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FBI report; statement by Horace Doyle Barnette; November 24, 1964

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Creator:United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Title:FBI report; statement by Horace Doyle Barnette; November 24, 1964
Date:1964 Nov. 24
Description:

From the Johnston (Erle E., Jr.) Papers; Signed statement made by Horace Doyle Barnette to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), dated November 24, 1964. Barnette discusses details of the plot to kill three civil rights workers (James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner) upon their release from jail in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Included are the names of Ku Klux Klan members who participated in the plot, the overall plan, and Jordan's account of the actual incident. Also includes a description of the disposal and condition of the victims' bodies.

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

Types:Text
Subjects:Chaney, James Earl, 1943-1964 | Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 | Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 | Civil rights workers | Hate crime investigation | Hate crimes | Ku Klux Klan (1915-) | United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation | Murder--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Murder victims--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Conspiracy--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Ku Klux Klan (1915-)--Mississippi | Philadelphia (Miss.) | Neshoba County (Miss.)
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 | 2003-05-05
Original Material:

Box 3, Folder 2, M319 Johnston (Erle E., Jr.) 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 Erle E. Johnston, Jr. Papers Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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