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Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A simple map of the Mississippi Project. There are symbols at the bottom marking locations for: Voter Registration, Freedom School, Community Center and Pr...

Date: 1957-12-06 

Description: Terrence Roberts of the Little Rock Nine.

Photograph

SCEF Leaders

Date: 1962-04 

Description: James Dombrowski, (left), executive director of SCEF, the Southern Conference Educational Fund, and Bishop Edgar A. Love, SCEF chairman, during a meeting.

Date: 1967 

Description: A family from Texas temporarily settles in Waushara County. Their white truck is parked in front of a grassy area and wooden house. The father is standing...

Date: 1957-12-06 

Description: Carlotta Walls of the Little Rock Nine.

Photograph

Poor People's March

Date: 1968 

Description: Charles Hayes (fourth from the right), an officer of the United Packinghouse Workers of America, with the UPWA delegation to the march.

Date: 1963 

Description: James L. Farmer, Jr. of CORE, speaking at a national conference of the United Packinghouse Workers of America. James Leonard Farmer, Jr. was a civil rights...

Photograph

James Forman

Date:  date unknown

Description: James Forman, noted civil rights activist, smoking a cigarette. Forman was known for his work in SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) and as th...

Date: 1965-07 

Description: An African-American church building located near the African American school, as photographed by a civil rights volunteer.

"Photographed on our trip to r...

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Description: Two men playing checkers, while another reads a journal, taking a break from a Civil Rights Workshop at Highlander Folk School.

Guide or Instruction

Freedom Summer Sourcebook (PDF)

A comprehensive guide of the most important primary sources for teachers, students and researchers wanting to study Freedom Summer.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Gloria Ray of the Little Rock Nine.

Photograph

Bob Moses

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: SNCC leader Bob Moses. Although this image is not fully captioned, it is believed to be the voter registration office in Jackson, Mississippi.

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Description: Voter registration activists from Charleston, South Carolina. Charles Wilson seated on right.

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Amzie Moore in military uniform.

Date: 1969 

Description: A woman wearing a paisley dress is carrying a United Farmworkers (UFW)/AFL-CIO sign in front of a Kroger store that reads, "Honor Picket Line/ National Cou...

Date: 1957-09 ca.

Description: L.C. and Daisy Bates watching television with Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus on the screen.

Date: 1970 

Description: A woman holding a bucket and wearing a covering over her head, a checkered long sleeve shirt, pants, and gloves. She is standing behind crates of Roma toma...

Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion

Photograph

Myles Horton

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Myles Horton.

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