Letter, Mississippi Freedom Project to volunteers and friends; [October 24, 1964?]

Letter, Mississippi Freedom Project to volunteers and friends; [October 24, 1964?]

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Creator:Mississippi Freedom Project
Title:Letter, Mississippi Freedom Project to volunteers and friends; [October 24, 1964?]
Date:1964 Oct. 24

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Letter from the staff of the Mississippi Freedom Project to volunteers and friends, written on about October 24, 1964. Discusses the increasing incidents of police misconduct and violence aimed at African Americans in McComb, Mississippi. Asks readers for immediate help in securing greater federal support and protection to ensure the safety of African Americans.

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

Subjects:Marshall, Burke, 1922- | Bombings | Civil rights movements | McComb (Miss.) | Mississippi Freedom Project | Police misconduct | Political participation | Letter writing--Mississippi--Jackson | Authority | Law enforcement--United States | Law enforcement--Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi | Federal government--United States | United States--Politics and government--20th century | Mississippi--Politics and government--20th century | Race relations | Mississippi--Race relations | Race discrimination--Mississippi | Justice | Fairness | Justice, Administration of--United States | Justice, Administration of--Mississippi | Threats of violence--Mississippi | Police--Mississippi | False arrest--Mississippi | Intimidation--Mississippi | Fear--Mississippi | United States. Dept. of Justice | Legislators--United States | Pike County (Miss.) | Jackson (Miss.) | Hinds County (Miss.)
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2003-03-17
Original Material:

Box 2, Folder 20, 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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