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Statement by Lawrence D. Spears to the FBI; July 16, 1964

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Creator:United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Title:Statement by Lawrence D. Spears to the FBI; July 16, 1964
Date:1964 July 16
Description:

From the Spears (Lawrence D.) Civil Rights Collection. Transcript of Lawrence Spears' statement to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) regarding the attack against him, David Owens, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld on July 10, 1964, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. 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.

Types:Affidavits
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 | 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:Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services. | University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2002-11-20
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/1355