Home  » Collections A-Z  » Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive  » All Items  » Letter, COFO Hattiesburg staff to Friends; December 28, 1964

Letter, COFO Hattiesburg staff to Friends; December 28, 1964

 Click here to view the item
Creator:Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.)
Title:Letter, COFO Hattiesburg staff to Friends; December 28, 1964
Date:1964 Dec. 28

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Typewritten letter from the Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) staff, dated December 28, 1964. Informs friends of COFO of the plans to send 1,000 people to Washington, D.C. on January 4, 1965, for the Congressional Challenge, as well as plans for new programs and demonstrations. Requests financial support and states that the organization is currently out of money.

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

Subjects:Civil rights demonstrations | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Fund raising | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Civil rights demonstrations--Washington (D.C.) | Political conventions--Mississippi--Jackson | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Natchez | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Laurel | Democratic Party (Miss.) | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871 | United States, Mississippi, Hattiesburg | United States, Mississippi, Forrest County | United States, Mississippi, Lamar County | United States, Mississippi, Adams County, Natchez, 31.5604442, -91.403171 | United States, Mississippi, Adams County | United States, Mississippi, Laurel | United States, Mississippi, Jones County | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 2, Folder 6, M323 Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

Rights and Usage:

Copyright protected. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Related Materials:

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/680/rec/1