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Life in Mississippi : Negro motherhood; [1964?]

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Creator:Walker, Rita
Title:Life in Mississippi : Negro motherhood; [1964?]

From the Dahl (Kathleen) Freedom Summer Collection. Two-page personal account by Rita Walker, an African-American civil rights worker from Holly Springs, Mississippi. Walker writes about being mistreated by the white doctor and white nurses near the end of her pregnancy in 1963 and two months after the birth of her son.

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

Subjects:Walker, Rita | African American mothers | Discrimination in medical care | Holly Springs (Miss.) | Racism | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi--Holly Springs | Letter writing--Mississippi--Holly Springs | Childbirth--Mississippi--Holly Springs | Physician and patient--Mississippi--Holly Springs | Nurse and patient--Mississippi--Holly Springs | Hospital care--Mississippi--Holly Springs | Poor--Hospital care--Mississippi--Holly Springs | United States, Mississippi, Marshall County
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 2, Folder 1, 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/1341/rec/1