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Background report on Natchez; 1965

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Title:Background report on Natchez; 1965

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This report gives many accounts of bombings, shootings, and assaults perpetrated by the Ku Klux Klan in Natchez between the years of 1963 and 1965. It also mentions a court injunction placed on three civil rights workers from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) that was meant to prohibit their further participation in civil rights demonstrations or their encouragement of the political actions of others.

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

Subjects:Bombings--Mississippi--Natchez | Civil rights workers--Crimes against--Mississippi--Natchez | Police brutality--Mississippi--Natchez | Terrorism--Mississippi--Natchez | Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Mississippi--Natchez | Intimidation--Mississippi--Natchez | Injunctions--Mississippi--Natchez | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)--Trials, litigation, etc. | United States, Mississippi, Adams County, Natchez, 31.5604442, -91.403171 | United States, Mississippi, Adams 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/4501/rec/1