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Freedom Summer pocket journal; 1964

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Creator:Hazelton, Margaret Jo, 1942-
Title:Freedom Summer pocket journal; 1964

From the Hazelton (Margaret J.) Freedom Summer Collection; Eighteen-page handwritten journal authored by Margaret Hazelton. The journal provides a day-by-day account of Hazelton's experience as a Freedom Summer volunteer working in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Hazelton describes the city of Clarksdale, meetings she attended, her friends, and the ongoing status of the Clarksdale community center.

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

Subjects:Zeman, Zoya, 1943- | Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 | Moses, Robert Parris | Henry, Aaron, 1922- | Zwerling, Matthew, 1944- | Newman, Doris | Forman, James, 1928-2005 | Hamer, Fannie Lou | Guyot, Lawrence, 1939- | King, Edwin H. | Gray, Victoria, 1926-2006 | Community centers | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Mississippi Freedom Project | Race relations | Clarksdale (Miss.)--Race relations | Diaries--Authorship | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Women civil rights workers--Mississippi | Bus travel--Tennessee--Memphis | Bus travel--Mississippi | Community centers--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Fear--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Voter registration--Mississippi--Clarksdale | African American churches--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Race relations--Religious aspects--Christianity | Clergy--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Police--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Harassment--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Violence--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Arrest--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Trials--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Picnics--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Recreation--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Frustration--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Political participation--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Literacy--Instruction and study | Physicians--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Sexually transmitted diseases--Mississippi | Political conventions--Mississippi--Jackson | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Jackson | United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964 | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | United States, Mississippi, Clarksdale | United States, Mississippi, Coahoma County | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103 | United States, Tennessee, Shelby County, Memphis, 35.1495343, -90.0489801
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 10, 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/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/2245/rec/1