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We must be allies-- race has led us both to poverty

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Creator:Maxwell, Bruce
Title:We must be allies-- race has led us both to poverty
Date:1960-1969
Description:

From the Hazelton (Margaret J.) Freedom Summer Collection; Four-page typewritten document entitled "We must be allies...race has led us both to poverty" written by Bruce Maxwell. The document refers to the White Folks Project (WFP), an organized effort to help register poor whites to vote and to educate them on racial and social inequalities in the South. Maxwell describes the significance of the program, the Biloxi WFP, and the need for more programs in Mississippi.

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

Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Poverty--Southern States | Southern States--Race relations | White Folks Project | White Folks Project--Mississippi--Biloxi | Poor whites--Southern States | Social justice--Southern States | Biloxi (Miss.) | Harrison County (Miss.) | Mississippi | 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 | 2004-03-30
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 5, M359 Hazelton (Margaret J.) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

Rights and Usage:

Copyright protected. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

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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 Margaret J. Hazelton Freedom Summer Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/ref/collection/manu/id/2203