Bob Fitch Alabama Photo ID Project: 7

This is the 7th in a 10 part series of unidentified photos taken by civil rights photographer Bob Fitch in Alabama 1965-66.  Please share these photos, and the ones on the preceding 6 posts with your friends, family, and others who may be able to identify these Alabama civil rights activists, families and first candidates for office. Please contact Maria Gitin www.thisbrightlightofours.com with IDs, location, date and photo number. Thank you!

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Rev. Henry McCaskill (Hale County) and Patt J. Davis (Perry County) hold a copy of the Southern Courier with Bob Fitch photos of the first Black candi- dates for office who ran on the Peoples Choice slate in May 1966. Fitch’s photos of Alabama candidates used on campaign posters and in the Negro press. White owned newspapers did not cover Black candidates.

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Bob Fitch photos ©Bob Fitch Photo Archive Stanford University. All rights reserved.

 

One comment on “Bob Fitch Alabama Photo ID Project: 7

  1. Michael Bibler says:

    36-363-19 Mrs. Mary Marshall, candidate for Board of Education, Barbour County, Alabama. Pictured with possibly her parents.

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