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Memo from Nelson Blackstock; July 12-13, [1964]

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Creator:Blackstock, Nelson
Title:Memo from Nelson Blackstock; July 12-13, [1964]
Date:1964 July 12-1964 July 13

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. This document from Nelson Blackstock recounts a meeting of a few Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) workers with a local man involved in organizing labor unions. It also gives an account of a racist conversation about integration that Blackstock overheard in a barber shop.

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

Subjects:Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973--Public opinion | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Labor unions | Race relations | Blackstock, Nelson | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi--Gulfport | Labor union members--Mississippi--Gulfport | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Gulfport | Gulfport (Miss.)--Race relations | Barbershops--Mississippi--Gulfport | Barbers--Mississippi--Gulfport | Racism--Mississippi--Gulfport | Discrimination in public accommodations--Mississippi--Gulfport | United States, Mississippi, Harrison County, Gulfport, 30.3674198, -89.0928155 | United States, Mississippi, Harrison County
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 5, M376 Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project 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 the Mississippi Digital Library.

Forms part of the Ed Hamlett White Folks Project Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of USM - Historical Manuscripts.

Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/1092/rec/1