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Letter, Matthew Zwerling to Israel and Florence Zwerling and Sara; June 23, 1964

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Creator:Zwerling, Matthew, 1944-
Title:Letter, Matthew Zwerling to Israel and Florence Zwerling and Sara; June 23, 1964
Date:1964 June
Description:

From the Zwerling (Matthew) Freedom Summer Collection. Typewritten letter from Matthew Zwerling to his parents, Israel and Florence Zwerling, and Sara, dated June 23, 1964. Discusses voter registration canvassing activities, other aspects of his work in and around Clarksdale, Mississippi, as well as the lady with whom he and three other volunteers are staying. Zwerling mentions the summer heat in Mississippi, and his concern about tensions between the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) and SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee).

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

Types:Text
Subjects:Zwerling, Matthew, 1944- --Correspondence | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Mississippi Freedom Project | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Coahoma County | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Coahoma County | Voter registration--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Voter registration--Mississippi--Coahoma County | Mississippi | Clarksdale (Miss.) | Coahoma County (Miss.)
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2002-07-23
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 1, M336 Zwerling (Matthew) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Forms part of the Matthew Zwerling Freedom Summer Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/ref/collection/manu/id/5017