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Southern Student Organizing Committee; May 1965

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Creator:Southern Student Organizing Committee
Title:Southern Student Organizing Committee; May 1965
Date:1965 May

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This issue of the Southern Student Organizing Committee Newsletter (Volume II, no. 4: May 1965) contains articles on civil rights movement projects, fundraising, and arrests as well as a student opinion piece on the Vietnam war. A large part of the newsletter was devoted to presenting details and contact information for summer projects of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and other organizations involved with the civil rights movement.

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

Subjects:Civil rights movements | Civil rights workers | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | Student activities | Southern Student Organizing Committee (Nashville, Tenn.) | College students--Political activity--United States | College students--Political activity--Virginia | College students--Political activity--Washington (D.C.) | Political participation--United States | Volunteers--Recruiting--United States | Voter registration--Mississippi | Voter registration--Southern States | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi | Community centers--North Carolina--Laurinburg | Mills and mill-work--North Carolina | Poor whites--North Carolina | Congresses and conventions--Florida--Gainesville | Congresses and conventions--Florida--Miami | Arrest--Alabama--Opelika | Contested elections--Mississippi | Fund raising | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Public opinion | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Congress of Racial Equality | Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528 | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434 | United States, North Carolina, Laurinburg | United States, North Carolina, Scotland County | United States, Florida, Gainesville, 29.651634, -82.324826 | United States, Florida, Miami-Dade County, Miami, 25.7742658, -80.1936589 | United States, Alabama, Lee County, Opelika, 32.6454116, -85.3782795 | United States, Alabama, Lee County, 32.6011365, -85.3555627 | United States, Florida, Dade County, 25.551603, -80.632692 | United States, Florida, Alachua County, 29.6747551, -82.3577015 | United States, Virginia, Amelia County, 37.336026, -77.9761379 | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 4, Folder 20, 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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