Essay by Vernon Lee Austin; July 17, 1964

Essay by Vernon Lee Austin; July 17, 1964

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Creator:Austin, Vernon Lee
Title:Essay by Vernon Lee Austin; July 17, 1964
Date:1964 July 17

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Transcribed copy of an essay written by Freedom School student Vernon Lee Austin. The essay is a modification of the Declaration of Independence written from the perspective of an African American in Mississippi.

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

Subjects:Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963--Influence | Civil rights | Mississippi Freedom Schools | Student activities | Essay | Freedom of speech--Mississippi | Freedom of religion--Mississippi | Right to education--Mississippi | Suffrage--Mississippi
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2003-01-24
Original Material:

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.

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