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Will Christmas in Mississippi...be like Christmas in America?; [n.d.]

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Title:Will Christmas in Mississippi...be like Christmas in America?; [n.d.]

From the Ben-Ami (Rabbi David Z.) Papers. This flyer advertises a campaign headed by comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory to send 20,000 turkeys to needy families in Mississippi. The flyer announces that for $5.00, Chicagoans can donate a Christmas dinner to a Mississippi family in memory of James Chaney, Medgar Evers, Andrew Goodman, and Mickey Schwerner.

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

Types:Text | Fliers (printed matter) | Black-and-white photographs | StillImage | Posters
Subjects:Gregory, Dick | African American civil rights workers | Civil rights workers--United States | Charity | Conduct of life | Benevolence--Mississippi | African Americans--Charities | Poor--Mississippi | Poor African Americans--Mississippi | Social service--Mississippi | Social service--Illinois--Chicago | Social service and race relations--Mississippi | Social service and race relations--Illinois--Chicago | African American families--Mississippi | Christmas--Mississippi | Holidays--Mississippi | Dinners and dining--Mississippi | Turkeys--Mississippi | African American comedians | Comedians--United States | Mississippi | Chicago (Ill.) | Cook County (Ill.)
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2004-09-06
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 5, M365 Ben-Ami (Rabbi David Z.) Papers, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of USM - Historical Manuscripts.

Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami Papers Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/manu/id/233/rec/1