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Look: Vol. 27, no. 10; 1963

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Title:Look: Vol. 27, no. 10; 1963

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This document consists of three previously published news stories about Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) field secretary and Mississippi native Samuel Block. The articles discuss Block's voter registration activities and the threats and beatings he received from some white Mississippians for his involvement in the Civil Rights movement. The first article,"Volunteers have received death threats," was originally published in Look, 27: (10) on May 21, 1963. The second article,"Burnings, jailing, shooting reported in Greenwood, Miss.);" was originally published on May 16, 1963, in Jet, 24: (4)" The third article, titled "Combat Story," is from the March 19, 1963 edition of the New York Post.

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

Types:Image; Text
Subjects:Block, Samuel T. (Samuel Theodore), 1939-2000 | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Race relations--Mississippi | Segregation--Mississippi | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Voter registration--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528
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/4297/rec/1