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Vernon Dahmer's Picnic; July 4, 1964

Object Type: Record
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 volunteers and local African-American residents enjoying the fish fry given for the volunteers by local civil rights leader Vernon Dahmer on his property at the Kelly Settlement on July 4. Some of the volunteers are Peter Werner (Flint, Michigan; a graduate student at the University of Michigan; Freedom School teacher), Jacob Blum (Roslyn Heights, New York; a student at Yale University; voter registration), Joseph Ellin (professor of philosophy at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo; Freedom School teacher), and Stanley Zibulsky (Brooklyn, New York; Freedom School teacher sponsored by the United Federation of Teachers).


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