Freedom summer digital collection

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Title:Freedom summer digital collection

Selected materials from more than 100 manuscript collections documenting the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project of 1964. Materials include official records of organizations such as the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and Congress of Racial Equality (CORE); the personal papers of movement leaders and activists; and letters and diaries of northern college students who went South to volunteer for the summer. Other materials include newsletters produced in freedom schools, racist propaganda, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, brochures, magazine articles, telephone call logs, candid snapshots, internal memos, and press releases.

Types:web sites | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Mississippi Freedom Project | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Congress of Racial Equality | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | College students--Political activity--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528
Institution:Wisconsin Historical Society
Contributors:Wisconsin Historical Society
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