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Guests at Dahmer fish fry

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

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. SNCC staff Marion Davidson sits on the wooden bed of a truck and a man stands beside her as they relax at the fish fry given for the 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.

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:Davidson, Marion, 1942- | 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 | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Forrest County | African American men--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American men--Mississippi--Forrest County | Women, White--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Women, White--Mississippi--Forrest County | Watermelons--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Watermelons--Mississippi--Forrest County | Tables--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Tables--Mississippi--Forrest County | Picnicking--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Picnicking--Mississippi--Forrest County | Clothing and dress | Social movements--United States--History--20th Century | Mississippi Freedom Project | Kelly Settlement (Hattiesburg, Miss.) | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | 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 | 2001-04-12;
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 15, M351-145, M351 Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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