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Creator:Randall, Herbert, 1936-
Title:"Register Now"
Date:1964 July 4

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. A group of Freedom Summer volunteers stand in front of local civil rights leader J.C. Fairley's car, on the bumper of which is a sticker that reads "Register Now." Those identified in the photograph are: Patricia Von Yorck (back to camera), Joseph Ellin (standing across from Von York and wearing glasses), Bob "Soda Pop" Ehrenreich (right of Von Yorck, wearing glasses and a hat), and Terri Shaw "In between Ellin and Ehrenreich). Behind them is a car and house owned by the Beard family and a group of local people standing in the front yard. This photograph was taken at a fish fry given for the volunteers by local civil rights leader Vernon Dahmer on his property in the Kelly Settlement, north of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on July 4, 1964. The event marked the official beginning of Freedom Summer in Hattiesburg.

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:Von Yorck, Patricia | Ellin, Joseph | Ehrenreich, Bob | Shaw, Terri Charlotte, 1940- | Civil rights movements | Civil rights workers | Mississippi Freedom Project | Voter registration | Women civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Automobiles--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Bumper stickers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Lawns--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Dwellings--Mississippi--Hattiesbrug | United States, Mississippi, Hattiesburg | United States, Mississippi, Lamar County | United States, Mississippi, Forrest 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 13, M351-124, M351 Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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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 Herbert Randall Freedom Summer Photographs Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/randall/id/123/rec/1