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FBI teletype, New Orleans to Director; July 11, 1964

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Creator:United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Title:FBI teletype, New Orleans to Director; July 11, 1964
Date:1964 July 11
Description:

From the Spears (Lawrence D.) Civil Rights Collection. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) teletype from the New Orleans office to the Director dated July 11, 1964. Describes the attack of Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld, Lawrence Spears, and David Owen, that occurred in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on July 10, 1964. The three civil rights workers were attacked by two men from Collins, Mississippi, and beaten with iron pipes as they were returning from voter registration canvassing during Freedom Summer. One page has been left out, and portions of the document are blacked out.

Types:Telegrams
Subjects:Lelyveld, Arthur J., 1913- | Owen, David G. | Spears, Lawrence D. | Civil rights workers--Violence against--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights workers--Violence against--Mississippi--Forrest County | Criminal investigation--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Criminal investigation--Mississippi--Forrest County | Hate crime investigation--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Hate crime investigation--Mississippi--Forrest County | Hate crimes--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Hate crimes--Mississippi--Forrest County | United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation | Voter registration--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Voter registration--Mississippi--Forrest County | Hattiesburg (Miss.) | Forrest County (Miss.)
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 | 2002-11-19
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 2, AM99-74 Spears (Lawrence D.) Civil Rights Collection, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Lawrence D. Spears Civil Rights Collection in 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.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/ref/collection/manu/id/1369