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Development of the Mississippi project

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Creator:Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Title:Development of the Mississippi project

From the Zwerling (Matthew) Freedom Summer Collection. Cover and first five pages of a booklet compiled by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) that provides a synopsis of the events of Freedom Summer. Includes details of organizations and programs involved in the project, including: Freedom schools, the Free Southern Theater, the National Council of Churches, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Legal Defense and Education Fund, and a variety of community centers. The list is followed by a 26-page summary of incidents and a 2-page epilogue.

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

Subjects:Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Handbooks, manuals, etc. | African Americans--Mississippi--Politics and government | African Americans--Mississippi--Suffrage | Civil rights--Mississippi | African Americans--Mississippi | Race discrimination--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Mississippi Freedom Project | United States, Mississippi, Philadelphia | United States, Mississippi, Neshoba County, 32.7534966, -89.1175728
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 13, 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/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/2265/rec/1