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CORE-lator, no. 107; August 1964

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Creator:Congress of Racial Equality
Title:CORE-lator, no. 107; August 1964
Date:1964 Aug.

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; July-August issue of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) bi-monthly newsletter, the Core-Lator. Issue number 107 features an article about the murders of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner, three civil rights workers whose bodies were found near Philadelphia, Mississippi, in June 1964. A related story discusses the continuing work at the Meridian, Mississippi, CORE community center, directed by Rita Schwerner, the widow of Michael Schwerner. Also includes a report about the beating of a CORE worker in the Hinds County, Mississippi, jail, as well as the story of a barbershop sit-in by a 13 year-old CORE convention delegate.

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

Types:Image; Text
Subjects:Farmer, James, 1920- | Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 | Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 | Chaney, James Earl, 1943-1964 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981 | Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 | Young, Whitney M. | Lewis, John, 1940 Feb. 21- | Bender, Rita L. | Klunder, Bruce W., 1937-1964 | Civil rights demonstrations | Civil rights workers | Congress of Racial Equality | Political participation | Violence | Newsletters--New York (State)--New York | Murder--Mississippi | Race riots--United States | Civil rights demonstrations--United States | Race riots--New York (State)--New York | Voter registration--Florida--Quincy | Arson--Louisiana--Hammond | Voter registration--Louisiana--Hammond | Threats of violence--Louisiana | Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Louisiana | Segregation--Louisiana--New Orleans | Civil rights workers--United States | African American civil rights workers--United States | Police brutality--Mississiippi--Jackson | Violence--Mississippi--Jackson | Migrant labor--New York (State)--Riverhead | Civil rights demonstrations--New York (State)--Riverhead | Civil rights demonstrations--Illinois--Chicago | Discrimination in housing--Illinois--Chicago | Community centers--Mississippi--Meridian | Discrimination in employment--Florida--Gainesville | Civil rights demonstrations--Florida--Tallahassee | Clergy--Political activity--Florida--Tallahassee | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Fund raising--United States | Volunteers--Recruiting | Civil rights demonstrations--Missouri--Kansas City | Civil rights demonstrations--California--San Francisco | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | Negro American Labor Council | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Republican National Convention (1964 : San Francisco, Calif.) | Democratic National Convention (1964 : Atlantic City, N.J.) | Race relations | New York (State)--Race relations | Florida--Race relations | Louisiana--Race relations | Mississippi--Race relations | Illinois--Race relations | Missouri--Race relations | California--Race relations | United States, New York, New York County, New York, Harlem, 40.8078786, -73.9454154 | United States, New York, Kings County, New York, Bedford-Stuyvesant, 40.6834364, -73.9412488 | United States, Florida, Quincy, 30.587139, -84.583245 | United States, Florida, Gadsden County | United States, Louisiana, Hammond | United States, Louisiana, Tangipahoa Parish | United States, Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans, 29.9546482, -90.075072 | United States, Louisiana, Orleans Parish, 30.0686437, -89.9281281 | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103 | United States, New York, Riverhead | United States, New York, Suffolk County | United States, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, 41.850033, -87.6500523 | United States, Mississippi, Lauderdale County, Meridian, 32.3643098, -88.703656 | United States, Mississippi, Lauderdale County | United States, Florida, Gainesville, 29.651634, -82.324826 | United States, Florida, Alachua County, 29.6747551, -82.3577015 | United States, Florida, Leon County, Tallahassee, 30.4382559, -84.2807329 | United States, Missouri, Kansas City, 39.099727, -94.578567 | United States, Missouri, Jackson County, 39.0085021, -94.3460913 | United States, Missouri, Clay County | United States, Missouri, Cass County | United States, Missouri, Platte County | United States, California, San Francisco, 37.77493, -122.419416
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
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Box 2, Folder 12, M323 Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

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Forms part of the Joseph and Nancy Ellin Freedom Summer Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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