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Letter, Nancy and Gene Turitz to Friends; July 4, [1965?]

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Creator:Turitz, Gene
Creator:Turitz, Nancy
Title:Letter, Nancy and Gene Turitz to Friends; July 4, [1965?]
Date:1965 July

From the Dahl (Kathleen) Freedom Summer Collection. A typed letter addressed to Friends that describes their work in and around Batesville, Mississippi, on voter registration and organizing the Freedom Labor Union there. Also contains a description of their arrest and twelve-day imprisonment in Jackson, Mississippi, and their opposition to the nomination by President Lyndon Johnson of former Mississippi Governor J.P. Coleman to the open seat on the Fifth Circuit of Appeals.

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

Subjects:Turitz, Nancy. | Turitz, Gene. | Walker, Johnnie Mae | Liuzzo, Viola, 1925-1965 | Reeb, James J., 1927-1965 | Hamer, Fannie Lou | Coleman, J. P. (James Plemon), 1914- | Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 | Batesville (Miss.) | Bombings | Civil rights demonstrations | Civil rights workers | Imprisonment | Jackson (Miss.) | Letter writing--Mississippi--Batesville | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Mississippi Freedom Labor Union | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Cooperation--Mississippi | Labor unions--Mississippi | Strikes and lockouts--Mississippi | Segregation in education--Mississippi | School integration--Mississippi | Police brutality--Mississippi--Jackson | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Jackson | Contested elections--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi--Batesville | Industrial revolution--Mississippi | Literacy programs--Mississippi--Batesville | Reproductive rights--Mississippi--Batesville | Judges--Selection and appointment--Southern States | United States, Mississippi, Panola County | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, 32.2667046, -90.4428195
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/1259/rec/1