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Collection Title: Maurer (John B.) Freedom Summer Photographs

Collection Number: M358

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M358-1 Literacy class for adults
4x5 color 1964
Lynn, the teacher, is seated at right. Students are standing and sitting outdoors in Ruleville, MS.
M358-2 Len Edwards
4x5 color 1964
Len Edwards is in foreground outside of a house in Ruleville, MS. Edwards is the son of a California Congressman.
M358-3

Mr. Carter's Farm: Como, Mississippi
4x5 color 1964
A fence in the foreground with two horses in the background. (John Maurer writes that they would not let them use the church for mass meetings in Como, MS.)

M358-4

Robert Miles' Farm
4x5 color 1964
Watering hole for animals at Robert Miles' Farm in Batesville, MS.

M358-5

Robert Miles' Farm from Lane
4x5 color 1964
Farmhouse shot from the lane. This is the site of a bombing in Batesville, MS, writes John Maurer.

M358-6

Tracy Sugarman and Others
4x5 color 1964
Tracy Sugarman is sitting on the porch in Ruleville, MS facing away from the camera. The others stand. Sugarman, reporter and artist, is working for CBS.

M358-7

Home with Children
4x5 color 1964
Two small children are in the doorway of the home. Luther Buckley (white shirt) is smoking in the doorway. Maurer writes that Buckley was "the one who got slugged in town (Batesville, Ms)."

M358-8

Members in Backyard
4x5 color 1964
Volunteers hosing off in the backyard at Crenshaw, MS. Left to right: Chris Williams, Pam Jones, unidentified.

M358-9

Freedom Poster on Chicken house
4x5 color 1964
Freedom poster (One man, on e vote) on the wall of a rundown chicken house in Ruleville, MS.

M358-10

Children Outside the Church
4x5 color 1964
Four children standing in the doorway of the Church of God in Batesville, MS.

M358-11

Prosperous White House
4x5 color 1964
A white house in Como, MS is in the background. A dirt road is leading to a white car in the foreground on the left. John Maurer writes, "People [were] suspicious of us that day. Marshal followed us."

M358-12

Church of God
4x5 color 1964
The Church of God in Ruleville, MS, is the wooden building on the left in the background. A white car is center foreground on a dirt road lined with houses. The church was shown in Look and Post articles.

M358-13

Porch on Mr. Carter's House
4x5 color 1964
The photograph was taken from behind a fence. Three people on the porch: Jim Kates (blue shirt), unidentified person, and Luther Buckley (white shirt).

M358-14

House in Ruleville, MS
4x5 color 1964
A white house lined with bushes. John Maurer spent his first night here in Ruleville, MS by crawling in a bedroom window with Chuck Adair.

M358-15

Rising Sun in Tennessee
4x5 color 1964
The rising sun somewhere in Tennessee as John Maurer headed home.

M358-16

Black Home Outside of Como, MS
4x5 color 1964
A picture of a house where a black family lives. Taken during voter registration.

M358-17

Residential Area of Ruleville, MS
4x5 color 1964
Maroon Ford Mustang parked in front of a rundown house.

M358-18

Home on Cotton Plantation
4x5 color 1964
African American home on cotton plantation five (5) miles outside of Batesville at Macedonia, MS. Photograph has a dirt road bordered by wire fence and rundown buildings on the left and fields on the right.

M358-19

Pam Jones and Doug Sorenson
4x5 color 1964
Pam Jones and Doug Sorenson in John Maurer's light blue car at Crenshaw, MS.

M358-20

Pam in John Maurer's Car
4x5 color 1964
Pam Jones in John Maurer's light blue car. Doug Sorenson, Chris Williams, and Pam worked in Crenshaw, MS.

M358-21

House on Back Road between Como and Crenshaw, MS
4x5 color 1964
A run-down house

M358-22

Chris Williams on Church Lawn
4x5 color 1964
Chris Williams sitting on a bench on the lawn outside at Crenshaw, MS. A rundown house is in the background.

M358-23

Main Road in Black Section
4x5 color 1964
A dirt road in Batesville, MS overgrown on the sides leading to a shaded area with houses on either side.

M358-24

Black School in Batesville, MS
4x5 color 1964
Photograph taken across a field of a school building with children and yellow buses outside.

M358-25

Mike and Jim at the Thomas' Sundry
4x5 color 1964
Side view photograph of Thomas' Sundry. Mike Wood (Left, blue shirt), Jim Kates (Right, blue shirt) and other unidentified persons. Mike and Jim are on opposite sides of a green car.

M358-26

Delivery Time at Thomas' Sundry
4x5 color 1964
A "Wonder Bread" truck makes its delivery. John Maurer writes, " The white man drives, the Negro works." The Sundry was the headquarters in Batesville, MS.

M358-27

Mt. Zion Baptist Church
4x5 color 1964
Red brick building, Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Sardis, Panola County, MS. A mass meeting of voter's league was held here with three hundred in attendance.

M358-28

Chris Williams Speaking to Kids in Crenshaw, MS
4x5 color 1964
Chris Williams facing camera, children are facing toward him. John Maurer describes it as an "enthusiastic meeting, but real hot."

M358-29 Shack Across Street from Church
4x5 color 1964
Rundown shack across the street from the church in Crenshaw, MS. Two girls are walking on the street. John Maurer writes that the street is the county line. The shack is in Quitman County, a wet county, and sells beer.
M358-30

Training Meeting in Mason's Hall
4x5 color 1964
Photograph taken in Crenshaw, MS of people being trained on how to get people to register to vote.

M358-31

Gene Erickson Working
4x5 color 1964
Back photograph of "Big" Gene Erickson working at a table inside the Church of God, also the group's community center. Photo is inside the sanctuary, which was used for meetings. The other half of the church was used as a library and work area.

M358-32

Jim Kates, Geoff Cowan, and Local Boys
4x5 color 1964
Jim Kates (left) and Geoff Cowan (right) with two local boys on their shoulders in Batesville, MS.

M358-33 Clair O'Connor
4x5 color 1964
Clair O'Connor standing. Taken at Robert Miles' farm in Batesville, MS.
M358-34

Library in the Church
4x5 color 1964
Kathie Amatniek (Sarachild) (center, obscured) and local children in the library in the church in Batesville, MS.

M358-35

Clifton Shipley at Freedom House
4x5 color 1964
Clifton Shipley and boys around table tennis table in Holly Springs. Rust College is across the street in background. Shipley is a chaplain John Maurer met in Atlantic City.

M358-36

Reverend and Mrs. Powell
4x5 color 1964
Rev. and Mrs. Powell in front of a church. Previous week Rev. Powell ordered the group off the church grounds. He was a schoolteacher and was afraid for his job.

M358-37

Young People in Front of Church
4x5 color 1964
Group of young people in front of church in Crenshaw, MS. Henrietta Flowers is the girl in the green jumper. Willie the ballplayer is on the far right.

M358-38

Children in Junior Voter's League
4x5 color 1964
Group picture in front of the church of the children in Junior Voter's League. As picture was taken, five white men in a car drove by shouting insults, then followed the group around the town of Crenshaw, MS.

M358-39

A Dusty Road
4x5 color 1964
A dirt road and a fence on the left in Batesville, MS.

M358-40

Volunteers on Porch of Freedom House
4x5 color 1964
Volunteers from Batesville on the porch at the freedom house in Holly Springs, MS. Part of a conference with Louis Chaffe and Ruth Hughes.

M358-41

School at Batesville, MS
4x5 color 1964
Red brick school in distance. John Maurer writes that it is a former junior college that the volunteers used for freedom classes. The building is not state owned.

M358-42

Claude Weaver in Front of Church
4x5 color 1964
Possibly Claude Weaver (beside car), the staff director, in front of the church used as project headquarters in Batesville, MS.

M358-43

Staff Meeting in Church
4x5 color 1964
Photograph taken form behind. John Strand and Buzz Graham are to the left.

M358-44

Ballgame with Local Kids
4x5 color 1964
Saturday ballgame (baseball) with the local kids in Crenshaw, MS. John Maurer writes that Willie (foreground, red uniform, looking at camera) plays catcher. John Maurer also writes that he (Maurer) pitched and lasted one inning.

M358-45

Crowd Outside of the Church
4x5 color 1964
Crowd outside the church in Crenshaw, MS after a service.

M358-46

Mrs. Powell and John Maurer
4x5 color 1964
Mrs. Powell and John Maurer standing outside of the church in Crenshaw, MS. John Maurer writes that Mrs. Powell and her husband, the minister, were "fence-sitters" and that "Negroes would call them Uncle Toms."

M358-47

Doug, Chris, and Buzz: Role-playing
4x5 color 1964
Doug Sorenson, Chris Williams, and Buzz Graham in a role-playing session in Crenshaw, MS.

M358-48

Barn at Robert Miles' farm
4x5 color 1964
A front photograph of the barn at Robert Miles' farm in Batesville, MS.

M358-49

Main Street at Sardis, MS
4x5 color 1964
The main street on a Thursday afternoon. All the shops are closed.

M358-50

Kids at Batesville, MS
4x5 color 1964
Children against a wall

M358-51

Mike Smith and Two Teachers
4x5 color 1964
On the porch of the Freedom house in Holly Springs, MS. Mike Smith, an unidentified teacher, and Barbara Bloomfield, who is from Philadelphia.

M358-52

Young People Working
4x5 color 1964
Photograph taken inside Mason's Hall where young people are working in Crenshaw, MS. Pam Jones (background) is in a training session.

M358-53

Church at Sardis, MS
4x5 color 1964
Church is the white building to the right. John Maurer's car is on the left with members inside.

M358-54 Outside the Mason's Hall
4x5 color 1964
Group of unidentified people outside of the Mason's Hall in Crenshaw, MS.
M358-55

A Freedom School
4x5 color 1964
The home of Fannie Lou Hamer in Ruleville, MS, used as a Freedom School and house. John Maurer writes, "right after the picture [was] taken, word came that seven had been arrested in Drew, MS.

M358-56

Courthouse in Batesville, MS
4x5 color 1964
Courthouse in Batesville, the county seat. John Maurer writes that the people out front are "Negroes waiting to register."

M358-57 Far from Courthouse
4x5 color 1964
Batesville, MS courthouse is in the background.
M358-58

School and Thomas' Sundry
4x5 color 1964
School building in Batesville, MS is on the right with the Thomas' Sundry in background. The school is the Negro public school.

M358-59

Main Street to the Thomas' Sundry
4x5 color 1964
Main street leading to the store, Thomas' Sundry, the community meeting place in Batesville, MS.

M358-60

Railroad Station in the Main Square
4x5 color 1964
The Batesville, MS railroad station (Illinois Central Railroad) is in the center. Courthouse is seen in the far background. John Maurer writes "here is where the harassment took place on Saturday, July 25th. Nine people detained, one slugged."

M358-61 Inside the Thomas' Sundry
4x5 color 1964
Mike Smith is sitting at the counter at the Thomas' Sundry in Batesville, MS. Unidentified people are near the door. Mr. Thomas is behind the counter on the right with an unidentified woman.
M358-62

African American Community
4x5 color 1964
Photograph of a dirt road in Sardis, Mississippi, with houses on either side. John Maurer writes that John Strand and Buzz Graham were in charge and lived in Sardis, MS.

M358-63

Batesville Staff
4x5 color 1964
Batesville, MS staff joining hands outside. John Maurer writes, "We shall overcome." Left to right: Unidentified woman and man, Claude Weaver, Geoff Cowan, Kathie Amatniek (Sarachild), Luther Buckley, unidentified woman, Jim Kates, Clair O'Connor, Chris Williams (?), and Mike Wood (?).

M358-64

Courthouse from Parking Lot
4x5 color 1964
The Batesville, MS courthouse is in the center with cars out front. John Maurer writes that the county jail is behind it, the railroad is on the left, and the post office is on the right.

M358-65

Staff outside the Church
4x5 color 1964
The Batesville, MS staff (volunteers) outside the doorway of the church (Church of God)
Left to right: Unidentified man, Geoff Cowan, Luther Buckley, Kathie Amatniek (Sarachild), unidentified female, Jim Kates, and Clair O'Connor

M358-66

Town Square
4x5 color 1964
Photograph was shot from across the street, displaying the town's (Batesville's) major stores. John Maurer has made a note that all the stores are white.

M358-67

White Presbyterian Church
4x5 color 1964
Angled photograph of the red brick church in Batesville, MS.

M358-68

Work in the Sundry
4x5 color 1964
Mr. Lamar Thomas at work in the Sundry in Batesville, MS

M358-69

Luther Buckley with a Local Girl
4x5 color 1964
Luther Buckley (right) with a local girl at a staff meeting in Batesville, MS

M358-70 Claude Weaver Addressing a Meeting
4x5 color 1964
Claude Weaver (standing) addressing a Junior Voter's League meeting at the community center in Batesville, MS.
M358-71

Main Square in Batesville, MS
4x5 color 1964
Dusty, paved road lined on either side with cars. On the left is a row of trees and on the right are various businesses.

M358-72

Bebe, the Cook
4x5 color 1964
Bebe, the cook, working at the Sundry in Batesville, MS. John Maurer writes that she was a delegate of the Free Democratic Party of the district meeting in Greenville, MS and "a wonderful person."

M358-73

Inside the Community Center
4x5 color 1964
Inside the office at the community center in Batesville, MS. All the voter registration materials were left there. In the center, between the window and the doorway, the wall is covered with Freedom posters.

M358-74

Another View of Main Square
4x5 color 1964
Batesville, MS railroad station is in the center of the photograph. John Maurer writes that this is where the trouble started.

M358-75

Bebe, Mr. And Mrs. Thomas
4x5 color 1964
Bebe, Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Thomas posing in front of the Thomas' Sundry.

M358-76

Project Director and Others
4x5 color 1964
Project director Claude Weaver (far right), the Greenwood project director and Harvard student (left), and Geoff Cowan in the center.

M358-77

Junior Voter's League Meeting
4x5 color 1964
Panola County Junior Voter's League meeting at the Center in Batesville, MS.

M358-78

White Methodist Church
4x5 color 1964
Exterior of the white Methodist church, obscured by a tree. John Maurer writes that Rev. Davis had a good talk, but was a silent moderate.

M358-79

Sunrise from Car
4x5 color 1964
The rising sun in Tennessee as John Maurer headed home.

M358-80

Thomas' Sundry Workers
4x5 color 1964
Bebe, Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Thomas outside of Thomas' Sundry in Batesville, MS. An unidentified child is in the doorway in the background.

M358-81

Chris Williams in Backyard
4x5 color 1964
Chris Williams with water hose in the backyard in Crenshaw, MS.

M358-82

Kathie Amatniek (Sarachild) in Library
4x5 color 1964
Kathie Amatniek (Sarachild) with an unidentified person in the library in the church at Batesville, MS. Amatniek is assigned to the office and communications, and is a graduate of Radcliff. John Maurer notes that the volunteers began the library.

M358-83

John Maurer and Others
4x5 color 1964
Bebe, John Maurer, and Mrs. Lamar Thomas are in front of the Thomas' Sundry in Batesville, MS.

M358-84

Unpaved Street
4x5 color 1964
A street in an African American section of Batesville, MS that is always unpaved. Trees are on the left side and power lines are on the right. A building is in the distance.

M358-85

South Baptist Church
4x5 color 1964
Red brick church with white columns in Batesville, MS. The steeple is cut off in the photograph. John Maurer describes it as the "biggest, richest, and most unfriendly to us. The assistant minister said, 'No problem here.'"

M358-86

Jim Kates and Geoff Cowan
4x5 color 1964
Jim Kates (left) and Geoff Cowan (right) with two local boys from Batesville, MS on their shoulders. The boy on Kates' shoulders is leaning forward. The boy on Cowan's shoulders is looking towards the camera.

M358-87 Main Street Looking Toward the Town Square
4x5 color 1964
Main Street in the white section of Batesville, MS, looking towards the town square. Buildings are in the far distance. Power lines run along the left of the paved street with dirt driveways on either side.
M358-88

Mike Smith and Others
4x5 color 1964
Mike Smith (standing on steps) in front of a church with others. The church is in Panola County. Across it is Quitman County, John Maurer writes.

M358-89

Batesville Staff
4x5 color 1964
The Batesville staff group photograph with the front door to the Church of God in Batesville, MS behind them.
Kneeling: unidentified visitor, Jim Kates, Mike Smith
Standing: unidentified visitor, Greenwood project director, Geoff Cowan, Kathie Amatniek (Sarachild), Luther Buckley, Louis Johnson, Clair O'Connor, and Mike Wood

M358-90

Outside the Church of God
4x5 black and white 1964
Two cars and three men on a dirt road identified as being outside the Church of God in Batesville, MS. One man is to the right of the car in the background walking toward it, while the other two are inspecting the car on the left.

M358-91

Staff meeting
4x5 black and white 1964
Several unidentified volunteers sitting in folding chairs. The chairs are grouped in two sections with an aisle between them. Two men sit on the left, the one farthest away is facing the camera. Six men sit on the left side, with none facing the camera.

M358-92

Junior Voter's League Meeting
4x5 black and white 1964
Several juveniles are sitting in wooden chairs in Mason's hall in Crenshaw, MS. Their chairs are facing the back, left. A window is centered on the far back wall. To the left of the window is a brick column with a black metal pipe coming from it.

M358-93

Mike Smith
4x5 black and white 1964
Mike Smith standing in front of a wooded, bushy area. Behind him to the right is a fence.

M358-94

John Maurer
4x5 black and white 1964
Profile of John Maurer looking to the left. An awning is over his head with a house to his back left.

M358-95

John Maurer
4x5 black and white 1964
John Maurer, standing, facing the camera. Behind him is the corner of a house and to his left is a small bush.

M358-96

Local Girl in Mason's Hall
4x5 black and white 1964
Close-up, profile of a young girl at Mason's Hall in Crenshaw, MS. She is looking left. The background has several children sitting. The one near the top center (nearly out of frame) is looking back toward the camera.

M358-97

Role-playing at Mason's Hall
4x5 black and white 1964
Three persons are reading from scripts in Mason's Hall in Crenshaw, MS. The two on the left are sitting on chairs while the one on the right is sitting on the floor. Two girls in the foreground are facing the three. One girl is turned toward the camera.

M358-98

Outside the Church of God
4x5 black and white 1964
Three men are outside the doorway to the Church of God in Batesville, MS. Sheriff Earl Hubbard (white hat, holding camera) is photographing the Batesville, MS project headquarters.

M358-99

Outside the Church of God
4x5 black and white 1964
Sheriff Earl Hubbard (white hat with black band) and another unidentified person look at something on the hood of a car.

M358-100

Boys Cleaning an Area Beside the School
4x5 black and white 1964
A tree is in the immediate foreground, blocking most of the view. To the left, three boys are facing the camera holding brooms. The background is the rundown school building.

M358-101

Outside the Church of God
4x5 black and white 1964
Sheriff Earl Hubbard (white hat with black band) looks to the right at the Church of God in Batesville, MS. Two men face him, looking away from the camera.

M358-102

Meeting at Mason's Hall
4x5 black and white 1964
Several people are sitting in Mason's Hall in Crenshaw, MS. The immediate foreground is the back of a woman's head. Three people are sitting on a pew facing right. One of them has papers held out while one has papers in her lap.

M358-103

Outside the Church of God
4x5 black and white 1964
Sheriff Earl Hubbard (white hat with black band) and another officer stand beside a car on a dirt road. In the foreground, two men are facing away.

M358-104

Mr. Thomas
4x5 black and white 1964
Mr. Lamar Thomas, owner of the Thomas' Sundry. He is holding the handle of a push-mower. Tall plants are behind him.

M358-105

Mike Smith
4x5 black and white 1964
A close-up, profile photograph of Mike Smith

M358-106

Mr. Thomas
4x5 black and white 1964
A close-up of Mr. Lamar Thomas, owner of the Thomas' Sundry, looking directly into the camera.

M358-107

Mr. Thomas
4x5 black and white 1964
A close-up of Mr. Lamar Thomas, owner of the Thomas' Sundry, looking to the left.

M358-108

Staff Meeting
4x5 black and white 1964
Eight unidentified volunteers are sitting in the Church of God in Batesville, MS. The chairs are divided into two sections with an aisle down the middle. Four people are on the left, facing away. Two are on the right, also facing away. One person on the right is facing left. Another person on the right is behind a small desk facing toward the camera.

M358-109

Office at the Church of God
4x5 black and white 1964
In the office of the Church of God in Batesville, MS that functioned as the headquarters. There are three unidentified people. Two are a woman leaning over, talking to a small child. Behind them is a large stack of boxes. To the right a man sits in front of a typewriter.

M358-110

Literacy Class for Adults
4x5 black and white 1964
Adults and children are sitting in a circle of chairs outside in Ruleville, MS. Lynn (on right, white sunglasses) is the teacher. She is a law student. A tent is set up behind the class.

M358-111

On the Road Outside the Church of God
4x5 black and white 1964
Three unidentified men and two cars are on the dirt road outside the Church of God in Batesville, MS. The man farthest right (wearing a white hat) is taking a step forward to the left. The second man is along the side of the farthest car and is facing away from the camera. The third man is mostly obscured, as he is behind the second man and leaning over behind the car.

M358-112

Jim Kates and Others
4x5 black and white 1964
Jim Kates (right) is facing left and his head is down. Two other men (left) are standing. One with his back turned and in front of the other. A dark car is in the background to the left. A building takes up most of the background.

M358-113

Jim Kates and a Local Woman
4x5 black and white 1964
Jim Kates (right) is sitting on the floor of a porch with a pen and paper; his head turned to an unidentified local woman. The woman (left) is sitting in a chair facing Kates. She is wearing a polka-dotted dress.

M358-114

Mike Wood
4x5 black and white 1964
A close-up profile of Mike Wood (?) looking to the right.

M358-115

Mike Wood with Freedom Poster
4x5 black and white 1964
Mike Wood (?) standing in front of a freedom poster.

M358-116

Clair O'Connor at the Center
4x5 black and white 1964
Clair O'Connor is sitting at a make shift desk on the porch of the center (?) in Crenshaw, MS. On the desk in front of her is a typewriter and notebook.

M358-117

Front Door of the Center
4x5 black and white 1964
Front porch of the community center (?) in Crenshaw, MS. Wooden supports hold up the awning. A makeshift desk is to the right of the door. A typewriter and a notebook sit on the "desk". A mirror is also connected to the "desk".

M358-118

Chris, Doug, and Pam: Role-playing
4x5 black and white 1964
Chris Williams (standing), Doug Sorenson (standing behind Williams), and Pam Jones (sitting facing the crowd) role-playing in Mason's Hall in Crenshaw, MS.

M358-119

Library at the Church of God
4x5 black and white 1964
Two unidentified men in the library in the Church of God in Batesville, MS. One is sitting at a desk in front of a window on the far wall. The other is close to the camera looking down.

M358-120

Outside the Church of God
4x5 black and white 1964
Two unidentified men are outside the Church of God in Batesville, MS. The church door can be seen on the left. Sheriff Earl Hubbard stands behind the two men next to a dark car.

M358-121

Unidentified Local Boy
4x5 black and white 1964
A close-up profile photograph of an unidentified local boy looking to the left. In the background to the left, a porch and a corner of a building can be seen. In the background to the right, a portion of another boy's face is looking into the camera.

M358-122

Bebe and Mr. Thomas
4x5 black and white 1964
Bebe (left, with hand raised) and Mrs. Lamar Thomas (right, with glasses) outside of the Thomas' Sundry in Batesville, MS. Behind them are cars and the building.

M358-123

Town Square
4x5 black and white 1964
The town square. In the center of the background is the railroad station. To the right is a portion of the courthouse (white columns).

M358-124

Bebe and Mrs. Thomas
4x5 black and white 1964
Bebe (left, looking in the camera) and Mrs. Lamar Thomas (right, glasses) outside of the Thomas' Sundry in Batesville, MS. A car and two unidentified people are behind them.

M358-125

Chris Williams Speaking
4x5 black and white 1964
Chris Williams (standing) speaking to an unidentified group. Several individuals facing away from the camera and towards Williams are in the foreground. Behind Williams to the right is an upright piano.

M358-126

Mike Smith and Luther Buckley
4x5 black and white 1964
Mike Smith (sitting) and Luther Buckley (standing) are looking down at something on the desk in front of Smith. Buckley is leaning over. They are in the library/office at the Church of God in Batesville, MS.

M358-127

Meeting in a Church
4x5 black and white 1964
Meeting of some kind in a church. Unidentified women and men are sitting, wearing white, in the background. A woman in a dark dress is standing in the center, looking at the camera. To the left of her is a cross.

M358-128

Mrs. Thomas' in the Sundry
4x5 black and white 1964
Head shot of Mrs. Lamar Thomas in the Thomas' Sundry in
Batesville, MS.

M358-129

Volunteers at the Church
4x5 black and white 1964
Three unidentified volunteers in the office area of the Church of God in Batesville, MS. Two of them are facing away from the camera and sitting in chairs. The third is sitting on a desk, facing the camera.

M358-130

House in Batesville, MS
4x5 black and white 1964
Two children are standing, eye level to the camera. A woman is sitting in the background. Luther Buckley is standing, partially obscured.

M358-131

Courthouse
4x5 black and white 1964
Large white building with columns in Batesville, MS. Two rows of windows along the front. The courthouse has a dome.

M358-132

Volunteers Inside the Church
4x5 black and white 1964
Volunteers [man (facing the camera), woman (blonde hair, turned away from the camera)] inside the Church of God in Batesville, MS. Behind them, the materials of the office are visible (posters, desks, etc.).

M358-133

Meeting Inside a Church
4x5 black and white 1964
Blurred photograph. Pews in foreground right. A woman stands in the center, looking left at another person bending over a table. In the background on the right are men and women wearing white, sitting at a table.

M358-134

Courthouse
4x5 black and white 1964
Photograph of the courthouse front in Batesville, MS. White columns, two rows of windows, and a dome decorate the white brick building. A dark-colored car is parked out front.

M358-135

Meeting Inside a Church
4x5 black and white 1964
Pews in foreground on right. A woman leans over a table and a man stands beside her to the left. In background are several men and women dressed in white sitting at a table. The photograph is blurry.

M358-136

Volunteer at Work in the Church
4x5 black and white 1964
A volunteer leans over a cluttered wooden desk. Three of the desk's drawers are partially open. A window is behind the volunteer on the right. Another volunteer is barely seen reading a paper in the foreground. This is in the Church of God in Batesville, MS, the volunteer headquarters.

M358-137

Man Sitting in Workroom
4x5 black and white 1964
A man is sitting in a folding chair writing on a piece of paper on a clipboard in his lap. He is in the workroom of the office in the Church of God in Batesville, MS.

M358-138

Local Kids Using the Church Library
4x5 black and white 1964
Bookshelves line the wall on the right. Two children stand, the girl reading. On the left is a desk. In the background stands a volunteer and several small children next to a door. The library is in the Church of God in Batesville, MS, the volunteer's headquarters.

M358-139

A Volunteer at the Church
4x5 black and white 1964
A volunteer (Gene Erickson?) leans over a counter to the left. In the far background three people are working, one is in a chair, facing away. The second is at the desk, facing the first. The third is obscured with darkness. The photograph was taken in the Church of God in Batesville, MS, the volunteers' headquarters.

M358-140

Volunteers at the Church
4x5 black and white 1964
Two volunteers (Gene Erickson? and Kathy Amatnick) sitting in the office of the Church of God in Batesville, MS. Gene is reading a paper. Bookshelves are behind him. Kathy has an open box in her lap and is looking through a drawer of a desk to the right. The church was the headquarters for the volunteers.

M358-141

Volunteers Sitting Outside
4x5 black and white 1964
Four volunteers sitting outside. Mike Wood (?) on the far left. The rest are unidentified. A field with a shack is in the background.

M358-142

Volunteers on a Porch
4x5 black and white 1964
An unidentified volunteer (facing away), an unidentified woman, and Luther Buckley sit on chairs on the porch of Mr. Carter's house in
Como, MS.

M358-143

Volunteers on a porch
4x5 black and white 1964
An unidentified volunteer (facing away), an unidentified woman (looking over the volunteers shoulder at the camera), and Luther Buckley sitting on chairs on the porch of Mr. Carter's House in Como, MS.

M358-144

Group Meeting at the Church
4x5 black and white 1964
At least four people sitting on folding chairs inside the sanctuary of the Church of God in Batesville, MS. All are unidentified except Clair O'Connor (right).

M358-145

Volunteer with Cake
4x5 black and white 1964
Unidentified volunteer standing next to a cake topped with lit candles inside the workroom at the Church of God in Batesville, MS, the headquarters for the volunteers.

M358-146

Volunteers Beside Cake
4x5 black and white 1964
Clair O'Connor and an unidentified volunteer beside a cake topped with lit candles. In the background to the right, Kathy Amatnick and Louis are beside a table with cups. Taken in the Church of God in Batesville, MS, the headquarters for the volunteers.

M358-147

Meeting in the Church of God
4x5 black and white 1964
Several unidentified people sit in folding chairs inside the Church of God in Batesville, MS, the headquarters for the volunteers. The man in the foreground is leaning forward.

M358-148

Prayer Inside a Church
4x5 black and white 1964
Crowd standing, heads bowed in an unidentified church. Pews line the church. A group of people (probably choir) face camera from background.

M358-149

Living Room Scene
4x5 black and white 1964
Photograph of a living room. A couch with two end tables on the right. A circular coffee table is on the left with a window behind it.

M358-150

Living Room Scene
4x5 black and white 1964
On the left are an end table and a chair. In the center is a circular coffee table with a window behind it. On the right, a partially obscured couch with a lamp on an end table.

M358-151

Living Room Scene
4x5 black and white 1964
A corner of a living room. In foreground, there is a chair and an end table with books on it. In the background, there is a chair with an end table and a lamp.

M358-152 Three Unidentified Persons on a Porch Swing
5x7 black and white 1964
Two unidentified woman and one unidentified man. He is wearing sunglasses and has a cane.

 


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