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Collection Title: Hazelton (Margaret J.) Freedom Summer Collection

Collection Number: M359

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M359-1

Local Woman
3x5 black and white 1964
An older woman from Clarksdale, MS wearing a hat and work clothes stares
into the camera. Behind her are a hedge and a building.

M359-2

Aaron Henry's Drugstore
4x5 black and white 1964
Outside of Aaron Henry's drugstore in Clarksdale, MS. The name of the store (4th St. Drug) is over an awning and between two Coca-Cola signs. A man is walking to the left of the door and a bicycle is to the right of it.

M359-3

Aaron Henry
3x5 black and white 1964
Aaron Henry is holding a telephone receiver and talking into it. The wall behind him (lined with shelves filled with various bottles) suggests he is in his drugstore in Clarksdale, MS.

M359-4

Mrs. Henry
3x5 black and white 1964
Mrs. Henry (Aaron Henry's wife from Clarksdale, MS) smiles at the camera.

M359-5

Doctor from New York
3x5 black and white 1964
An older man sits at a table with bottles on it. He is staring at someone to the right of the camera. The man is a doctor visiting Clarksdale, MS from New York.

M359-6

Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Convention
4x5 black and white 1964
Bob Moses is standing behind a podium in the center at the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Convention in Jackson, MS. To the left of the podium is an unidentified woman and Aaron Henry, both of whom are seated. To the right of the podium are three unidentified seated men. A man stands off the stage, to the front right of the podium.

M359-7

Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Convention
4x5 black and white 1964
Photograph taken from the rear of an auditorium in Jackson, MS. The foreground consists of a large group of people sitting. On either side of the auditorium are raised signs with the names of Mississippi counties where Freedom workers were working.

M359-8

Local House
3x5 black and white 1964
The rear of a rundown house in Clarksdale, MS. What looks like corn has been piled beside a fence to the right.

M359-9

Local Children at Community Center
8x10 black and white 1964
Local children making freedom chains in Clarksdale, MS. The table in the foreground has five children sitting and one standing. The table to the back right has three children sitting.

M359-10

Local Children at the Community Center
8x10 black and white 1964
Local children making "Freedom Chains" (paper loops linked together) in Clarksdale, MS. The table in the foreground has six children around it (four sitting, one obstructed sitting, and one standing). The next table has four boys sitting around it. The furthest table has two women (one sitting, one standing).

M359-11

Staff Meeting
8x10 black and white 1964
Nine people sitting and standing in a small room in Clarksdale, MS. A window in the background has a fan and a poster saying "No U.S. Dough to Help Jim Crow Grow." From left to right: two unidentified persons, Lew Sitzer, Bob Mandel, possibly Les Johnson, Yvonne Klein with head down, Margie (Margaret) Hazelton, Mat Zwerling, and Lafayette Surney with his back to the camera.

M359-12

Local Teens
4x5 black and white 1964
Four teens are standing in Aaron Henry's backyard in Clarksdale, MS. All four of them are looking to the right.

M359-13

Local Backyard
4x5 black and white 1964
A wire fence divides one yard from another in Clarksdale, MS. Corn stalks are piled in the left foreground. A rundown house is the focal point of the photo.

M359-14

Aaron Henry's Drugstore
4x5 black and white 1964
Rayford (given name unknown), an unidentified woman, and Mrs. Aaron Henry sit around a table in Aaron Henry's drugstore in Clarksdale, MS.

M359-15

Aaron Henry and an Attorney from Boston
4x5 black and white 1964
Aaron Henry (left) and an attorney from Boston (right) in Clarksdale, MS. Henry is looking at the attorney. An unidentified person is standing to the back right of the attorney.

M359-16

Staff Meeting
4x5 black and white 1964
Several men and women are sitting and standing in a small room in Clarksdale, MS. In the upper far left is profile of Joe Youngerman. In the center are Mat Zwerling (standing) and Lafayette Surney (sitting). Margie (Margaret) Hazelton is sitting in the foreground with her back to the camera. All other people are unidentified.

M359-17

Local Children
4x5 black and white 1964
Four children are sitting at a table in Clarksdale, MS. The first is looking into the camera. The second is looking away. The third is smiling broadly. The fourth is looking to the right.

M359-18

Local Teens Exercising
4x5 black and white 1964
Two teens sitting on a floor stretching in Clarksdale, MS. Two more are sitting in desks pushed against the far wall. All are unidentified.

M359-19

Locals by a Cab Stand
4x5 black and white 1964
One woman and two men are sitting on a bench in Clarksdale, MS, with another man standing to the right. Above the bench are written "Johnnie Cab" and a phone number.

M359-20

Locals at Church Community Meeting
4x5 black and white 1964
Two men are sitting in a pew in a church in Clarksdale, MS. The closest has his hands resting on the armrest. The other man (wearing glasses) has his arm on the back of the pew behind the first man. Several other people are in the background. All are unidentified and looking to the right.

M359-21

Rev. Rayford's Son
4x5 black and white 1964
Mr. Rayford is leaning forward slightly and turned to his right, looking to the right of the camera. He is wearing a white shirt. Margaret Hazelton writes that she cannot remember his first name. Hazelton also writes that he, Mat [Zwerling], and herself were involved in a "very scary happening one time."

M359-22

Group Photograph in the Church
4x5 black and white 1964
Six Freedom Summer workers in the church in Clarksdale, MS are posing for the photograph. From left to right: Rev. Rayford's son (given name unknown), an unidentified woman, C. T. Vivian (?), Mrs. Aaron Henry, Ms. Piggee (given name unknown), Rev. Frazer Thomason.

M359-23

Locals Chopping Cotton
4x5 black and white 1964
Two men standing in a field in Clarksdale, MS. Both are facing the camera, and both are holding tools. A white house is in the far, back left.

M359-24

Local Views
4x5 black and white 1964
A chicken in a makeshift chicken coop in Clarksdale, MS.

M359-25

Outside Freedom Office
4x5 black and white 1964
Outside of Freedom (COFO) office in Clarksdale, MS. Two unidentified men (one on crutches) stand outside.

M359-26

Local Kid in "Jail" at Carnival
4x5 black and white 1964
A local child stands behind a fake jail in Clarksdale, MS. The bars are stacked benches with "Freedom Chains" (paper loops chained together) hanging vertically.

M359-27

Local Woman with Her Children
4x5 black and white 1964
A woman sitting with two children in Clarksdale, MS. One child is sitting on her lap and staring at the camera. The second child is standing to the left of the woman. The woman is looking at the second child.

M359-28 Local Kid at the Carnival
4x5 black and white 1964
Local boy standing in a corner surrounded by stacked benches in Clarksdale, MS. Draped around him are "Freedom Chains" (paper loops connected as a chain).
M359-29

Local Woman in a Church
4x5 black and white 1964
Local woman (possibly Mrs. Gray) sitting in the church at a community meeting in Clarksdale, MS.

M359-30

Local Teens at the Community Center
4x5 black and white 1964
Three local teens sitting in the community center in Clarksdale, MS. The two girls are on either side of the boy. Margaret Hazelton writes, "the guy in the middle is a wonderful painter."

M359-31

Local Teens and David Batzka
4x5 black and white 1964
Two men sitting in front of a painting in the community center. The teen (left) is painting a sailboat while David Batzka (right) watches. Above Batzka's head in the background, a girl is looking toward the camera.

M359-32

Aaron Henry's Backyard
4x5 black and white 1964
Aaron Henry (right, back turned) and unidentified locals in Aaron Henry's backyard in Clarksdale, MS, deep-frying chicken.

M359-33

Aaron Henry's Backyard
4x5 black and white 1964
Joe Youngerman (in glasses) and unidentified local teens sit in Mr. Henry's backyard in Clarksdale, MS. In the left background, Lew Sitzer, Mat Zwerling, and Margie (Margaret) Hazelton are sitting.

M359-34

Mat Zwerling and Margie Hazelton
4x5 black and white 1964
Mat Zwerling talks to Margie (Margaret) Hazelton in Aaron Henry's backyard in Clarksdale, MS.

M359-35 Community Meeting in a Church
3x5 black and white 1964
A community meeting in a church in Clarksdale, MS. People are holding hands and singing "We Shall Overcome." At the right are Mat Zwerling and a social worker from New York. In the center is a man sitting with a camera.
M359-36

Three Local Men
4x5 black and white 1964
Three local men are in front of a store in Clarksdale, MS. Two are sitting and one is standing.

M359-37

Mrs. Thomason with Kids
4x5 black and white 1964
Mrs. Loris Thomason (standing, wife of Rev. Frazer Thomason) works with four children at the community center in Clarksdale, MS.

M359-38

Lafayette Surney
4x5 black and white 1964
Lafayette Surney (standing) at the church community meeting in Clarksdale, MS.

M359-39

Local Kids and Margie Hazelton
4x5 black and white 1964
Margie (Margaret) Hazelton (wearing glasses) is working with local children at the community center in Clarksdale, MS.

M359-40

Local Teens in Aaron Henry's Backyard
4x5 black and white 1964
Local teens at a social gathering in Aaron Henry's backyard in Clarksdale, MS. Several teens and volunteers are standing. A girl (center) is pointing a camera at the photographer. Margaret Hazelton writes that she loved the mimosa tree in the background.

M359-41

Local Kids at the Carnival
4x5 black and white 1964
Two boys are standing, holding the feet of other children. They are at the "Carnival" in Aaron Henry's backyard in Clarksdale, MS.

M359-42

Margie Hazelton, Paul Kendall, and Kids
4x5 black and white 1964
Margie (Margaret) Hazelton (wearing glasses) and Paul Kendall work a jigsaw puzzle with children at the community center in Clarksdale, MS.

M359-43

Three Volunteers
4x5 black and white 1964
David Batzka (leaning over), Martha Davis (sitting), and Margie (Margaret) Hazelton (standing) possibly in community center in Clarksdale, MS.

M359-44

Jim Forman and a Local Person
4x5 black and white 1964
Jim Forman behind pulpit and a local person at the church community meeting in Clarksdale, MS.

M359-45

Local Teen and David Batzka
4x5 black and white 1964
A local teen (left) and David Batzka (right) in the community center in Clarksdale, MS.

M359-46

Rev. and Mrs. Thomason
4x5 black and white 1964
Rev. Frazer and Mrs. Loris Thomason are standing near some. Two teens are sitting nearby. Possibly in Clarksdale, MS.

M359-47

Local Kids and Mrs. Thomason
4x5 black and white 1964
Mrs. Loris Thomason working with at least seven children. The children, all of whom are sitting or standing, are making what appear to be pinwheels.

M358-48

Aaron Henry, a Police Officer, and an Unidentified Man
4x5 black and white 1964
An unidentified man (left) and Aaron Henry (right) are talking to a police officer (possibly Ben Collins).

M358-49

Staff Management in Freedom House
3x5 black and white 1964
Volunteers sitting and standing in the Freedom House in Clarksdale, MS during a staff meeting. From left to right: (back row) unidentified person, possibly Sue Gladstone, Bob and Lisa Mandel, Lew Sitzer, three unidentified local teens, Paul Kendall, (middle row) possibly Les Johnson, Doris Newman, unidentified person, possibly SNCC staff from Alabama, Mark Fast, the attorney from Boston, an unidentified local, (front row) Yvonne Klein, and Kate Quinn (her back is to camera).

M358-50

Rev. Rayford
4x5 black and white 1964
Rev. Rayford smiling into the camera.

M358-51

Back of Injured Man's Head
4x5 black and white 1964
Back of the attorney from Boston's head (left) that was injured when he was arrested and pushed into the police car. Possibly the back of Rev. Frazer Thomason (right).

M358-52

Aaron Henry and National Media
4x5 black and white 1964
Aaron "Doc" Henry and a national media reporter. Possibly Doug Sanders at the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Convention in Jackson, MS.

M358-53 Local Views
4x5 black and white 1964
A chicken flapping its wings in a makeshift chicken coop.

 

 


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