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Voice of the movement; August 17, 1964

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Creator:Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.)
Title:Voice of the movement; August 17, 1964
Date:1964 Aug. 17

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Newsletter entitled "The Voice of the Movement," distributed by the Hattiesburg, Mississippi, branch of the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO), dated August 17, 1964. Volume 1, Issue 12 discusses various incidents occurring within the Fifth Congressional District, including the removal of an African-American woman from a city bus after she refused to move to the back of the bus at the request of the bus driver. Another incident involved the arrest of three COFO workers who were arrested while picketing and charged with interfering with an officer.

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

Subjects:Civil rights movements | Civil rights workers | Discrimination | Harassment | Mississippi | Newsletters--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Segregation in transportation--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Arrest--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Underground nuclear explosions--Mississippi | Picketing--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Discrimination in public accommodations--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Libraries--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African Americans and libraries--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | False arrest--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | United States, Mississippi, Hattiesburg | United States, Mississippi, Lamar County | United States, Mississippi, Forrest 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 21, 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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