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|Creator:||Byes, Georgia Mae|
|Title:||Georgia Mae Byes' composition book; 17 July 1964|
|Date:||1964 July 17|
From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Composition book of Freedom School student Georgia May Byes that contains a modification of the Declaration of Independence which expresses the desires of African Americans in Mississippi for those rights guaranteed to all Americans in the Constitution.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
|Subjects:||Civil rights | Civil rights movements | Mississippi Freedom Schools | Student activities | Mississippi Freedom Schools | Students--Mississippi | Essay | United States. Declaration of Independence--Influence | Suffrage--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | Discrimination in employment--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi | Educational equalization--Mississippi | African Americans and libraries--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528|
|Collection:||Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive|
|Institution:||University of Southern Mississippi Libraries|
|Contributors:||University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries|
Box 2, Folder 2, 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.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/657/rec/1|