Thursday, December 18, 2014

Freedom Summer 1964 Exhibit - As told through Photographs

On temporary display at the Iowa State Historical Building in Des Moines, Iowa is the Summer Freedom 1964 exhibit. The exhibit tells the story of two Iowans, Reverend Frazer Thomason and Loris Thomason who traveled to Clarksdale, Mississippi to help with the effort of registering African Americans to vote at the polls.

These photographs help tell the story of Freedom Summer 1964:




















Previous articles:
Freedom Summer 1964 Exhibit - Introduction
Freedom Summer 1964 Exhibit - Wakonda Church News
Freedom Summer 1964 Exhibit - During Freedom Summer and the Aftermath
Freedom Summer 1964 Exhibit - "Observer"
Freedom Summer 1964 Exhibit - Reports from Clarksdale