- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Owen Cooper; 1960
- Date of Original:
- Civil rights workers
Civil rights movement
- United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
- images (object genre)
- Photograph from the Johnston (Erle E., Jr.) Papers; Black-and-white photograph of a painted portrait of Owen Cooper, taken in 1960. Cooper, a prominent businessman from Yazoo City, was one of the first leaders of the Head Start program that was established in Mississippi in 1966, replacing the Child Development Group.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
This item is part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.
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- Original Collection:
- M319 Johnston (Erle E., Jr.) Papers
Box 6, Folder 15 M319-66
- Contributing Institution:
- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries