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Letter, J. D. Smith to friends; [1964]

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Creator:Smith, J. D.
Title:Letter, J. D. Smith to friends; [1964]

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; The letter from J. D. Smith to friends in the North describes the conditions he has encountered in Amite County, Mississippi, and outlines some of the civil rights programs that are being implemented there.

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

Types:Newsletters | Text
Subjects:Smith, J. D. | Allen, Louis, d. 1964 | Ganz, Marshall, 1943- | Shelton, Robert M. | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Amite County | Mississippi Freedom Schools | Amite County (Miss.)--Race relations | Voter registration--Mississippi--Amite County | Ku Klux Klan (1915-) | White supremacy movements--Mississippi--Amite County | White Citizens councils--Mississippi--Amite County | African Americans--Mississippi--Amite County--Economic conditions | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi--Amite County | African Americans--Politics and government--Mississippi--Amite County | Civics--Study and teaching--Mississippi--Amite County | Intimidation--Mississippi--Amite County | Terrorism--Mississippi--Amite County | United Klans of America | Police brutality--Mississippi--Amite County | Smith, J. D.--Correspondence | Allen, Louis, d. 1964--Assassination | United States, Mississippi, Amite 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 14, 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.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/4384/rec/1