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Children at Dahmer fish fry

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Creator:Randall, Herbert, 1936-
Title:Children at Dahmer fish fry
Date:1964 July 4

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. The sons of Reverend Robert Beech, Director of the Hattiesburg Ministers Project, reach for cold drinks in a Coca-Cola cooler at the fish fry given for the volunteers by local civil rights leader Vernon Dahmer during Freedom Summer. The fish fry was given on Dahmer's property in the Kelly Settlement, to the north of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on July 4, 1964. The woman standing with the dark purse is local African-American resident Willie Mae Backstrom.

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:Beech, Robert L. | Backstrom, Willie Mae | Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966--Homes and haunts | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Forrest County | Women civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Women civil rights workers--Mississippi--Forrest County | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Forrest County | African American women civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American women civil rights workers--Mississippi--Forrest County | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Forrest County | African American men--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American men--Mississippi--Forrest County | African American women--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American women--Mississippi--Forrest County | Men, White--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Men, White--Mississippi--Forrest County | Women, White--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Women, White--Mississippi--Forrest County | Children--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Children--Missisippi--Forrest County | Outdoor cookery--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Outdoor cookery--Mississippi--Forrest County | Campfires--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Campfires--Mississippi--Forrest County | Picnicking--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Picnicking--Mississippi--Forrest County | Clothing and dress | Beverages | Social movements--United States--History--20th Century | Coca Cola (Trademark) | Mississippi Freedom Project | Kelly Settlement (Hattiesburg, Miss.) | Hattiesburg (Miss.) | Forrest County (Miss.)
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2002-04-25
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 14, M351-139, M351 Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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

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