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Letter, Matthew Zwerling to Israel and Florence Zwerling and Sara; June 26, 1964

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Creator:Zwerling, Matthew, 1944-
Title:Letter, Matthew Zwerling to Israel and Florence Zwerling and Sara; June 26, 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 26, 1964. Discusses the positive community response in and around Clarksdale, Mississippi, to voter registration drives, and expresses optimism with regard to the lack of violence and police harassment experienced thus far. Zwerling also writes about his concern for Andrew Goodman. (Goodman was a civil rights worker and friend of Zwerling's from New York who was missing and later found murdered in Philadelphia, Mississippi, along with James Chaney and Michael Schwerner.)

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 | Mississippi Freedom Project | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Coahoma County | Harassment--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Harassment--Mississippi--Coahoma County | 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/5041