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Notes on visit to Jackson, Mississippi; 1964

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Creator:Irving, Jules
Title:Notes on visit to Jackson, Mississippi; 1964

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This document records Jules Irving's experiences while visiting Jackson, Mississippi, to help set up the Free Southern Theatre. Irving's notes record the reactions of community members to his presence in the state and his affiliation with the civil rights movement. He also gives his impressions of civil rights workers John O'Neil and Gilbert Moses, with whom he was planning the theatre project. While in Jackson, Irving spent time at Tougaloo College and describes it facilities and atmosphere.

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

Subjects:Irving, Jules | O'Neil, John | Moses, Gilbert | Civil rights workers | Free Southern Theater | Segregation | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Tougaloo College | Race relations | Jackson (Miss.)--Race relations | Police--Mississippi--Jackson | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Theater--Mississippi--Jackson | Artists and theater--Mississippi--Jackson | College teachers--Mississippi--Jackson | Theatrical producers and directors--Mississippi--Jackson | Casting (Performing arts)--Mississippi--Jackson | Colorblind casting (Performing arts)--Mississippi--Jackson | Harassment--Mississippi--Jackson | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103
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.

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