Defend democracy in the South.

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Black and white photograph of a line of young people, black and white, standing in a field passing watermelons in assembly-line fashion.

Volunteers harvesting watermelons at New Communities Inc. in the summer of 1972. Charles Sherrod is on the left; Bob Maurer stands with his back to the camera and Chip Hughes is in the hat on the right of the photo. (Photo by Candy Freeland, Southern Exposure.)