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Polly Cowan, Dorothy Height Wednesdays in Mississippi. photo courtesy of the National Park Services, Mary McLoed Bethune Council House, NHS, Wash, D.C.Wednesdays in Mississippi was the only civil rights program led by a national women's organization (the National Council of Negro Women, in partnership with the National Council of Catholic Women, the National Council of Jewish Women, Church Women United, the Young Women's Christian Association, the League of Women Voters, and the American A

The Real Housewives of Jackson, Mississippi

Daisy Lee Gatson Bates was an American civil rights activist, publisher, journalist, and lecturer who played a leading role in the Little Rock Integration Crisis of 1957. Bates was the President of The Arkansas Conference of Branches in 1952 at the age of 34. She remained active and was on the National Board of the NAACP through 1970.

Born November Civil rights activist, Daisy Lee Bates. A prominent figure in the African American community in Little Rock, Arkansas.

TAKE STOCK photo. Political rally at Tougaloo College near Jackson. Mendy Samstein and Charles McLauren, SNCC organizers, singing freedom songs.

TAKE STOCK photo. Political rally at Tougaloo College near Jackson. Mendy Samstein and Charles McLauren, SNCC organizers, singing freedom songs.

Bob Adelman, CORE Worker Mimi Feingold and Local Residents Singing at the End of the Day , St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, LA, 1963,

How One Photographer Captured The Inspiration And Awe Of The Civil Rights Movement

CORE Worker Mimi Feingold and Local Residents Singing at the End of the Day , St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, LA, 1963 Courtesy of Bob Adleman Photography

Robert Moses (extreme right) and other SNCC workers urging black residents of Ruleville, Mississippi, to register, ca. 1963.  © In Struggle

Robert Moses (extreme right) and other SNCC workers urging black residents of Ruleville, Mississippi, to register to vote. © In Struggle

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of a group of children from the Mobile Stre...

From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of a group of children from the Mobile Stre.

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Sheyann Webb shares photos from her days as a young freedom fighter.

Ride'Um Cowgirls | 1962  A photograph of a night club featuring; nine girls dressed in a western motif, band members, and tenth woman dressed slightly more formally receiving a trophy, May 1962. Charlotta Bass/California Eagle Photograph Collection, Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research, Los Angeles, CA

100 Years of African American vintage photography from the end of slavery in the to the Black Power Movement of the and beyond.

2470212 playing jump rope at Mount Zion freedom school, Hattiesburg, MS, Freedom Summer, 1964 takestockphotos.com

2470212 playing jump rope at Mount Zion freedom school, Hattiesburg, MS, Freedom Summer, 1964 takestockphotos.com

Civil Rights Movement Archives | Photograph of Bob Moses Mark Levy Collection

Civil Rights Movement Archives

Wednesdays in Mississippi film?

Wednesdays in Mississippi film?

TAKE STOCK photo. Willie James Shaw, a SNCC worker, being arrested in Belzoni for encouraging local blacks to vote in a COFO 'Freedom Election'. Police said Shaw was parked too close to a fire hydrant.

TAKE STOCK photo. Willie James Shaw, a SNCC worker, being arrested in Belzoni for encouraging local blacks to vote in a COFO 'Freedom Election'. Police said Shaw was parked too close to a fire hydrant.

Student volunteers and more experienced civil rights activists gathered in June 1964 on the campus of what was then the Western College for Women in Oxford, Ohio, to prepare for Freedom Summer, when they would register voters and live and teach in black communities.

They heard the call of freedom, a summons that still haunts

They heard the call of freedom, a summons that still haunts They were idealists taking on the nation’s shame, students who stood with brave, black Mississippians denied a most basic civil right: the vote.

WEDNESDAYS IN MISSISSIPPI. 1964 The Real Housewives of Jackson, Mississippi

Wednesdays In Mississippi: Learn more about how a diverse group of women came together during Freedom Summer to build relationships and foster change.

0993504 eating together. exhausted. hot. Freedom Summer marked the first time many black families in Mississippi had ever sat at the same table as whites for a meal.

Freedom Summer marked the first time many black families in Mississippi had ever sat at the same table as whites for a meal.

2291218. Matt Herron. Take Stock. Black citizens waiting in line at the Holmes County Circuit Clerk's office in Lexington, Mississippi to attempt to register to vote. Long waits and routine denial of applications were typical of this process.

Black citizens waiting in line at the Holmes County Circuit Clerk's office in Lexington, Mississippi to attempt to register to vote. Long waits and routine denial of applications were typical of this process.

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