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From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of local civil rights leader Peggy Jean Connor, Treasurer of the Hattiesburg project and state Executive Secretary of the MFDP, and SNCC Field Secretary Sandy Leigh (New York City), Director of the Hattiesburg project, standing in Mrs. Connor's place of business, Jean's Beauty Shop at 510 Mobile Street, across the street from project headquarters at 507 Mobile Street. Mrs. Connor closes an accordion file while Leigh looks on.

July 1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of Peggy Jean Connor studying documents during Freedom Summer 1964. She is in Jean's Beauty Shop (her place of business) located at 510 Mobile Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Connor was Treasurer of the Hattiesburg Project and State Executive Secretary of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP).

1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of local civil rights leader Peggy Jean Connor, Treasurer of the Hattiesburg project and state Executive Secretary of the MFDP, in her place of business, Jean's Beauty Shop at 510 Mobile Street, across the street from project headquarters at 507 Mobile Street. Mrs. Connor sits in an chair, studying documents.

July 1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of Peggy Jean Connor in her place of business, Jean's Beauty Shop, at 510 Mobile Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, across the street from COFO-Hattiesburg headquarters at 507 Mobile Street, during Freedom Summer, 1964. Mrs. Connor was State Executive Secretary of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP), Treasurer of the COFO-Hattiesburg Project, and an MFDP delegate to the Democratic Party's convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in August, 1964.

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, sitting pensively in the place of business of local civil rights leader Peggy Jean Connor, Jean's Beauty Shop at 510 Mobile Street, across the street from project headquarters at 507 Mobile Street.

July 1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of Herbert Randall's close-up of Sandy Leigh taken in Peggy Jean Connor's place of business, Jean's Beauty Shop at 510 Mobile Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, across the street from COFO-Hattiesburg headquarters at 507 Mobile Street, during Freedom Summer, 1964. SNCC Field Secretary Sandy Leigh was the Director of the COFO-Hattiesburg Project.

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, in the place of business of local civil rights leader Peggy Jean Connor, Jean's Beauty Shop at 510 Mobile Street, across the street from project headquarters at 507 Mobile Street.

July 1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of a meeting at the Green Door Cafe of SNCC Field Secretary Sandy Leigh (second from left) (New York City), Director of the Hattiesburg project, with four other men. Winston Fairley, son of local civil rights leader J.C. Fairley, is at the far right. The cafe was located at 318 Mobile Street near project headquarters at 507 Mobile Street.

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, talking with a young African-American woman.

July 1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of a meeting at the Green Door Cafe of SNCC Field Secretary Sandy Leigh (second from left) (New York City), Director of the Hattiesburg project, with four other men. Winston Fairley is at the far right. The cafe was located at 318 Mobile Street near project headquarters at 507 Mobile Street.

July 1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of SNCC Field Secretary Sandy Leigh, Director of the COFO-Hattiesburg Project, meeting with three men in the Green Door Cafe, located at 318 Mobile Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, near COFO-Hattiesburg headquarters at 507 Mobile Street, during Freedom Summer, 1964. Winston Fairley, seated right foreground, is the son of local civil rights leader J.C. Fairley, President of the Forrest County NAACP.

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 folksinger "Folksy" Joe (Joseph Decker) Harrison (Ann Arbor, Michigan; a student at the University of Michigan) sitting and reading in a pew in True Light Baptist Church at 1101 Dewey Street in Hattiesburg.

1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of SNCC Field Secretary Sandy Leigh, Director of the COFO-Hattiesburg Project, lecturing on the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) to Freedom School students and their teachers at True Light Baptist Church in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, during Freedom Summer, 1964. Peter Werner, Freedom School teacher, sits in the center of the fourth pew back from the front of the room, wearing a white shirt. Freedom School teacher Nancy Ellin sits in the middle of the seventh pew back from the front, wearing a white shirt and with her hair in a bun.

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, lecturing on the MFDP to Freedom School students in the sanctuary of True Light Baptist Church. He uses a blackboard to illustrate his lecture. Volunteer Peter Werner (Flint, Michigan; a graduate student at the University of Michigan) is the Caucasian male in the third row from the front of the sanctuary.

July 1964

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of SNCC Field Secretary Sandy Leigh, Director of the COFO-Hattiesburg Project, lecturing on the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) to Freedom School students and their teachers at True Light Baptist Church in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, during Freedom Summer, 1964. Peter Werner, Freedom School teacher, sits in the center of the fourth pew back from the front of the room, wearing a white shirt. Freedom School teacher Nancy Ellin sits in the middle of the seventh pew back from the front, wearing a white shirt.

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, lecturing on the MFDP to Freedom School students in the sanctuary of True Light Baptist Church. He uses a blackboard to illustrate his lecture. Three volunteers who taught in the Freedom School at True Light are among in the audience: Nancy Ellin (Kalamazoo, Michigan), William D. Jones (native of Birmingham, Alabama; a teacher in the Long Island, New York public schools), and Peter Werner (Flint, Michigan; a graduate student at the University of Michigan).

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, 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

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