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House of liberty; [n.d.]

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Creator:Brown, Joyce
Title:House of liberty; [n.d.]

From the Hazelton (Margaret J.) Freedom Summer Collection; Typed poem entitled "The House of Liberty" written by Joyce Brown. Presumably, Brown was a Freedom School teacher in McComb, Mississippi, during Freedom Summer 1964. She describes the turbulent political atmosphere of the time, fears of both whites and African Americans, and her belief in working for equal rights.

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

Subjects:Political poetry | Mississippi Freedom Schools | Mississippi Freedom Project | Women civil rights workers--Mississippi--McComb | Women teachers--Mississippi--McComb | United States--Race relations | Intimidation | African Americans--Civil rights | United States, Mississippi, McComb | United States, Mississippi, Coahoma County
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 5, M359 Hazelton (Margaret J.) 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 Margaret J. Hazelton Freedom Summer Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/manu/id/225/rec/1