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Tip of his finger; 19 July 1964

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Creator:Porter, James N.
Title:Tip of his finger; 19 July 1964
Date:1964 July 19

From the Hazelton (Margaret J.) Freedom Summer Collection; Three-page typewritten sermon authored by Rev. James N. Porter, pastor of Woodmere Methodist Church in Detroit, Michigan. Rev. Porter's sermon relates the experiences of the African American southerner to poverty-stricken Lazarus in the bible. He juxtaposes the analogy with quotes taken from letters written by Margaret Hazelton, a Freedom Summer volunteer and fellow church member.

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

Types:Sermons | Typescripts
Subjects:Hazelton, Margaret Jo, 1942- | Poverty | Mississippi Freedom Project | Discrimination--Southern States | Women civil rights workers--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Poor blacks--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Southern States--Race relations | Clarksdale (Miss.)--Race relations | Poverty--Religious aspects--Christianity | Rich man and Lazarus (Parable) | United States, Michigan, Wayne County, Detroit, 42.331427, -83.0457538 | United States, Mississippi, Clarksdale | United States, Mississippi, Coahoma County | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 15, 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/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/2202/rec/1