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Photograph of "We shall overcome"

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Creator:Randall, Herbert, 1936-
Title:Photograph of "We shall overcome"
Date:1964 Aug.

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs; Local people and volunteers cross arms and join hands to sing the anthem of the civil rights movement, "We Shall Overcome," at True Light Baptist Church in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, as part of Freedom Summer, 1964. This photo was probably taken after the performance of Martin Duberman's play "In White America" by the Free Southern Theater performers.

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:Randall, Herbert, 1936- | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Mississippi Freedom Project | Hattiesburg (Miss.)--Race relations | True Light Baptist Church (Hattiesburg, Miss.) | We shall overcome | Freedom songs--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Singing--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | 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 5, Folder 15 M351-749, M351 Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

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Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of USM - Historical Manuscripts.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

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

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/randall/id/724/rec/1