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Railroad tracks

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Creator:Randall, Herbert, 1936-
Title:Railroad tracks
Date:1964 July-1964 Aug.

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. The intersection of East Third Street and the railroad tracks in the Mobile Street area of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, during Freedom Summer, 1964. The railroad tracks marked an invisible boundary between the traditionally white section of Hattiesburg and the traditionally African-American section Hattiesburg. The state sign reading "Mississippi Law/Stop" is in the foreground.

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:Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Mississippi Freedom Project | Railroad tracks--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Traffic signs and signals--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Boundaries | African Americans--Segregation | Hattiesburg (Miss.) | Forrest County (Miss.)
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2001-04-20
Original Material:

Box 3, Folder 12, M351-414, 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/405/rec/1