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Autobiography of Mrs. Johnnie Mae Walker; May 1965

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Creator:Walker, Johnnie Mae
Title:Autobiography of Mrs. Johnnie Mae Walker; May 1965
Date:1965 May

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; Mrs. Walker's autobiography was originally published in May of 1965 in The Movement, 1: (2)" In it, she describes her early life and employment history in Mississippi. She laments losing her job as a consequence of participating in the Civil Rights movement and rejoices that she has found more secure employment as a field secretary for the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.

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

Subjects:Moses, Robert Parris | Walker, Johnnie Mae | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | African American women civil rights workers--Mississippi | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Mississippi--Race relations | Voter registration--Mississippi | Intimidation | Discrimination in employment--Mississippi
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/4409/rec/1