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Letter, Jill Wakeman (Goodman) to friends, July 8, 1966

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Creator:Goodman, Jill Wakeman
Title:Letter, Jill Wakeman (Goodman) to friends, July 8, 1966
Date:1966 July 8

From the Goodman (Jill Wakeman) Civil Rights Collection.
Transcribed copy of a typewritten letter from Jill Wakeman (Goodman) to friends, dated July 8, 1966, in which she discusses her friendship with Mrs. Simms, her hostess in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She also includes details about her experiences working with the movement, Vernon Dahmer, the Ku Klux Klan, and violence towards African Americans. Includes her personal observations about poverty, welfare, and living conditions for African Americans in Mississippi.

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

Subjects:Goodman, Jill Wakeman--Correspondence | Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Forrest County | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Forrest County | Discrimination--Mississippi | Public welfare--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, Hattiesburg | 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 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/8796/rec/1