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Letter, Ogden R. Reid to Dr. Israel Zwerling; August 5, 1964

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Creator:Reid, Ogden R. (Ogden Rogers), 1925-
Title:Letter, Ogden R. Reid to Dr. Israel Zwerling; August 5, 1964
Date:1964 Aug. 5

From the Zwerling (Matthew) Freedom Summer Collection. Typewritten letter on Congressional letterhead from Congressman Ogden R. Reid to Dr. Israel Zwerling, dated August 5, 1964. Reid assures Zwerling of his concern about and efforts to bring justice to a recent tragic incident (presumably the murder of civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner in Mississippi).

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

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Zwerling, Matthew, 1944- --Family | Reid, Ogden R. (Ogden Rogers), 1925- --Correspondence | Zwerling, Israel, 1917- --Correspondence | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | Discrimination--Mississippi | Disappeared persons--Mississippi | African Americans--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Crimes against--Mississippi | Hate crimes--Mississippi | Murder--Mississippi | Intimidation--Mississippi | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Clarksdale | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Coahoma County | Harassment--Mississippi | Political activists | Civic leaders--United States | United States--Officials and employees | Social justice--United States | Fathers | Father and child | Educators | Parents | Mississippi Freedom Project | United States, New York, 42.739768, -75.813812 | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528 | 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 1, Folder 2, 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/singleitem/collection/manu/id/234/rec/1