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Letter, Jill Wakeman (Goodman) to friends; June 25, 1966

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Creator:Goodman, Jill Wakeman
Title:Letter, Jill Wakeman (Goodman) to friends; June 25, 1966
Date:1966 June 25

From the Goodman (Jill Wakeman) Civil Rights Collection.
Transcribed copy of a handwritten letter from Jill Wakeman (Goodman) to friends dated Saturday, June 25 and Monday, June 27, 1966. Discusses the Meredith March against Fear and the rally held in Jackson afterwards, where speakers included civil rights leaders and celebrities such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Stokley Carmichael, Marlon Brando, Sammy Davis, and Burt Lancaster. She also provides details about the racially-charged atmosphere in Mississippi, as well as personal observations about the lives of African Americans in the state during the 1960s.

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

Subjects:Tougaloo College | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Tougaloo | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Hinds County | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Jackson | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Tougaloo | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Jackson | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Hinds County | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Tougaloo | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Jackson | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hinds County | Discrimination--Mississippi | Segregation--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, Tougaloo | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 1, M328 Goodman (Jill Wakeman) Civil Rights Collection, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Forms part of the Jill Wakeman Goodman Civil Rights Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of USM - Historical Manuscripts.

Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/8533/rec/1