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Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Victoria Gray, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) candidate, speaks at an MFDP meeting. In the background a man stand in front of an empty stage....

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a knit cap stands in front of a microphone. The badge on her chest identifies her as an MFDP member from Hinds County. Three men behind her...

Date: 1964-08 ca.

Description: A nighttime rally outside the Atlantic City Convention Hall in support of seating the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) at the 1964 Democratic Na...

Date: 1964-08-06 

Description: Audience and stage with a banner that reads "Freedom Democratic Party" at the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) State Convention.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: View from behind of Unita Blackwell speaking before an audience at a Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) function.

Date: 1964-08 ca.

Description: A nighttime rally on the Atlantic City boardwalk in support of the Mississipi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP). Three people in front of the group carry sig...

Read an overview of this pivotal event in the nation's civil rights era

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: An integrated group sing-along at a Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) function.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A woman and a man stand and talk to a seated woman. The standing woman is showing her papers. In the background, a man sits on a sofa talking to a child se...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Political posters for Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) candidates Aaron Henry and Fannie Lou Hamer, along with posters for Lyndon B. Johnson and...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman identified as Unita Blackwell speaks before an audience at a Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) function.

Follow the progression of key events before, during and after Freedom Summer. Contains links to original documents

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A man holds a sign, likely referring to Leflore County in Mississippi, at a Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) function.

Date: 1971-02 ca.

Description: Poster advocating the liberation of Angela Davis, an American Communist organizer and professor associated with the Black Panther movement. Created by The...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A large group sit in an auditorium facing an empty stage at the Mississippi Freedom Democratic (MFDP) State Convention. Signs posted among the chairs bear...

Date: 1965-07 

Description: 

Exterior view of the Delta Ministry Office at 722 Mobile Street taken by a civil rights volunteer. Rev. Robert Beech was the director.

"The office was...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: An integrated group of people stand outdoors in coats and hats. A man in a light-colored shirt in the foreground, probably civil rights activist and MFDP m...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A room full of people at an MFDP district meeting. Signs bear the names of several counties in central Mississippi.

Brief descriptions and links to original documents created by CORE, SNCC, COFO, local residents, volunteers and opponents. Organized by topic

Date: 1964-09-20 

Description: A man stands inside the ruins of a church building. When printed in the N.A.A.C.P. Legal Defense and Education Fund Report, vol. II, no. 1, this photograph...

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