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Singing with onlookers at Dahmer fish fry

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

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Volunteers and local people clap their hands and sing while African-American teenagers watch from an automobile at Vernon Dahmer's fish fry for the volunteers on his property at in the Kelly Settlement, to the north of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on July 4, 1964. Hattiesburg resident Marie Blalock, wearing a watch, stands in the center. To her right is local resident Johnnie Pearl Watts and in the foreground is volunteer Bob "Soda Pop" Ehrenreich, wearing a white cap and glasses. 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:Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966--Homes and haunts | Blalock, Marie | Ehrenreich, Bob | 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 | Men, White--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Men, White--Mississippi--Forrest County | Women, White--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Women, White--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 | Automobiles--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Automobiles--Mississippi--Forrest County | Clothing and dress | 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 | 2001-04-12
Original Material:

Box 2, Folder 1, M351-160, 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/ref/collection/manu/id/5787