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Remembering Mississippi Freedom Summer

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Remembering Mississippi Freedom Summer

Items in the Remembering Mississippi Freedom Summer Collection

Freedom Vote in Mississippi
A voter marks the ballot of the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO)’s Freedom Vote, a mock election, held to protest mass disenfranchisement of black citizens in Mississippi.

Medgar Evers, NAACP field secretary, and Roy Wilkins, executive secretary of the NAACP, are arrested for protesting beatings and arrests of civil rights demonstrators in Jackson, Mississippi. The two men are surrounded by white police officers. A…

Shown left to right: Bob Moses, Julian Bond, two unidentified men, Hollis Watkins, Amzie Moore and E.W. Steptoe.

Voter registration in Mississippi
Crowds of people standing and sitting at tables during voter registration in Canton, Mississippi.
Source: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (16543 U9-14512 #26 MB)

Four photographs from "Eyes on the Prize" pasted to foam board:
1) Volunteers talking to a Mississippi resident on a porch during freedom summer, 2) Freedom school sign in Indianola, Mississippi. Joined black and white hands and the words,…

Interview with Robert Moses, conducted by Blackside, Inc. on May 19, 1986, for Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years (1954-1965). Washington University Libraries, Film and Media Archive, Henry Hampton Collection.

Robert Moses, SNCC Field…

Interview with Unita Blackwell, conducted by Blackside, Inc. on May 7, 1986, for Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years (1954-1965). Washington University Libraries, Film and Media Archive, Henry Hampton Collection.

Unita Blackwell talks…

African American girls in a freedom school
Two African-American girls look out the window of a "Freedom School." The girl at left wears a hat and smiles. The girl at right has a name tag that reads [Illegible] Hall Pascag-," possibly Pascagoula, Mississippi. The "Freedom Schools" were set up…

Filmed interview with Casey Hayden conducted by Blackside, Inc. on May 15, 1985, for Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years (1954-1965). Washington University Libraries, Film and Media Archive, Henry Hampton Collection.

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