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Aaron Henry's drugstore; 1964

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In Collection: M359 Hazelton (Margaret J.) Freedom Summer Collection


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From the Hazelton (Margaret J.) Freedom Summer Collection; Black-and-white photograph, taken by Rev. Frazer Thomason, of Dr. Aaron Henry's pharmacy in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Dr. Aaron Henry was a prominent African-American civil rights activist in the 1960s. Involved in numerous civil rights organizations, he served as chairman of the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) during Freedom Summer 1964. His drug store was considered a local "hangout" for COFO workers in Clarksdale.

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