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Owen, Lelyveld, and Spears

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Creator:Randall, Herbert, 1936-
Title:Owen, Lelyveld, and Spears
Date:1964 July 11

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. David Owen, Rabbi Arthur J. Lelyveld, and Lawrence Spears (left to right) on July 11, 1964, the day after they were assaulted in Hattiesburg by two men from nearby Collins, Mississippi. At the time of the assault, the three men 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 taken in the 600 block of Mobile Street, near the COFO-Hattiesburg headquarters at 507 Mobile Street.

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- | Spears, Lawrence D. | Owen, David G. | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Jews--Mississippi | Mississippi Freedom Project | Victims of violent crimes--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 3, M351-187, M351 Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Forms part of the Herbert Randall Freedom Summer Photographs Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/randall/id/185/rec/1