February 3, 2011
(AP Photo/William Brown Archives via the Concordia Sentinel) photo

In this 1950’s photograph provided by William Brown through The Concordia Sentinel shows Frank Morris, fourth from right wearing a visor, and his employees standing before his shoe repair shop in Ferriday, La. Morris was a successful shoe repairman and part-time gospel radio host in Ferriday who was died as a result of injuries caused in a deliberately set fire Dec. 10, 1964 that destroyed his shop while he was still inside. Morris’ death is one of more than 100 unsolved civil rights cases the FBI reopened in recent years.


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