Singing at Dahmer fish fry (2)

Singing at Dahmer fish fry (2)

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Creator:Randall, Herbert, 1936-
Title:Singing at Dahmer fish fry (2)
Date:1964 July 4

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Local African-American residents sing 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. In the left foreground is local African-American resident Ulysses Everett. On his left is local African-American teenager Sandra Blalock. 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:Everett, Ulysses | Blalock, Sandra | 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 | Singing--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Singing--Mississippi--Forrest County | Folk singers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Folk singers--Mississippi--Forrest County | Singers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Singers--Mississippi--Forrest County | Music--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Music--Mississippi--Forrest County | African American women--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American women--Mississippi--Forrest County | Clothing and dress | Mississippi Freedom Project | Kelly Settlement (Hattiesburg, Miss.) | Hattiesburg (Miss.) | Forrest County (Miss.)
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2002-06-13
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 16, M351-158, M351 Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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