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Singing at Dahmer fish fry (4)

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

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. An unidentified female volunteer playing the guitar and singing at a fish fry hosted by local civil rights leader Vernon Dahmer on July 4, 1964, on his property in the Kelly Settlement north of Hattiesburg. Also shown in the photograph are a volunteer nicknamed "Big Daddy" and an unidentified African-American male. This gathering of civil rights volunteers marked the 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 | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Forrest County | Women civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Women civil rights workers--Mississippi--Forrest County | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Forrest County | Guitar--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Guitar--Mississippi--Forrest County | Guitarists--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Guitarists--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 | Clothing and dress | 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 2, Folder 1, M351-163, 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/singleitem/collection/randall/id/162/rec/1