Whites organize to oppose Mississippi Summer Project; May 26, 1964

Whites organize to oppose Mississippi Summer Project; May 26, 1964

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Creator:Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Title:Whites organize to oppose Mississippi Summer Project; May 26, 1964
Date:1964 May 26

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; News release by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), dated May 26, 1964, and titled "Whites Organize to Oppose Mississippi Summer Project." Statement warns those participating in the summer project of the increase in white supremacist organizations in Mississippi as well as acts of violence by such groups, like the Ku Klux Klan. Civil rights workers coming to Mississippi should expect more organized opposition than originally anticipated.

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

Subjects:Civil rights movements | Discrimination | Ku Klux Klan (1915-) | Mississippi Freedom Project | Racism | College students--Political activity--Mississippi--Cleveland | Violence--Forecasting | White supremacy movements--Mississippi | White Citizens councils--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Cleveland (Miss.) | Bolivar County (Miss.)
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2003-03-18
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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