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Jackson Freedom House civil rights photograph

Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. McCain Library and Archives

Collection Description (Extant): The Jackson Freedom House Civil Rights Photograph is a 8 x 10 photograph of Tom Wahman (left) and SNCC Field Secretary, Ralph Featherstone (right), taken during the summer of 1964 in the Freedom House at 1017 Lynch Street in Jackson, Mississippi. The Freedom House also served as state headquarters for Freedom Summer, the 1964 summer project of SNCC. The photograph was taken by Wallace Roberts, a 23 year-old COFO worker from Lennox, Massachusetts. While in Mississippi, Roberts served as a Freedom Summer volunteer in the delta towns of Shaw and Cleveland.

Date(s): 1964

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: M 400

Finding Aid URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/legacy/archives/m400.htm External Link

Language: English

Related Archival Items: M351 Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs
M349 Roberts (Wallace) Freedom Summer Collection

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

Civil rights workers--Mississippi
Mississippi Freedom Project

Genres:

Photographs

 

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