Charly, my assistant in the Goutte d’Or.
'African Freedom Fighter Speaks to Mississippians', Freedom Information Service, Tougaloo, Mississippi, 1975. A member of the Zimbabwe African National Union speaks to African Americans in the Deep South.
Today is the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Olustee, the biggest engagement of the Civil War in Florida, and a Confederate victory. Last weekend was the 38th annual reenactment.
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Tenting on the old campground: Reenactors mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Olustee in northern Florida.
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Getting ready for Freedom Summer.
Top: Paul B. Johnson, sworn in as the new governor of Mississippi on January 21, 1964.
Bottom: Peggy Johnson Segrest, the governor’s sister, and her daughter, Jane Segrest, at an inauguration-day reception at the governor’s mansion. Behind them on the wall is a portrait of Peggy and Paul’s mother, “Mrs. Paul B. Johnson Sr.”
Source: Mississippi Department of Archives & History
Pete Seeger after playing in a church near Hattiesburg, Miss., during Freedom Summer.
From the Freedom Summer collection at the Wisconsin Historical Society. http://bit.ly/1aEEeuo
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