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Photograph of Aaron Henry's drugstore

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Creator:Thomason, Frazer
Title:Photograph of Aaron Henry's drugstore

Photograph from the Hazelton (Margaret J.) Freedom Summer Collection; Black-and-white photograph, taken by Rev. Frazer Thomason, of Dr. Aaron Henry's pharmacy in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Dr. Aaron Henry was a prominent African-American civil rights activist in the 1960s. Involved in numerous civil rights organizations, he served as chairman of the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) during Freedom Summer 1964. His drug store was considered a local "hangout" for COFO workers in Clarksdale.

Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Henry, Aaron, 1922- --Homes and haunts | Drugstores--Mississippi--Clarksdale | African American business enterprises--Mississippi--Clarksdale | United States, Mississippi, Clarksdale | United States, Mississippi, Coahoma County
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 18 M359-2, M359 Hazelton (Margaret J.) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

Rights and Usage:

Copyright protected. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Related Materials:

Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of USM - Historical Manuscripts.

Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Forms part of the Margaret J. Hazelton Freedom Summer Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/manu/id/6125/rec/1