Return to Freedom Summer: Passing the Torch
2004 marked the 40th Anniversary of Freedom Summer. In June of that year, Patti Miller had plans to return to Mississippi for the first time in 40 years. Appreciating the significance of her trip, Hawthorne Direct in Fairfield, Ia. agreed to send a camera crew to Mississippi with her. They filmed Patti's travels and reunions for a documentary which is now in production. In September of 2004, Patti also attended the 40th reunion in Oxford, Ohio (where the orientation for Freedom Summer was held in June of 1964) Posted below are photos from the Mississippi and Oxford trips and video clips from the documentary material.
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- Meridian Mississippi
- Chaney Memorial Service 2004
- Patti's Host Family in Mississippi
- Freedom Summer
- Other Freedom Summer Veterans