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News release, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; May 26, 1964

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Title:News release, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; May 26, 1964
Date:1964 May 26
Description:

From the Dahl (Kathleen) Freedom Summer Collection. News release (press release) from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee headquarters in Atlanta. The news release identifies the Association of Tenth Amendment Conservatives (ATAC), based in Cleveland, Mississippi as a new organization. ATAC members, mostly white Mississippi college students, were to respond to and "peacably discuss" segregation with the civil rights workers who came to Mississippi during Freedom Summer 1964. Also mentioned in the news release are the White Citizens councils, the Association for the Preservation of the White Race (APWR), and the Ku Klux Klan. ATAC is reported in this news release as one of several organizations involved in statewide opposition to civil rights workers and the summer project.

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

Types:Text | Press releases
Subjects:Association for the Preservation of the White Race | Association of Tenth Amendment Conservatives | Hate groups | Ku Klux Klan (1915-) | Mississippi Freedom Project | Racism | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | White Citizens councils | Southern States
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 | 2004-06-29
Original Material:

Box 3, Folder 14, 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/197