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|Creator:||Robinson, Betty Garman|
|Title:||Memo, Betty Garman to friends of SNCC, campus contacts and others; October 27, 1964|
|Date:||1964 Oct. 27|
From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Memo from Betty Garman (Robinson), Northern Coordinator for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), to friends of SNCC, campus contacts and others, dated October 27, 1964. Reports that eighteen civil rights workers are in jail in McComb, Mississippi, and that many others were arrested. Those in jail have remained there in protest to show the lack of involvement on the part of the federal government in the civil rights movement in Mississippi. This memo was sent in an effort to solicit support for a public opinion campaign, including letter writing and telephone chains, for increased participation of the federal government in ensuring the safety of civil rights workers.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
|Subjects:||Robinson, Betty Garman--Correspondence | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--McComb | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--McComb | Discrimination | Arrest--Mississippi--McComb | Mississippi Freedom Project | Police misconduct | Political participation | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Voter registration | McComb (Miss.) | Pike County (Miss.)|
|Collection:||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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