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From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of SNCC Field Secretary Sandy Leigh (New York City), Director of the Hattiesburg project, lecturing on the MFDP to Freedom School students in the sanctuary of True Light Baptist Church. He illustrates his lecture by writing on a blackboard: "Why MFDP Challenge. 1. Does not represent people. 2. Does not support National Democratic Party. 3. Unpledged electors. 4. Negroes not fr[ee]?] to ta[ke part?]."

July 1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of voter registration volunteer Johanna 'Johnnie' Winchester (Baltimore, Maryland; a student at Cornell University) reading a piece of paper. In the background is SNCC Field Secretary Sandy Leigh (New York City), Director of the Hattiesburg project.

July 1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of MFDP sign on tree in front of a house on Gravel Line Street where a group of local African-American men and boys have gathered on the porch.

July 1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of two signs on a tree near Big Mamma's house on Dewey Street. One sign advertises jobs for maids in New York and New Jersey. The other reads "MFDP".

1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of an African American child standing in front of a car damaged by gunfire during Freedom Summer, 1964, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The car is parked at the side of local civil rights leader J.C. Fairley's Radio and TV Service in the African-American Masonic Lodge building at 522 Mobile Street in Hattiesburg. In the background is Bourn's Grocery and Market located at 523 Mobile Street.

1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of volunteer Lorne Cress (Chicago, Illinois), Director of the Community Centers in the Hattiesburg project, pumping water into a bucket at an outdoor pump in the yard of a house located probably in Palmers Crossing, a historically African-American community most of whose residents lacked indoor plumbing.

1964

From the Herbert Randall Photograph Collection. Black and white photograph of a Black man holding on to a barbed wire fence with his head held down.

1970

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of the Free Southern Theater's performance of Martin Duberman's "In White America" at True Light Baptist Church. FST actors in the scene are (left to right) Lester Galt and SNCC Field Secretary John O'Neal, FST cofounder.

August 1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of a large group of people standing outside the Palmers Crossing Community Center during Freedom Summer in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1964. The meeting was probably a Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) caucus.

1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of volunteers and local African-American residents mingling on the front steps of St. Paul United Methodist Church after an MFDP meeting. On the right is volunteer Carolyn Reese (Detroit, Michigan school teacher), CO-Coordinator of the Freedom Schools in the Hattiesburg project. She is talking with folksinger 'Folksy' Joe (Joseph Decker) Harrison (Ann Arbor, Michigan; a student at the University of Michigan). Local African-American resident Mrs. Johnson is in the center foreground. The second person to her right is a Mrs. Wright.

1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of three men with whom SNCC Field Secretary Sandy Leigh (New York City), Director of the Hattiesburg project, meets in the Green Door Cafe at 318 Mobile Street near project headquarters at 507 Mobile Street. Winston Fairley is at the right. Leigh's arm is at the left.

July 1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of a local African-American boy walking up a sidewalk toward the camera. He apparently suffers from ringworm, a disease associated with poverty, poor hygiene, and lack of good education -- all features of the life of poor African-Americans in the South which the organizers of Freedom Summer hoped that African-American voting rights would alleviate.

July 1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of an African American woman walking north on Mobile Street, crossing the intersection of Mobile and Sixth Streets in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, during Freedom Summer, 1964.

1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of local activists and volunteers leaving St. John United Methodist Church at Palmers Crossing in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, after a meeting in support of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) during Freedom Summer, 1964. J.C. Fairley stands on the porch at the far left. To the right of Fairley, his hand resting on the rail, is volunteer William D. Jones, who later changed his name to Umoja Kwanguvu.

1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of local African-American residents singing probably Freedom Songs at the fish fry given for the volunteers by local civil rights leader Vernon Dahmer on his property at the Kelly Settlement on July 4. In the left foreground is local African-American resident Ulysses Everett, who worked in the Laurel project. On his left is local African-American teenager Sandra Blalock.

04 July 1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of a group of Freedom Summer volunteers standing in front of local civil rights leader J.C. Fairley's car, on the bumper of which is a sticker that reads "Register Now." Those identified in the photograph are: Patricia Von Yorck (back to camera), Joseph Ellin (standing across from Von York and wearing glasses), Bob "Soda Pop" Ehrenreich (right of Von Yorck, wearing glasses and a hat), and Terri Shaw (in between Ellin and Ehrenreich). Behind them is a car and house owned by the Beard family and a group of local people standing in the front yard. This photograph was taken at a fish fry given for the volunteers by local civil rights leader Vernon Dahmer on his property in the Kelly Settlement, north of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on July 4, 1964. The event marked the official beginning of Freedom Summer in Hattiesburg.

04 July 1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of local African-American teenagers Peter Wilson and David Otis Wilson singing and clapping their hands in a group outdoors.

July 1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of SNCC Field Secretary Sandy Leigh (New York City), Director of the Hattiesburg project, (left) siting at a table in front of the altar with a local African-American man during an MFDP meeting in the sanctuary of St. Paul United Methodist Church. Standing to their left is volunteer Lorne Cress (Chicago, Illinois) Director of the Community Centers in the Hattiesburg project). Seated in front of her is local civil rights leader Peggy Jean Connor.

July 1964

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