And I Said No Lord

Joel Katz
And I Said No Lord:
A 21–year–old in Mississippi
in 1964

This book dates from 1964, when

Joel Katz spent seven weeks in

Mississippi photographing and

writing during “Freedom Summer” for his Scholars of the House

project at Yale. It focuses on the

daily lives of ordinary people and

the racial tensions at a pivotal

time in America’s history.

Winner of the Strong Prize in American Literature,

Yale College, 1965

174± pages, 8.5 x 7.25”, 85 photographs

Tuscaloosa, AL, University of Alabama Press