The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Moore (Charles) civil rights photograph portfolio
Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. McCain Library and Archives
Collection Description (Extant): This collection contains a complete set (number 16 of 25) of Charles Moore’s “Pictures That Made a Difference: The Civil Rights Movement.” The set includes 12 framed and matted photographs (Box 2, 3, 4, and 5) taken throughout the South between 1958-1965 and a framed and matted introductory description of the limited edition set (Box 1). Each photograph is numbered and signed by Mr. Moore.
Accompanying this set is Charles Moore’s book "Powerful Days: The Civil Rights Photography of Charles Moore" (1991), which includes background information about each photograph included in the set, as well as many other of Mr. Moore’s photographs (Box 1). Also contained in Box 1 is a Master’s thesis, A Study of the Philosophy of Photography by Eddy Lee Wheeler for East Texas State University (1975), five photographs of Charles Moore, and a poster announcing a lecture by Charles Moore on the USM Hattiesburg campus in 1990 (oversize materials in mapcase).
Digital Status: No
Existing IDs: M 405
Extent: 2.50 cu. ft.
Finding Aid URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/legacy/archives/m405.htm
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Civil rights movements--Press coverage