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Guest at Dahmer fish fry

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

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. One of the guests at the fish fry given for the Freedom Summer volunteers by local civil rights leader Vernon Dahmer on his property in the Kelly Settlement, to the north of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on July 4, 1964. The gathering marked the official beginning of Freedom Summer in Hattiesburg. It shows the African-American man sitting on a picnic table covered with watermelon with his back toward the camera.

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:Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966--Homes and haunts | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Forrest County | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Forrest County | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Forrest County | Men--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Men--Mississippi--Forrest County | Tables--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Tables--Mississippi--Forrest County | Picnicking--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Picnicking--Mississippi--Forrest County | Watermelons--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Watermelons--Mississippi--Forrest County | Clothing and dress | Beverages | Social movements--United States--History--20th Century | Mississippi Freedom Project | Kelly Settlement (Hattiesburg, Miss.) | United States, Mississippi, Hattiesburg | 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 15, M351-144, 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.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/randall/id/143/rec/1