Tuesday, October 13, 2015

For All The World To See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights, Who was Jim Crow?

         This series is about the: For All The World To See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights exhibit on temporary display at the Sioux City Public Museum in downtown Sioux City, Iowa. The exhibit runs through the middle of October 2015.

        The exhibit portrays the struggle for civil rights in the United States from more than one side. Some parts of the exhibit may not be pleasant to view but is important to show all audiences as a method of informing and educating. Some of the photos are graphic and some of the artifacts may be interpreted to symbolize hatred, bigotry and racism but these symbols do not reflect the opinions and attitude of the blog author. It is important to show these things because it is vital to show the success of the modern Civil Rights movement.

Who was Jim Crow?:



Previous articles in the series:
For All The World To See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights, Introduction