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Memo from SNCC[?]; June 22, 1964

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Creator:Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Title:Memo from SNCC[?]; June 22, 1964
Date:1964 June 22

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Memo, presumably written by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), dated June 22, 1964, regarding the disappearance of three civil rights workers in Mississippi. James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner traveled from Meridian to Philadelphia, in Neshoba County, Mississippi, to investigate the bombing of Mt. Zion Church when they disappeared. This memo describes the circumstances surrounding their disappearance and the actions of local law enforcement officials regarding the situation.

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

Subjects:Chaney, James Earl, 1943-1964 | Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 | Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 | Doar, John, 1921- | Katzenbach, Nicholas deB. (Nicholas deBelleville), 1922-2012 | Javits, Jacob K. (Jacob Koppel), 1904-1986 | Civil rights workers | Missing persons | Mississippi Freedom Project | Philadelphia (Miss.) | Memorandums | Police--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Missing persons--Investigation--Mississippi | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Congress of Racial Equality | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | United States. Department of Justice | United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation | United States, Mississippi, Lauderdale County, Meridian, 32.3643098, -88.703656 | United States, Mississippi, Neshoba County, 32.7534966, -89.1175728 | 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 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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