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Southern portrait: city with a future, Greenwood, Mississippi; July 1964

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Creator:Miller, Mike (Michael J.)
Title:Southern portrait: city with a future, Greenwood, Mississippi; July 1964
Date:1964 July

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This essay by Mike Miller details the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee's (SNCC) voter registration project in Greenwood, Mississippi. The document discusses negative responses to the project and mentions intimidation techniques used by some Greenwood citizens to deter African Americans from registering to vote. The essay asks readers to contribute materials to help further the voter registration project in Greenwood.

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

Subjects:Block, Samuel T. (Samuel Theodore), 1939-2000 | Gregory, Dick | Civil rights workers | Race relations | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Voter registration | Greenwood (Miss.)--Race relations | Voter registration--Mississippi--Greenwood | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Greenwood | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Greenwood | African Americans--Violence against--Mississippi--Greenwood | Intimidation--Mississippi--Greenwood | Arrest--Mississippi--Greenwood | Violence--Mississippi--Greenwood | Offenses against the person--Mississippi--Greenwood | White Citizens councils--Mississippi | Arson--Mississippi--Greenwood | Poverty--Mississippi | Poor African Americans--Mississippi | Farmers--Mississippi | African American farmers--Mississippi | Sharecroppers--Mississippi | Fund raising--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, Greenwood | United States, Mississippi, Leflore County
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 3, Folder 13, M336 Zwerling (Matthew) 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 Michael J. Miller Civil Rights Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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