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Letter, Nancy and Gene Turitz to Friends; July 29, 1965

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Creator:Turitz, Gene
Creator:Turitz, Nancy
Title:Letter, Nancy and Gene Turitz to Friends; July 29, 1965
Date:1965 July 29

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. They also mention developments in registration across the state. The letter includes discussion of school and public facility integration, unionization of African American workers, and cooperative marketing of agricultural goods.

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

Subjects:Turitz, Nancy | Turitz, Gene | Batesville (Miss.) | Literacy tests (Election law) | Mississippi Freedom Schools | Voter registration | Letter writing--Mississippi--Batesville | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Batesville | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi | Segregation in education--Mississippi | Discrimination in education--Mississippi | School integration--Mississippi | Volunteers--Supply and demand--Mississippi | Fear--Mississippi--Batesville | Discrimination in public accommodations--Mississippi | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi | Cooperation--Mississippi | Farmers--Mississippi | African American farmers--Mississippi | Sharecroppers--Mississippi | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Public opinion | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Contested elections--Mississippi | Press--Mississippi | Reporters and reporting--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, Sardis | United States, Mississippi, Crenshaw | United States, Mississippi, Panola County | United States, Mississippi, Quitman County, 34.2514096, -90.2891245
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/1210/rec/1