Statement by Andrew Goodman's parents; August 5, 1964Open letter from Andrew Goodman's parents

Statement by Andrew Goodman's parents; August 5, 1964

Open letter from Andrew Goodman's parents

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Creator:Goodman, Carolyn
Creator:Goodman, Robert, d. 1969
Title:Statement by Andrew Goodman's parents; August 5, 1964 | Open letter from Andrew Goodman's parents
Date:1964 Aug. 5

From the Zwerling (Matthew) Freedom Summer Collection.
Typewritten statement by Robert and Carolyn Goodman, the parents of Andrew Goodman, dated August 5, 1964. The Goodmans express grief over the deaths of their son and fellow civil rights workers, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner, who were murdered near Philadelphia, Mississippi. The statement informs the public of the struggle for equality in the South and requests support and protection for those civil rights workers who remain there.

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

Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:Chaney, James Earl, 1943-1964--Assassination | Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964--Assassination | Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964--Assassination | Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964--Family | Civil rights--United States | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Crimes against--Mississippi | Hate crimes--Mississippi | Murder--Mississippi | Intimidation--Mississippi | Harassment--Mississippi | Intervention (Federal government)--Mississippi | Violence. | Mississippi
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 5, 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 Matthew Zwerling Freedom Summer Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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