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News release, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; December 10, 1964

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Creator:Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Title:News release, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; December 10, 1964
Date:1964 Dec. 10

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; News release by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) dated December 10, 1964. Provides a brief history of the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO), as well as details of a recent meeting. Describes COFO as the largest group of civil rights workers ever united under the umbrella of one organization. The group of programs sponsored by COFO was considered the largest of any civil rights effort in history to date.

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

Subjects:Barnett, Ross R. (Ross Robert), 1898-1987 | Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 | Henry, Aaron, 1922- | Hall, Carsie A. | Moses, Robert Parris | Dennis, Dave | Bevel, James L. (James Luther), 1936-2008 | Forman, James, 1928-2005 | Travis, James, 1942- | Guyot, Lawrence, 1939- | Block, Samuel T. (Samuel Theodore), 1939-2000 | Smith, Frank, Jr. | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Civil rights movements | Civil rights workers | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | History | Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | Meetings--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Southern Regional Council | Voter registration--Mississippi | College students--Political activity--Mississippi | Mississippi Freedom Project | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Commission on Religion and Race | NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund | 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 20, M323 Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

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Forms part of the Joseph and Nancy Ellin Freedom Summer Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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