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African American girls in a freedom school

Dublin Core

Title

African American girls in a freedom school

Subject

Mississippi
Mississippi Freedom Project
African Americans -- Segregation
African Americans -- Suffrage -- Mississippi.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Mississippi.
Mississippi -- Race relations.
Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights workers -- Mississippi
Freedom Schools (Miss.)

Description

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 by the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) in the summer of 1964.

Creator

Thompson, Ken

Date

1964

Rights

United Methodist Board of Global Ministries
Thompson, Ken

Relation

http://mavisweb.wulib.wustl.edu:81/mavisDetail/TitleWork/key/4759

Format

image/jpeg

Language

en

Type

image

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photo

Physical Dimensions

6 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.

Citation

Thompson, Ken , “African American girls in a freedom school,” WUSTL Digital Gateway Image Collections & Exhibitions, accessed November 29, 2020, http://omeka.wustl.edu/omeka/items/show/8346.