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Mobile Street looking north

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Creator:Randall, Herbert, 1936-
Title:Mobile Street looking north
Date:1964 July-1964 Aug.

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. A group of African-American men walk north under the shop signs of African-American businesses in the 500 block of Mobile Street, across the street from the COFO-Hattiesburg project headquarters at 507 Mobile Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, during Freedom Summer, 1964. Two of the shop signs advertise the businesses of prominent civil rights activists. Jean's Beauty Shop, located at 510 Mobile Street, was owned by Mrs. Peggy Jean Connor. Sharing the same building was the Shoe Shine Parlor of her father John Henry Gould, also an activist. None of the buildings shown in this photograph remain standing.

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:Buildings--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights movements | Beauty shops--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Streets--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American men--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Walking | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Jean's Beauty Shop (Hattiesburg, Miss.) | Shoe Shine Parlor (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 3, Folder 7, M351-365, 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/358/rec/1