Thursday, December 18, 2014

Freedom Summer 1964 Exhibit - Wakonda Church News

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.

This is a report Reverend Frazer Thomason sent to the Wakonda Church News on what was happening in Clarksdale, Mississippi:

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