Freedom Summer Featured Artwork
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Over the next few week’s, we’ll be featuring a number of photographs from Freedom Summer 1964 that are part of a larger exhibition now on view at the Museum, “This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement.” See the collection of more than 150 photographs for yourself and be a part of our commemorative events this month.
Tamio Wakayama, Indianola, Mississippi, 1964. photograph, copyright © the artist.
After the Ku Klux Klan burned this cross in front of a Mississippi Delta Freedom House, a civil rights worker transformed it with a painted message.