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Vol. 114, No. 14

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Slide Show: Matt Herron ’53

Images from the Civil Rights Era photographer’s new book, Mississippi Eyes

Posted on May 30, 2014


Freedom School, Mileston. Mississippi Summer Project, 1964:  Summer volunteers, SNCC workers and local students singing freedom songs at Mileston, a community of independent black farmers in the Mississippi Delta near Lexington.
Photos by Matt Herron ’53
Freedom School, Mileston. Mississippi Summer Project, 1964: Summer volunteers, SNCC workers and local students singing freedom songs at Mileston, a community of independent black farmers in the Mississippi Delta near Lexington.
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