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Group of Volunteers and Local Residents Singing at Dahmer Fish Fry; July 4, 1964

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In Collection: Herbert Randall Photographs Digital Collection


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From the Randall (Herbert) Freedom Summer Photographs. Photograph (positive image of a negative) of local African-American residents singing with volunteers at the fish fry given for the volunteers by local civil rights leader Vernon Dahmer on his property at the Kelly Settlement on July 4. In the foreground are volunteer 'Big Daddy' (with towel around neck); Bob 'Soda Pop' Ehrenreich (wearing sailor's cap), a voter registration volunteer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (?); and local African-American teenager Sandra Blalock (in striped shorts). In the background are local African-American residents Marie Blalock (standing far left) and Addie Ruth White (seated on chair) and Freedom School teacher Stanley Zibulsky (Brooklyn, New York).

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