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Rights worker beaten by police in Hattiesburg: officer threatens to kill him; 28 December 1964

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Creator:Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.)
Title:Rights worker beaten by police in Hattiesburg: officer threatens to kill him; 28 December 1964
Date:1964 Dec. 28
Description:

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; News release by the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) reporting the police beating of Joe Schwartz, a COFO worker. Schwartz was stopped by police and beaten after an office accused him of using profanity. The release also briefly mentions other recent acts of violence in the Hattiesburg, Mississippi, area.

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

Types:Text
Subjects:Schwartz, Joseph E. | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Police brutality | Violence | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American women civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Violence--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Intimidation--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Political candidates--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Mississippi | Hattiesburg (Miss.) | Lamar County (Miss.) | Forrest 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 | 2003-02-20
Original Material:

Box 2, 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 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/ref/collection/manu/id/21