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Letter, Gene and Nancy Turitz to Friends; June 13, 1965

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Creator:Turitz, Gene
Creator:Turitz, Nancy
Title:Letter, Gene and Nancy Turitz to Friends; June 13, 1965
Date:1965 June 13

From the Dahl (Kathleen) Freedom Summer Collection. A typed letter addressed to Friends that describes time spent in Mississippi: special session of the state legislature called by Governor Paul B. Johnson to address new federal voting requirements; a near-arrest in Wiggins following a minor traffic accident and harassment by the police and the public.

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

Subjects:Turitz, Gene | Turitz, Nancy | Civil rights workers | Civil rights demonstrations | Wiggins (Miss.) | Police | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Mississippi. Legislature | Voter registration | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Jackson | Suffrage--Mississippi | Contested elections--Mississippi | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | Police--Mississippi--Wiggins | Police--Mississippi--Belzoni | Police misconduct--Mississippi | Harassment--Mississippi | Intimidation--Mississippi | Fear--Mississippi | Poverty--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103 | United States, Mississippi, Belzoni | United States, Mississippi, Humphreys County | United States, Mississippi, Wiggins | United States, Mississippi, Stone 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 10, M357 Dahl (Kathleen) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

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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.

Forms part of the Kathleen Dahl Freedom Summer Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/1232/rec/1