“Mississippi Sheriffs Laugh it Up in the Face of Charges Related to Civil Rights Worker Slayings” (1964)
Mississippi Deputy Sheriff Cecil Price and Sheriff Lawrence Rainey charged with conspiracy in the 1964 slaying of three civil rights workers. December 11, 1964.
January 24, 1968. A group of men are arraigned in Forrest County Circuit Court (Hattiesburg, Mississippi) on the charge of arson in the January 10, 1966, firebombing of Vernon Dahmer’s house and store. Courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Governor and Mrs. Ross Barnett of Mississippi, at the Pick Congress Hotel in Chicago, December 18, 1962.
A Southern street fair, Vicksburg, Miss. Washington Ave., Ocean Springs, Miss. N.O. (New Orleans?) naval supply yard, Gulfport, Mississippi The Steamboat landing, Vicksburg, Miss. A cypress swamp
Police Guard Mississippi Civil Rights Marchers. Photo is Dated 1965.
Day laborer picking cotton on Marcella Plantation, Mileston, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi.
CALIFORNIA COLLECTION: Civil Rights – “Marching Through Selma: A Special Supplement of Documents and Analysis”
The White City The county seat of Dallas County, Alabama, lying on the bluffs of the Alabama River, an important Confederate military depot in the Civil War, today the birthplace and stronghold of the Alabama White Citizens Council, is an ordinary town, a friendly, ordinary town. Listen to the people who should know: “Selma is […]
Feet of Negro cotton hoer near Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Store, Mound Bayou, Mississippi. January, 1939. Beer hall, Mound Bayou, Mississippi. January, 1939. Negros in front of general store, Mound Bayou, Mississippi. January, 1939. Negros going to church, Mound Bayou, Mississippi.
Natchez, Mississippi. October, 1935.
Advertisements for popular malaria cure, Natchez, Mississippi. Ben Shahn, October, 1935.
Lucie Fishing, 1899-1900 Lucie Bartlett Allison (1887-1907) was Alexander Allison’s younger sister. She died before her twentieth birthday in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi (where this photograph was taken). The Allison family owned property in the town and spent a good bit of time there. Alex’s parents are both buried there. Photographer: Alexander Allison
Crowd of white observers in downtown Philadelphia, Mississippi, during the “March Against Fear” begun by James Meredith. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov