1965 Photo Contest, Photo Stories, 2nd prize

Matt Herron

17 June, 1965

Mrs. Aylene Quinn from McComb and her four children sit on the steps of the Governor's mansion in Jackson, Mississippi, trying to see Governor Paul Johnson to protest the seating of five congressmen from districts where blacks cannot vote.

About the photographer

Matt Herron

Matt Herron studied photography in Rochester as a private student of Minor White, and then worked as a writer and photographer for the American Friends Service Committee in Phila...

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