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Letter from Mississippi; July 4 [1965]

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Creator:Turitz, Gene
Creator:Turitz, Nancy
Title:Letter from Mississippi; July 4 [1965]
Date:2004 Dec. 14

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This letter from Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) summer volunteers, Nancy and Gene Turitz, to friends details the social and political climate of Batesville, Mississippi, in 1965 and outlines some of the programs that SNCC volunteers hope to implement. The contents also include a first-hand account of a mass arrest and police brutality in Jackson, Mississippi.

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

Subjects:Turitz, Nancy | Turitz, Gene | Bombings--Mississippi--Batesville | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Batesville | Police brutality--Mississippi--Batesville | Police misconduct--Mississippi--Batesville | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | United States, Mississippi, Batesville | United States, Mississippi, Panola 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/4429/rec/1