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Sandra Adickes' Freedom Summer journal

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Creator:Adickes, Sandra, 1933-
Title:Sandra Adickes' Freedom Summer journal
Date:1964 July-1964 Aug.

From the Adickes (Sandra E.) Papers. Fifteen-page typescript of a journal kept by Sandra Adickes during her stay in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, as a volunteer in the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project of 1964. The journal is dated July 10 - August 20, 1964. Adickes discusses her work as a teacher in the Freedom Schools, the students, local African Americans, and other volunteers in Hattiesburg. Highlights include her comments on integrating the public library with a group of African-American youths, being refused service at the Kress lunch counter, and her subsequent arrest. The journal is preceded by a prologue that was written later.

Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Subjects:Adickes, Sandra, 1933- --Diaries | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Mississippi Freedom Schools | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Forrest County | Teachers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Teachers--Mississippi--Forrest County | Race relations | Libraries and blacks--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Libraries and blacks--Mississippi--Forrest County | Discrimination in public accommodations--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Discrimination in public accommodations--Mississippi--Forrest County | United States, Mississippi, Hattiesburg | United States, Mississippi, Forrest County
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 1, M322 Adickes (Sandra E.) Papers, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Forms part of the Sandra E. Adickes Papers Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of USM - Historical Manuscripts.

Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/8354/rec/1