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|Title:||and Joshua commanded the people to shout-- and the people shouted with a great shout and the walls fell down flat-- and they took the city; |
From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; The booklet is supplementary reading material for one of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee's (SNCC) adult literacy projects. The text combines many excerpts from the Old Testament (Joshua 6: 10-20, Matthew 5: 13-16, Genesis 32: 24-30, Matthew 7: 7-12, Genesis 25: 29-34, Luke 10: 30-37 and 22: 41-44) with interpretive text that compares the Bible stories to civil rights struggles. The text praises civil rights workers and mentions James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, Mickey Schwerner, Herbert Lee, Medgar Evers, Fannie Lou Hamer, Victoria Gray and Annie Devine by name. The booklet is accompanied by instructions and an analysis of adult education techniques.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
|Subjects:||Chaney, James Earl, 1943-1964 | Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 | Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 | Lee, Herbert, 1919-1961 | Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 | Hamer, Fannie Lou | Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 | Devine, Annie, 1912-2000 | Adult education--Mississippi | Bible. O.T. | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Religion and social problems | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | African Americans--Education--Mississippi | Teaching--Aids and devices | Functional literacy--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|
Box 4, Folder 17, 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/4576/rec/1|