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        What Was "Freedom Summer"?

        Media Credits:

        Adapted from American Experience: "Freedom Summer." Third party materials courtesy of ABCNEWS VideoSource; Harvey Richards Media Archive; ITN Source; Mississippi Department of Archives and History; Steve Schapiro; Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons; and Tamio Wakayama.



        American Experience: "Freedom Summer"

        Find out more at the series' website.

        Project Funded By:

        Funder: PBS Funder Logo-grayscale

        Project Credits:

        The American Experience Season 26 Collection on PBS LearningMedia is contributed by the WGBH Educational Foundation. It is a collaborative production of WGBH Education, WGBH Digital, and the WGBH Media Library and Archives. Funding for this project is provided by PBS.

        Production Credits

        Project Management

        Denise Blumenthal

        Karen Cariani

        Christine Dietlin

        Louise Dube

        Ted Sicker

        Resource Production Team

        Bob Blumenthal

        Julie Ecker

        Irena Fayngold

        Cyrisse Jaffe

        Glenn Johnson

        Emily Lu

        Barbara Seidl

        Business Management

        Maria Constantinides

        Koinonia Givens

        Sue Tufts

        For American Experience

        Vanessa Ezersky

        Susana Fernandes

        Susan Mottau

        Lauren Prestileo

        Nancy Sherman


        Steven D. Cohen, Tufts University

        Rich Fox, Boston Public Schools

        Julian Hipkins, III, Capital City Public Charter School

        Copy Editor

        Cynthia Bond


        Reilly Aguiar

        Reka Keller

        Griffin Quasebarth

        Video Closed Captioning

        Media Access Group

        Resource Credits

        ABC News VideoSource
        American Premier Underwriters, Inc.
        © Noam Armonn/Spaces Images/Corbis
        Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University
        Harold Becker
        © Bettmann/CORBIS
        Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
        Consolidated Rail Corporation & Hagley Museum & Library
        Mitchell E. Dakelman
        Donna Garde
        Getty Images
        Hagley Museum & Library
        Linda Wetmore Halpern
        Harvey Richards Media Archive
        Hill International, Inc.
        ITN Source or ITN Source/Reuters
        James Forgie Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution; OR Penn Station, New York, Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
        John E. Allen Inc.
        Library of Congress
        Long Island University, Brooklyn
        © Danny Lyon/Magnum Photos
        McCain Library and Archives, University Southern Mississippi
        Norman McGrath
        Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Archives and Records Services Division
        National Archives
        National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
        New-York Historical Society
        Pennsylvania State Archives
        Ted Polumbaum/Newseum
        Herbert Randall
        Rogers Photo Archive
        Steve Schapiro
        Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons
        Tracy Sugarman
        Take Stock
        Tamio Wakayama
        Jack Willis
        Andrew M. Wilson
        Wisconsin Historical Society
        WPA Film Library

        Special thanks to AFTRA and AF of M for granting permission to use segments produced with participation of their members.

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