The chicago skyline with a vibrant red and orange sunrise behind it.
The sunrise from my window at 6:43AM on Monday, November 29, 2021.
A screenshot from a VHS movie clip of three kids around a table in a living room. There is a comfy white chair on the right.
Taken from a clip from my brother John's 6th birthday. This is the house I grew up in.
A photograph of a fast food restaurant at night. The lit sign above the building says, "The Freeze. Sandwich & Shake. Established 1950." There is another sign above that which says "100 Shake Flavors."
Founded in 1950, The Freeze, formally known as Tastee Freeze, is Logan Square's go-to spot for soft-serve ice cream and no-frills fast food.
A deer at nighttime looking directly at the camera. The camera perspective is through something like a crack in the door, or through a fence.
Photo by Margaret Durow.
Anne Braden, arms folded in a chair, leaning forward looking intently behind and to the side of the camera. Glasses hang below her head around her neck.
Anne Braden in the SCEF office where she edited The Southern Patriot, Louisville, Kentucky, October 1962. Wisconsin Historical Society.
Sequoyah with a tablet depicting his writing system for the Cherokee language. 19th-century print of a painting.
Sequoyah was a Native American polymath of the Cherokee Nation. In 1821 he completed his independent creation of the Cherokee syllabary, making reading and writing in Cherokee possible. This lithograph is from the portrait painted by Charles Bird King in 1828.
A scan of paper. The top reads, "Memorial of the Cherokees." The text is printed in both English and Cherokee script. Beneath the printed paper is a scan of Cherokee script handwriting.
Georgia, December 1829. The Cherokee Nation, protesting the state of Georgia’s attempt to extend its authority over their lands, wrote this memorial in 1829. Written in both English and Cherokee, it is a plaintive appeal to remain on their ancestral lands. More info at
Paul Robeson sitting between a laughing woman and Jose Ferrer. They are cheering. Paul is clapping, wearing a goatee and suspenders.
New York City, Paul Robeson (center), Jose Ferrer (right), watching softball with other members of Othello production, Central Park, circa 1943-1944.
An old print of an illustrated of goldenrod plant. There are leaf and flower details, as well as an illustration of the entire plant. Beneath it is printed the text, "Solidago Juncea." At the top is printed the text, "Plate 51" and, "Addisonia."
1917 Botany Print - Solidago Juncea - Early Goldenrod.
A blurry photograph of Lorraine Hansberry with her hands on either side of her head, smiling. There is a pen in one hand and she is seated at a desk with paper on it.
Lorraine Hansberry at her desk at Freedom magazine, 1952. Copyright LHLT private collection.