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Lelyveld beating

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Creator:Randall, Herbert, 1936-
Title:Lelyveld beating
Date:1964 July 10

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Rabbi Arthur J. Lelyveld shortly after he and fellow voter registration volunteers Lawrence Spears and David Owen were attacked by two Caucasian men from Collins, Mississippi. The assault took place at 11:30 a.m. on July 10, 1964, as they were walking to Morning Star Baptist Church with Hattiesburg resident Janet Crosby and another young African-American woman after a morning of voter registration canvassing. This photograph was published the following day on the front page of the New York Journal American under the banner headline "The Beaten Rabbi / Racists Did This".

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:Lelyveld, Arthur J., 1913- | Civil rights movements | Civil rights workers | Mississippi Freedom Project | Violence | Bandages and bandaging | Blood | Assault and battery--Mississippi | Offenses against the person--Mississippi | Rabbis--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | 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 2, M351-175, 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 University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of USM - Historical Manuscripts.

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/174/rec/1