Segregated Society: Mississippi, 1959-1964

New Photos from the Harvey Richards Media Archive Over the last few weeks and months, the Harvey Richards Media Archive has undergone an internal reshuffling of both film and photo holdings. After three years of bringing materials to the internet … Continue reading

Bay Area Civil Rights 1960s Images

 San Francisco Bay Area Civil Rights in the 1960s “By the early 1960s, the Civil Rights Movement had reached California and the San Francisco Bay Area. Led by students from the University of California, Berkeley’s chapter of CORE (Congress On … Continue reading

Mississippi Civil Rights Movement Activists

Photographing Civil Rights Movement Activists in Dangerous Times Harvey Richards’ photographs of Mississippi civil rights movement activists were taken during two filming trips that he made to Mississippi in the dangerous years of 1963 and 1964.  He drove there in … Continue reading

Mississippi 1959 Image Gallery

Color Photo Image Gallery The photos in this image gallery are from 1959 during Harvey Richards’ impromptu tour of Mississippi. It was one of the first photographic journeys he made and it contains his basic approach to photography. “Everything that you heard … Continue reading