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Palmers Crossing Community Center opening (2)

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Creator:Randall, Herbert, 1936-
Title:Palmers Crossing Community Center opening (2)
Date:1964 July 18

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Guests at the party celebrating the opening of the Palmers Crossing Community Center in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on July 18, 1964, enjoy refreshments on the grass outside the building. Local resident Georgia Johnson, sitting with her back to the building on the right, is the third person seated from the foreground. Freedom School student Jimmella Stokes sits in the second chair from the left with her back to the camera. Sitting left of center wearing a white flower print dress and leaning backward is volunteer Phyllis Cunningham, State Director of the Freedom Summer Health Clinics. Near her, kneeling on the grass, is Freedom School student Curtis Ducksworth.

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:Johnson, Georgia | Stokes, Jimmella | Cunningham, Phyllis | Ducksworth, Curtis | Palmers Crossing Community Center (Hattiesburg, Miss.) | Civil rights movements | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Mississippi Freedom Project | African American children--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | City dwellers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | United States, Mississippi, Palmers Crossing | 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 9, M351-249, 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/247/rec/1