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Report from the Free Southern Theater

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Title:Report from the Free Southern Theater
Date:1964
Description:

From the Zwerling (Matthew) Freedom Summer Collection. Typewritten report from the Free Southern Theater, a theatrical group formed by members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) that traveled throughout Mississippi, Memphis, and New Orleans during Freedom Summer 1964. The report discusses the theater's history, focus, programs related to community involvement, and its production of the play, "In White America".

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

Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:Duberman, Martin B. | Moses, Gilbert | Schechner, Richard, 1934- | O'Neal, John, 1940- | Davis, Ossie | Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956 | Baldwin, James, 1924-1987 | Turner, Douglas | Flagg, Ann, 1924-1970 | Dee, Ruby | Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965 | Page, Geraldine | Poitier, Sidney | Stanley, Kim | Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 | Sills, Paul, 1927-2008 | Free Southern Theater | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Jackson | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Hinds County | Theater--Mississippi--Jackson | Theater--Mississippi--Hinds County | Community theater--Mississippi--Jackson | Community theater--Mississippi--Hinds County | Community life--Mississippi | African American theater--Mississippi | African American actors--Mississippi | Theater--Political aspects | Tougaloo College | Tulane Drama Review | Churches | College graduates | Race Relations | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Mississippi Freedom Project | Southern Illinois University (System) | Second City (Theater company) | Jackson (Miss.) | Hinds County (Miss.) | McComb (Miss.) | Pike County (Miss.) | Hattiesburg (Miss.) | Forrest County (Miss.) | Lamar County (Miss.) | Gulfport (Miss.) | Biloxi (Miss.) | Harrison County (Miss.) | Meridian (Miss.) | Lauderdale County (Miss.) | Canton (Miss.) | Madison County (Miss.) | Tougaloo (Miss.) | Vicksburg (Miss.) | Warren County (Miss.) | Mileston (Miss.) | Holmes County (Miss.) | Clarksdale (Miss.) | Coahoma County (Miss.) | Ruleville (Miss.) | Sunflower County (Miss.) | Indianola (Miss.) | Greenwood (Miss.) | Leflore County (Miss.) | Greenville (Miss.) | Washington County (Miss.) | New Orleans (La.) | New York (State) | Mississippi
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 | 2002-07-18
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 4, M336 Zwerling (Matthew) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Copyright protected. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

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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/2256