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Mississippi Student Union brochure; [n.d.]

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Creator:Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.)
Title:Mississippi Student Union brochure; [n.d.]

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This brochure outlines the goals and activities of the Mississippi Student Union (MSU) in the early 1960s. It describes the organization's structure and its coordination with the Council of Federated Organizations' (COFO) voter registration drives and the Mississippi Freedom Project. The brochure notes what subjects will be taught at the Mississippi Freedom Schools. It also mentions that student volunteers will be eligible for scholarships to attend Tougaloo College and to attend college outside of Mississippi.

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

Types:Image; Text
Subjects:Civil rights movements | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Mississippi Freedom Project | Mississippi Freedom Schools | Student activities | Voter registration | Mississippi Student Union | Volunteers--Recruiting | Scholarships | Tougaloo College--Funds and scholarships | High school students--Mississippi | African American high school students--Mississippi | Students--Political activity--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, Hattiesburg | United States, Mississippi, Lamar County | United States, Mississippi, Forrest County | 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 4, Folder 1, 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/4764/rec/1