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Incident summary, Dec. 1st - Dec. 9th

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Creator:Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Title:Incident summary, Dec. 1st - Dec. 9th
Date:1964 Dec. 1-1964 Dec. 9

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Report prepared by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) that lists incidents of harassment, discrimination, and violence against African Americans and civil rights workers, December 1-9, 1964. Most of the incidents involved Mississippi residents who were arrested and harassed by law enforcement officials. One prominent section is dedicated to a discussion of the committee elections for the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (ASCS).

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

Subjects:Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 | Chaney, James Earl, 1943-1964 | Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 | Civil rights | Discrimination | Harassment | Law enforcement | Mississippi | Police misconduct | United States. Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service | Violence | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Arrest--Georgia--Americus | Elections--Mississippi | Election monitoring--Mississippi | Suffrage--Mississippi | Threats of violence --Mississippi | Death threats--Mississippi | False arrest--Mississippi | Offenses against the person--Mississippi | Discrimination in public accommodations--Mississippi | Discrimination in public accommodations--Alabama--Selma | Trials--Alabama--Selma | Arrest--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Murder--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Press conferences--Washington (D.C.) | Sharecroppers--Mississippi | Farmers--Mississippi | African American farmers--Mississippi | Harassment--Mississippi | Police brutality--Mississippi | Police misconduct--Mississippi | Race discrimination--Mississippi | Violence--Mississippi | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | Intimidation--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, Philadelphia | United States, Mississippi, Neshoba County, 32.7534966, -89.1175728 | United States, Georgia, Sumter County, Americus, 32.0723862, -84.2326876 | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871 | United States, Alabama, Dallas County, Selma, 32.4073589, -87.0211007 | United States, Alabama, Dallas County, 32.233214, -87.142289
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.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/958/rec/1