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Oral history with Mr. Fred Winyard

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Creator:Winyard, Fred, 1944-
Title:Oral history with Mr. Fred Winyard
Date:1995 Oct. 21
Description:

Oral history. Interview conducted on October 21, 1995 with Fred Winyard (born 1944), a civil rights activist recruited from Reed College in Oregon by the student nonviolent coordinating committee to work in Mississippi. He helped to organize the Freedom Libraries during the 1964 Freedom Summer.

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:Winyard, Fred, 1944- | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights | Suffrage--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | Mississippi--Race relations--History--20th century | College students--Oregon | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Congress of Racial Equality | Freedom Libraries | Freedom Rides | Mississippi Freedom Schools | Mississippi Freedom Project | Gandhian nonviolence | Sit-ins | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Clarksdale (Miss.) | Coahoma County (Miss.) | Marshall County (Miss.) | Mississippi
Collection:USM Oral History
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:Rachel, John | 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. 626, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

Rights and Usage:

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

Related Materials:

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,7970