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Oral history with Sheila Shiki y Kessler Michaels

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Creator:Michaels, Sheila Shiki y Kessler, 1939-
Title:Oral history with Sheila Shiki y Kessler Michaels
Date:1999 June 5
Description:

Oral history. Interview conducted on 06-05-1999 with Sheila Michaels (born 1939). She attended the College of William and Mary, but was suspended for her political and racial opinions while on the school's newspaper board. In 1961, she joined the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in New York. In 1962, she worked for both CORE and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in Jackson, Mississippi, until she became a SNCC field secretary. In 1964, she became the project manager in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) Hattiesburg project.

This interview is part of the Civil Rights Documentation Project, funded by the Mississippi Humanities Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, and the University of Southern Mississippi.

Types:Transcripts | Oral histories
Subjects:Michaels, Sheila Shiki y Kessler, 1939- | Women civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Women civil rights workers--Mississippi--Forrest County | College students | Civil rights--Mississippi | Women | Newspapers | Journalists | Civil rights movements--History--20th century | Student movements--History--20th century | Congress of Racial Equality | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Mississippi | New York (N.Y.) | Atlanta (Ga.) | Hattiesburg (Miss.) | Forrest County (Miss.) | Jackson (Miss.) | Hinds County (Miss.) | Waveland (Miss.) | Hancock County (Miss.) | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.) | New York (N.Y.) | Saint Louis (Mo.)
Collection:USM Oral History
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:Bolton, Charles C. | Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage | University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Original Material:

Mississippi oral history program of the University of Southern MS, vol.(not assigned), McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Copyright Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage. No unauthorized reproduction or publication.

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Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Mississippi Oral History Program Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/u?/coh,5339