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CORE community center flyer; [n.d.]

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Creator:Congress of Racial Equality
Title:CORE community center flyer; [n.d.]

Flyer from the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Flyer distributed by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in an effort to raise funds for community centers, which were central to the success of the CORE programs. Community centers were used for educational programs, socialization, and recreational activities for economically and culturally deprived citizens of all races. Includes a section to be detached and returned with contributions.

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

Types:Image; Text
Subjects:Bender, Rita L. | Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 | Civil rights movements | Community centers | Congress of Racial Equality | Fund raising | Mississippi Freedom Project | Volunteers--Recruiting | Membership campaigns--United States | Mississippi--Race relations | Slums--Mississippi--Meridian | Community centers--Mississippi--Canton | Community centers--Mississippi--Meridian | Sewing | Remedial teaching--Mississippi | Literacy programs--Mississippi | Volunteer libraries--Mississippi | Recreation--Mississippi | Table tennis--Mississippi | Reading--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Volunteer workers in education--Mississippi | African Americans--Segregation--Mississippi | African Americans--Social conditions--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi | International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union | African Americans--Mississippi | African American children--Mississippi | African American women--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, Canton | United States, Mississippi, Madison County | United States, Mississippi, Lauderdale County, Meridian, 32.3643098, -88.703656 | United States, Mississippi, Lauderdale County
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 2, Folder 11, 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/695/rec/1