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Statement by John Lewis, chairman, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee at staff meeting; February 1965

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Creator:Lewis, John, 1940 Feb. 21-
Title:Statement by John Lewis, chairman, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee at staff meeting; February 1965
Date:1965 Feb.
Description:

From the Dahl (Kathleen) Freedom Summer Collection. Three-page statement written by John Lewis, chair of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) from 1963-1966. Lewis's statement compares the struggle for equal rights for African Americans in the United States to the situation for black Africans and describes specific problems in the South that concern SNCC.

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

Types:Text
Subjects:Lewis, John, 1940 Feb. 21- | Discrimination | Race relations | Civil rights | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Imperialism | Africa--Social conditions | Race relations | Africa--Race relations | Race discrimination--United States | United States--Race relations | Congo (Democratic Republic)--Foreign relations | South Africa--Foreign relations | Liberty | Suffrage | African Americans--Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Suffrage--United States | African Americans--Suffrage--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--United States | Contested elections--Mississippi | Voter registration--Alabama | Democratic National Convention (1964 : Atlantic City, N.J.) | Leadership--United States | Congo (Democratic Republic) | South Africa | Southern States | Mississippi | Alabama | Lowndes County (Ala.) | Atlantic City (N.J.) | Atlantic County (N.J.)
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2004-06-23
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 24, 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/ref/collection/manu/id/1193