by Earnest Sevier Cox, published by the White America Society in 1925 in Richmond, Virginia.

Protesting Racism at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Virginia

Joe Crenshaw and members of the SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership Conference) protest racism at Fort Lee in Petersburg, Virginia

Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education in Richmond, Virginia

People gather outside City Hall in Richmond, Virginia to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education.

Demolition of George Wythe High School

The George Wythe High School building, located between 8th and 9th on Marshall Street, reduced to a mass of rubble to make way for a parking lot, May 26, 1981.

Busing Protest in Richmond, Virginia

People preparing for an anti-busing demonstration outside the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia

Parents Picket 'Learning Center' in Richmond, Virginia

White parents and children picketing at Grace Arents School in Richmond, Virginia to protest the conversion of the "neighborhood school" to a "learning center" under the new desegregation plan.

In Protest

An anti-busing group gathered at Manchester Community Center. A car in the foreground has a sign on it reading "Daddy is Cussing / Mama is Fussing / About – Busing." The adults are members of the Petersburg Pike and J. S. Francis School anti-busing committee.

Anti-Busing Demonstrators March along Franklin Street in Richmond, Virginia

Anti-busing demonstrators, mostly women and children, marching along Franklin Street near Virginia Commonwealth University on August 16, 1970.