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|Creator:||Kenny, Shirley Strum|
|Title:||Letter, Shirley Strum Kenny to Mississippi Freedom Summer veteran(s); May 8, 1989|
|Date:||1989 May 8|
From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Letter from Shirley Strum Kenny, President of Queens College, to veterans of the Mississippi Freedom Summer project, postmarked May 8, 1989. Includes information on the upcoming reunion of Freedom Summer volunteers to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Project, as well as an invitation to participate in an oral history documentation project about Freedom Summer. Also includes information and requests for donations for the Chaney-Goodman-Schwerner Award. The award was named after James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner, three civil rights workers who were murdered near Philadelphia, Mississippi in 1964.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
|Subjects:||Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 | Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 | Chaney, James Earl, 1943-1964 | Civil rights workers | Meetings | Mississippi Freedom Project | Reunions | Anniversaries | College presidents--New York (State)--New York | Letter writing--New York (State)--New York | Memorialization--New York (State)--New York | Fund raising--New York (State)--New York | New York (N.Y.) | New York County (N.Y.)|
|Collection:||Institution:||University of Southern Mississippi Libraries||Contributors:||University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries||Online Publisher:||Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2002-12-11||Original Material:|
Box 1, Folder 8, M323 Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection, 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 Joseph and Nancy Ellin Freedom Summer Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.
Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.
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