Gallery view

1965

Marjorie Merrill and two middle-aged African American women

Holly Springs (Miss.) - Women standing in front of windows awaiting installation. From a series of photos taken by civil rights worker Marjorie Merrill during and after Mississippi Freedom Summer.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1965

Merrill, Marjorie

Henry Reaves, civil rights worker from Benton County, Miss., and secret leader of the local NAACP

Holly Springs (Miss.) - Reaves standing and talking at a meeting. From a series of photos taken by civil rights worker Marjorie Merrill during and after Mississippi Freedom Summer.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1965

Merrill, Marjorie

Freedom House, Holly Springs

Holly Springs (Miss.) - Distant view of group gathered on the porch of Freedom House with white civil rights worker playing guitar. From a series of photos taken by civil rights worker Marjorie Merrill during and after Mississippi Freedom Summer.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1965

Marjorie Merrill and young girls packing books on the porch of Rust Avenue house rented by the Congress of Federated Organizations (COFO)

Holly Springs (Miss.) - From a series of photos taken by civil rights worker Marjorie Merrill during and after Mississippi Freedom Summer.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1965

Marjorie Merrill on the front steps of the Freedom House

Holly Springs (Miss.) - Merrill perched on the base of pillar at the front of the porch. From a series of photos taken by civil rights worker Marjorie Merrill during and after Mississippi Freedom Summer.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1965

Merrill, Marjorie

Unidentified civil rights workers in the library of Freedom House

Holly Springs (Miss.) - African American man and woman standing in front of bookshelf. From a series of photos taken by civil rights worker Marjorie Merrill during and after Mississippi Freedom Summer.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1965

Merrill, Marjorie

Unidentified civil rights workers standing in front of Rust Avenue house rented by the Congress of Federated Organizations (COFO)

Holly Springs (Miss.) - African American man and woman standing in front of house at night. From a series of photos taken by civil rights worker Marjorie Merrill during and after Mississippi Freedom Summer.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1965

Merrill, Marjorie

Genevra Reaves (taught at Rust College) and child

Holly Springs (Miss.) - Reaves was the wife of Henry Reaves, civil rights worker from Benton County. From a series of photos taken by civil rights worker Marjorie Merrill during and after Mississippi Freedom Summer.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1965

Merrill, Marjorie

Group gathered at might on the porch of Rust Avenue house rented by the Congress of Federated Organizations (COFO)

Holly Springs (Miss.) - From a series of photos taken by civil rights worker Marjorie Merrill during and after Mississippi Freedom Summer.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1965

Merrill, Marjorie

White civil rights worker playing guitar on the front steps of the Freedom House (Kathy Dahl, far right)

Holly Springs (Miss.) - Three African American women and white woman looking as unidentified man plays guitar. From a series of photos taken by civil rights worker Marjorie Merrill during and after Mississippi Freedom Summer.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers