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Girls near MFDP sign

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Creator:Randall, Herbert, 1936-
Title:Girls near MFDP sign
Date:1964 July-1964 Aug.

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Five African-American girls from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, pose for the camera in front of True Light Baptist Church during Freedom Summer, 1964. They are (from left to right) Otis Ruth Travis, Veronica Carter, Glenda Polk, Dorothy Jean Patton, and Joyce McGowan. Affixed to the tree near the girls is a hand-made sign reading "MFDP", which stands for the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.

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:Travis, Otis Ruth | Carter, Veronica | Polk, Glenda | Patton, Dorothy Jean | McGowan, Joyce | African American children--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Mississippi Freedom Project | True Light Baptist Church (Hattiesburg, Miss.) | Political posters | 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 3, Folder 1, M351-303, 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/297/rec/1