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"African-American children in exhibit area"

Herbert Randall's photographs vividly capture the energy, spirit, and excitement of Freedom Summer in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Here, some of the 650 or so Freedom School students display their artwork with a gallery decorated by the children's handprints and the word "Freedom." Cecil, the boy on the left, was the son of Victoria Jackson Gray, a Hattiesburg resident who ran for the Senate on the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party ticket in 1964.

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Source | Herbert Randall, "African-American children in exhibit area," photograph; from McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi,Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive,,5608.
Creator | Herbert Randall
Rights | Used by permission of University of Southern Mississippi Libraries.
Item Type | Photograph
Cite This document | Herbert Randall, “"African-American children in exhibit area",” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed February 26, 2024,

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