Individuals

This list of individuals with hyperlinks is a work in progress. It is expected to take as long as one year to go through all our 3,400 images while keeping up with the newly added images. Last updated February 18, 2019.

Abbott, Sammie “Sam” Abdullah, social justice and highway opponent leader, mayor of Takoma Park

Abernathy Sr., Rev. Ralph David, here and here, civil rights and SCLC leader

Abzug, Bella and here, civil rights attorney, U.S. Representative

Albert, Stewart Edward “Stew”, Yippie activist and Vietnam War opponent

Angales, Anna, ex-slave

Aswell, James B., U.S. Representative, established Jim Crow in House restaurant

Aviles, Pedro, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, convicted at sedition trial

Aulet, Carlos, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, turned state’s evidence at sedition trial

Bacall, Lauren, actress, opposed HUAC

Baddy, Rev. R. H., Md. AME church and civil rights leader

Baker, Ella Josephine, civil rights leader

Bancroft, Richard, here and here, Cafeteria & Restaurant Workers Union Local 471 president, California judger

Banfield, Gilbert, Howard student, participant in Capitol restaurant desegregation effort

Banks, Martha, ex-slave

Baraka, Imamu Amiri, black cultural activist

Barry, Marion, black activist, D.C. political leader

Barter, Joseph and here, defied ban on interracial dance

Bates, John, Washington, D.C. civil rights activist

Bates, Ruby and here, Scottsboro accuser who recanted

Bayless, John and here, draft resister

Bayless, Leslie, here and here, civil rights activist and draft resister

Beck, James M., U.S. Representative, opponent of House Jim Crow

Beirne, Joseph, National Federation of Telephone Employees and Communication Workers of America leader

Belgrad, Herbert J., Prince George’s AFSCME union attorney

Bellecourt, Vernon, American Indian Movement leader

Berkeley, Elizabeth and here, ex-slave

Bessette, Martha, Northern Virginia communications worker

Bethune, Mary McLeod, National Council of Negro Women and civil rights leader

Bick, Leon, civil rights activist

Bishop, Gardner, D.C. civil rights leader

Blake, William E., Howard student, participant in Capitol restaurant desegregation effort

Blanton, Thomas, US Representative from Texas, opponent of integration

Bloor, Ella Reeve “Mother” Omholt and here, Communist Party labor leader

Boddanoff, Anna, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

Bogart, Humphrey, film and stage actor, opposed HUAC

Boggs, Martha, Washington Telephone Traffic Union striking member

Bookbinder, Hyman and here, AFL-CIO, American Jewish Committee, civil rights activist

Booker, Reginald, DC antiwar activist and Emergency Committee on Transportation Crisis leader

Bostick, Norvel, Vietnam Veterans Against the War

Boswell, Leora, Washington Telephone Traffic Union striking member

Boyd Jr., Henry Allen, Howard student, participant in Capitol restaurant desegregation effort

Bransome, Michael, here, here and here, draft resister

Braverman, Maurice L. and here, Maryland Communist Party, social justice attorney

Brice, Mary, D.C. civil rights activist

Brooks, Rev. R. W., Congregational minister and D.C. civil rights leader

Brooks, Rev. Robert, Lincoln Temple church, progressive minister

Brown, Hubert “Rap” (Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin), black liberation and SNCC leader

Brown, Ken, Maryland civil rights activist

Bruce, William H., Howard student, participant in Capitol restaurant desegregation effort

Bullock, Mette, Washington Telephone Traffic Union striker

Bunche, Dr. Ralph Johnson and here, Nobel Peace Prize winner and civil rights leader

Butler, Lloyd, striking Teamster Union member

Byrd, Mabel J. and here, civil rights activist

Caldwell, Lawrence D., radical bank robber and cop killer

Canfora, Alan, antiwar leader, wounded during Kent State University shootings

Carey, James, CIO secretary treasurer

Carmichael, Stokely (Kwame Ture), civil rights, black liberation, SNCC, All African People’s Revolutionary Party leader

Carter, John, D.C. police brutality victim

Cassell, Charles, D.C. anti-freeway, anti-war, Statehood Party leader; D.C. School Board

Castro, Fidel Alejandro, Cuban communist leader

Castro, Santiago Gonzalez, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, convicted of sedition

Chancey, Martin, D.C. Communist Party leader

Clark, Dudley, Howard student, participant in Capitol restaurant desegregation effort

Clark, Kenneth Bancroft and here, sociologist and civil rights leader

Clark, Mamie Phipps, sociologist

Cleaver, Eldridge and here, Black Panther leader

Cochran, John J., U.S. Representative from Missouri, opponent of integration

Collick, Lillian Blake, attempted lynching victim

Collick, Martha, attempted lynching victim

Collazo, Rosa Cortez and here, Puerto Rican National Party, wife of attempted assassin Oscar Collazo, convicted of sedition

Collins, Tom, DC telephone union leader

Conte, Richard, actor, opposed HUAC

Cooper, Ralph, Trenton 6 defendant

Copeland, Royal, U.S. Senator, discouraged integration of Senate restaurant

Cordero Andres Figueroa and here, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, attempted assassin

Covington, Harold, Howard student, waiter and participant in Capitol restaurant desegregation effort

Cox, Pearlie, columnist Washington Afro American

Coxey Sr., Jacob Sechler, leader of unemployed, politician

Damon, Anna and here, International Labor Defense and Communist Party leader

Davis, Angela Yvonne, black and women’s liberation leader, Communist Party and Committees of Correspondence leader

Davis, Benjamin “Big Ben” Jefferson, Communist Party leader, New York City Council member, attorney/a>

Davis, Rennard Cordon “Rennie”, anti-Vietnam War leader

Davis, Roy V.a>, Capital Transit bus operator

Denham, Robert N., NLRB general counsel

De Priest, Oscar Stanton, here and here, U.S. Representative from Illinois, sole black congressman 1929-34

Detzer, Dorothy, here and here, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and D.C. civil rights leader

Dietrich, John Paul and here, Non-Violent Action Group actvist, civil rights activist

Donnelly, Elizabeth, Trade Union Unity League activist

Diamond, Dion , D.C. area civil rights leader

Dillingham, J. Brinton “Brint”, social justice advocate, confrontation politics

Dillingham, John, social justice advocate, attorney

Dillingham Jr., Ms. William Henry, social justice activist

Douglass, Anna Murray, abolitionist and wife of Frederick Douglass

Douglass, Frederick, ex-slave, abolitionist and black rights leader, DC Recorder of Deeds

Douglass, Helen Pitts, civil rights and women’s rights, second wife of Frederick Douglass

Drew, Rev. Simon P. W.and here, sponsor of D.C. ex-slave convention, vice presidential candidate

Du Bois, Shirley Graham, Musicologist, playwright, novelist and political activist; wife of W. E. B. Du Bois

Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt “W. E. B.”, NAACP and civil rights leader

Durr, Clifford Judkins, New Deal Democrat, National Lawyers Guild leader, civil rights attorney

Edwards, R. K., DC telephone union leader

Elmes, Rev. Arthur F., D.C. civil rights activist

Elrich, Marc and here, student activist, Montgomery County council, executive

English, Collis, Trenton 6 defendant

Escute, Esteban Quinones, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, convicted of sedition

Ewell, Ailene, leader Washington Council of Negro Women

Farrar, Leonard C., National Forum Association, DC civil rights activist

Fialani, Domenick, Young Communist League leader

Fisher, Ovie Clark, U.S. Representative, opponent of cafeteria workers

Flaxer, Abram, United Federal Workers, United Public Workers leader

Fleming, Phillip, Federal Works Administration administrator

Floyd, Pauline, women’s rights, first woman admitted before Supreme court

Forer, Joseph, here and here, civil liberties attorney

Forrest, McKinley, Trenton 6 defendant

Foster, William Z., Communist Party and labor leader

Friedan, Betty and here, author, women’s rights leader

Fuller, Elaine and here, D.C. antiwar activist, Committee of Returned Volunteers

Foy, Rev. James D., D.C. Methodist church and civil rights leader

Gannon, Mary, D.C. labor leader

Gandia, Julio Pinto, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party leader, convicted of sedition

Garner, Helen, civil rights activist

Garner, John Nance and here, Speaker of the House, Vice-President, supporter of Jim Crow

Gibson, John, Asst. Secretary of Labor

Goldman, Emma, American anarchist

Grant III, Ulysses S., National Park & Planning Commission, Government Services, Inc., opponent of cafeteria workers

Grayson, Francis DeSales and here, Martinsville 7, executed

Green Jr., Ralph Waldo “Petey”, community organizer, D.C. radio and TV host

Green, Robert A., U.S. Representative from Florida, opponent of integration

Green, William, here and here, AFL labor leader

Greenblatt, Robert, anti-Vietnam War leader

Gregory, Richard “Dick” Claxton, here, here and here, comedian, civil rights and peace activist

Grimke, Rev. Francis, Presbyterian minister and civil rights activist

Groppi, James and here, civil rights and anti-Vietnam War leader

Guiles, Rev. R. E. and here, DC AME church and civil rights leader

Gumbo, Judy Clavir (last name Albert) and here, Yippie and Women’s International Terrorist Conspiracy from Hell activist

Gurge, Harold, striking Brotherhood of Railway Signalmen member

Haessler, Gertrude, labor activist

Hampton, Joe Henry and here, Martinsville 7, executed

Hairston Frank and here, Martinsville 7, executed

Hairston, Howard Lee and here, Martinsville 7, executed

Hairston, James Luther and here, Martinsville 7, executed

Hall, George, interracial dancer

Hall, Ms. John P. (no first name) , anti-nuclear weapons activist

Harris, Marie Richardson , United Public Workers, National Negro Congress leader, imprisoned

Hart, William Henry Harrison, attorney, founder of the NAACP, civil rights leader

Hartley Jr., Fred A., U.S. Representative, anti-labor activist

Hartzell, Anne, District of Columbia Nurses Association leader

Havoc, June, actress, dancer, writer, and stage director, opposed HUAC

Hayes, Denis, Earth Day coordinator

Heckler, Margaret Mary and here, U.S. Representative

Henry, Rev. John, D.C. Baptist minister and civil rights activist

Henry, Rev. Laurence G., D.C. area civil rights leader

Herman, Bill, DC telephone union leader

Hobson, Julius Wilson, D.C. civil rights activist, D.C. school board and city council member

Hoffman, Abbie Howard, Yippie leadser

Hoffman, Claire, U.S. Representative, opponent of cafeteria workers

Holtzman, Elizabeth and here, women’s rights activist, U.S. Representative

Howard, Elbert (Big Man), here and here, Black Panther leader

Howard, Perry Wilbon, civil rights attorney, Republican national committee from Mississippi

Hubbard, Karen, anti-nuclear weapons activist

Hughes, Christine Ray, aide to U.S. Representatives Mitchell and Dawson

Huiswoud, Otto , Communist Party leader

Hull, Cordell, Secretary of State

Huston, John, director, screenwriter and actor, opposed HUAC

Jackson, Rev. E. Franklin and here, DC NAACP leader

Ingram, Jimmy, D.C. labor leader

Jimenez, Jorge Luis, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, convicted of sedition

Johnson, James Weldon and here, NAACP and civil rights leader

Johnson, Mordecai Wyatt, here and here, Howard University president

Jones, Mary Harris ‘Mother’, labor leader

Jones, William, Howard student, participant in Capitol restaurant desegregation effort

Kaye, Danny, actor, singer, dancer, comedian, musician, opposed HUAC

Kazana, Imani, civil rights leader

Kelsey, Herb and here, D.C. anti-Vietnam War leader

Keyes, Evelyn, actress, opposed HUAC

King Jr., Rev. Dr. Martin Luther, Southern Christian Leadership Conference and civil rights leader

Klein, Arthur, U.S. Representative, supported D.C. cafeteria workers union

Kleindienst, Richard, Deputy Attorney General

Koo, Benjamin, interracial dancer

Koontz, Roger, striking Teamster Union member

Kuhn, Fritz Julius, German-American Bund leader

Kunstler, William, here and here, left-wing defense attorney

Lacey, Rev. Graham G., D.C. civil rights activist

Lebron, Dolores Lolita and here, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, attempted assassin

Lebron, Juan Bernardo, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, convicted of sedition

Ledoux, Urbain J. “Mr. Zero”, advocate for the unemployed, developer of earned media

Lee, Ulysses, Howard student, participant in Capitol restaurant desegregation effort

Levine, Samuel, Hotel and Restaurant Employees Union attorney

Levinson, David, International Labor Defense attorney

Lewis, John L., mineworkers and CIO labor leader

Lewis, Morris., aide to U.S. Rep. Oscar DePriest, denied service in House restaurant

Lipman, Lena, interracial dancer

Lockley Roy G., Arlington, Va. Police officer

Mackay, Claude, writer, poet

Manner, Paul H., Prince George’s AFSCME chief negotiator

Marcantonio, Vito Anthony “Marc”, U.S. Representative, American Labor Party

Mardian, Robert, Asst. Attorney General

Marshall Jr., Dr. Charles Herbert, medical doctor and D.C. NAACP president

Marshall, Esther T., D.C. civil rights activist

Marshall III, George, Secretary of State

Martin, Hazel, interracial dancer

Martin, Lewis, ex-slave

Martinez, Maximino Pedraza, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, convicted of sedition

Matthews, Rives, target of free press suppression

Mayes, Crystal, civil rights activist

Matos, Armando Diaz, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, convicted of sedition

McDaniel, Frances, Washington Telephone Traffic Union striking member

McFadden, Louis Thomas, U.S. Representative, opposed House restaurant Jim Crow, Nazi sympathizer

McGarraghy, Joseph C., employer attorney for hotels

McGuire, Raymond (and wife), DC freeway opponents

McKenzie, John, Trenton 6 defendant

Meany, William George, AFL and AFL-CIO, labor leader

Medina, Angel Luis, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, turned state evidence at sedition trial

Medina, Juan Flores, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, convicted of sedition

Medina, Juan Francisco, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, convicted of sedition

Miller, John E., U.S. Representative, upheld Jim Crow at House restaurant

Millner, Booker T. and here, Martinsville 7, executed

Mills, Clyde, labor conciliator

Mills, Sue V., anti-busing leader, Prince George’s County Council

Mikulski, Barbara Ann and here, U.S. Senator and U.S. Representative

Minh, Ho Chi, Vietnamese communist leader

Miranda, Raphael Cancel and here, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, attempted assassin

Mitchell, Arthur W., black U.S. Representative

Mitchell, Clarence, NAACP lobbyist

Mitchell, John, Attorney General

Moore, Loyd, Prince George’s AFSCME striking member

Moreno, Antonio Herrera, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, convicted of sedition

Moynihan, Patrick Henry., U.S. Representative from Illinois, opponent of Jim Crow

Murray, Rev. Dr. Anna Pauline “Pauli”, Episcopal priest, civil rights, women’s rights, LGBT rights activist

Murray, Phillip, United Steel Workers and Congress of Industrial Organization (CIO) leader

Nader, Alan and here, DC antiwar activist

Nanton, Robert, Retail Store Employees Local 400 striking member

Newman, Craig, AFSCME leader at the University of Maryland

Nieves, Miguel Vargas, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, convicted of sedition

Norris, Ida, here and here, Scottsboro mother

O’Hair, Madalyn Murray, atheist and anti-school prayer leader

O’Hair, Garth Murray, atheist and anti-school prayer leader

O’Hair, William Murray, plaintiff in anti-school prayer case, later Christian Baptist minister

Olivera, Serafin Colon, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, acquitted of sedition

Pace, John, here and here, Workers Ex-Servicemens League leader

Palmer, Eleanor, Washington Telephone Traffic Union activist

Palmer, A. Mitchell, U.S. Attorney General, led first Red Scare

Palmer, Oliver, DC cafeteria union leader

Param, Annie, ex-slave

Patak, John, interracial dancer

Parker, Charlie, Prince George’s AFSCME union leader

Patterson, James O’Hanlon, U.S. Representative, favored Jim Crow House restaurant

Patterson, Janie, here and here, Scottsboro mother

Patterson, Leonard, Trade Union Unity League spokesperson

Patterson, William L., Communist Party and civil rights leader

Phillips, Nick, Revolutionary Communist Party

Potofsky, Jacob , Amalgamated Clothing Workers president

Potryuski, Walter, musician at interracial dance

Pollock, Robert G., Ohio labor leader

Potts, Virginia, Washington Telephone Traffic Union striker

Powderly, Terence, Knights of Labor leader

Powell Jr., Rev. Adam Clayton, civil rights leader, New York City Council, U.S. Representative

Powell, Josephine, Scottsboro mother

Rainey, Henry Thomas and here, U.S. Speaker of the House, opponent of desegregating House restaurant

Randolph, Asa “A.” Phillip, Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and civil rights leader

Hall, Ms. John P. (no first name) , anti-nuclear weapons activist

Reimers, Elizabeth, Committee Against Jim Crow in Military Service and Training

Reuther, Walter, United Auto Workers president

Reynolds, Irene, Washington Telephone Traffic Union striker

Richardson, Gloria (married name Dandridge), Cambridge, Md. civil rights and labor leader

Robeson, Paul, black activist, singer, actor

Robey, Henry, striking Teamster Union member

Robins, John, Somerset County, Md. state’s attorney

Robinson, Perry Ray, antiwar and civil rights activist

Rodgers, Helen and here, defied ban on interracial dance

Rodriguez, Irvin Flores, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, attempted assassin

Romney, Kenneth, House Sergeant at Arms, condemned civil rights demonstrators

Ross, Louis, Washington, D.C. civil rights activist

Ross, Margaret, DC telephone union leader

Rubin, Jerry Clyde, Yippie and anti-Vietnam War leader

Ruiz, Francisco Cortez, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, turned state’s evidence for sedition trial

Russell, Charles Edward, muckraking journalist, Socialist Party, a founder of NAACP

Russell, Theresa Hirshl, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and D.C. civil rights leader

Ryan, Carson and here, BIA and DC civil rights activist

Sacco, Nicola, here and here, anarchist, executedr

Sanakiewicz, Harriet, Washington Telephone Traffic Union striker

Schauer, Donna Lee, Capital Transit bus passenger

Schneiderman, Rose, Women’s union leader

Schwellenbach, Louis B., Secretary of Labor

Scott, Emmett J., business manager and secretary reasurer, Howard University

Scotti, Pacific, striking Teamster Union member

Seale, Robert “Bobby” George, Black Panther leader

Sellers, Cleveland, SNCC and civil rights leaderr

Shakur, Afeni, Black Panther leader

Sheils, Sean, Irish Republican Army

Shepard, John (Sheppard Strudwick), actor, opposed HUAC

Sigmon, William L. and here, slain police officer

Sistrom, Joe, producer and writer, opposed HUAC

Slick, Grace Barnett, singer and counter-culture activist

Smirnovsky, Mikhail N., Soviet Charge D’Affairs

Snowden, O. Phillip, Howard student, participant in Capitol restaurant desegregation effort

Sobell, Helen. and here, wife of convicted atom spy Morton Sobell

Sobell, Mort, son of convicted atom spy Morton Sobell

Sobell, Rose, mother of convicted atom spy Morton Sobell

Sobell, Sydney, daughter of convicted atom spy Morton Sobell

Spock, Dr. Benjamin, pediatrician, author, antiwar leader

Sotomayor, Gonzalo Lebron, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, turned state’s evidence at sedition trial

Stalin, Josef, here and here, Soviet communist leader

Steelman, John, chief of staff to President Harry S. Truman

Stein, Annie, Washington, D.C. labor and civil rights leader

Steinem, Gloria and here, women’s rights leader

Stone, Gertrude B., Washington, D.C. civil rights activist

Stone, Joyce Fenimore, Washington, D.C. civil rights activist

Strong, Lt. Col. George E., labor conciliator

Strong, Katherine, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

Sulloway, Cyrus, U.S. Representative, opposed Jim Crow in House

Summers, Ernest A., Arlington, Va. Police officer

Sweeney, Alvin, Northern Virginia labor leader

Taylor, John Clabon and here, Martinsville 7, executed

Taylor, Lois, D.C. Afro American reporter

Terrell, Mary Church, National Council of Negro Women and civil rights leader

Terrell, Rep. George Butler, U.S. representative and proponent of segregation in House

Terry, Juanita, first black aide to a white U.S. Representative

Thompson, Micki Jo, Washington Telephone Traffic Union striking member

Thompson, Sadie and here, ex-slave

Thorpe, James, Trenton 6 defendant

Tieger, Joseph “Buddy”, draft resister

Timm, Eros A. and here, radical bank robber, cop killer

Tobias, Dr. Channing, secretary of the National Council YMCA, civil rights leader

Torres, Manuel Rabago, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, convicted of sedition

Torresola, Doloes Otero, Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, wife of slain attempted assassin Griselio Torresola, convicted of sedition

Trevellick, Richard. F., organizer of first national labor conference

Truth, Sojourner (Isabella [Belle] Baumfree), ex-slave, abolitionist, feminist

Underhill, Charles Lee, U.S. Representative, favored House Jim Crow

Underwood, Albert, civil rights activist

Vanzetti, Bartolomeo and here, Afro American reporter and civil rights activist

Velez, Angel Luis Arzola , Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, convicted of sedition

Vernon, William Tecumseh, AME bishop, university president, Registrar of the Treasury

Wallace, George Corley, white supremacist governor of Alabama and presidential candidate

Ware, Amy, ex-slave

Warren, Rep. Lindsay and here, U.S. Representative and enforcer of segregation at House cafeteria

Watts, Glen, DC telephone union leader, Communications Workers of America union leader

Weaver, Frederick C. and here, Afro American reporter and civil rights activist

Wesley, Dr. Charles Harris, AME minister, Howard dean and Washington, D.C. civil rights leader

White Sr., Compton, U.S. Representative, opponent of integration

White, Don, Prince George’s AFSCME striking member

White, George H., last black U.S. Representative of Reconstruction era

White, John P., mine workers labor leader

Wilcox, Mamie Williams, here and here, Scottsboro mother

Wilkerson, Cathlyn Platt, Weather Underground and DC SDS leader

Wilkinson, Frederick D., Howard University registrar

Williams, Anne, social justice activist

Williams, Joan, D.C. civil rights activist

Williams, Hosea, civil rights and Southern Christian Leadership Conference leader, Georgia elected official

Williams, Smallwood, bishop of D.C. Bible Way Church, civil rights activist

Wilson, Dagmar Searchinge, anti-nuclear testing and anti-Vietnam War leader

Wilson, Horace, Trenton 6 defendant

Wilson, James Finley and here, Grand Exalted Ruler of the I.B.P.O.E. of W. and civil rights leader

Wilson, Horace, Trenton 6 defendant

Wilson, Jerry, D.C. police chief

Wilson, Will R., Asst. Attorney General

Woll, Matthew, AFL labor leader

Wolfre, Herb , striking Teamster Union member

Worthy, William, Afro American journalist, civil rights and right to travel activist

Wyatt, Jane, actress, opposed HUAC

Wyman, Bill, Vietnam Veterans Against the War

Zedong, Mao Tse and here, Chinese communist leader

Zerubin, Georgi, Soviet ambassador

Zerubin, Mrs. (name unknown), wife of Soviet ambassador

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