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Letter and brochure for Poor Peoples' fund; 25 February 1966

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Creator:Poor Peoples' Fund
Title:Letter and brochure for Poor Peoples' fund; 25 February 1966
Date:1966 Feb. 25

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Letter and brochure soliciting support for the Poor People's Fund. Describes a group of people living at Mount Beulah in Edwards, Mississippi, on land leased by the Delta Ministry as a place for them to stay and work until they could find jobs and afford to buy land and food. The brochure includes quotes from several people living at Mount Beulah.

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

Subjects:Delta Ministry | Fund raising | Mississippi | Poverty | Fund raising--Mississippi--Edwards | Brochures--Mississippi--Edwards | Photojournalism--Edwards | Biography | Poverty--Mississippi--Edwards | Unemployment--Mississippi | Charities--Mississippi--Edwards | Communities--Mississippi--Edwards | Civil rights workers--Edwards | African American civil rights workers--Edwards | African American children--Mississippi--Edwards | African American farmers--Mississippi--Edwards | African American poor families--Mississippi--Edwards | Agriculture--Mississippi--Edwards | Farms--Mississippi--Edwards | Crops--Mississippi--Edwards | Housing--Mississippi--Edwards | Dwellings--Mississippi--Edwards | Tents--Mississippi--Edwards | Sewing | Cost | United States, Mississippi, Edwards | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, 32.2667046, -90.4428195
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 9, 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 Mississippi Digital Library.

Forms part of the Joseph and Nancy Ellin Freedom Summer Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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