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Freedom summer recollections

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Creator:Shaw, Terri Charlotte, 1940-
Title:Freedom summer recollections

From the Shaw (Terri) Freedom Summer Collection. Rough draft of an article by Terri Shaw submitted to The Antiochian, the alumni publication of Antioch College. It recounts Shaw's experiences as a Freedom Summer volunteer in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1964. Shaw discusses the training session held for volunteers in Oxford, Ohio, traveling to Mississippi, and her duties in the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) office in Hattiesburg. Also included is information about the social and living conditions for African Americans in the community, civil rights workers in Hattiesburg, and activities of the Freedom Summer Project.

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

Subjects:Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Forrest County | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Forrest County | Discrimination--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Discrimination--Mississippi--Forrest County | Harassment--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Harassment--Mississippi--Forrest County | Police misconduct--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Police misconduct--Mississippi--Forrest County | Violence--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Violence--Mississippi--Forrest County | Voter registration--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Voter registration--Mississippi--Forrest County | United States, Mississippi, Hattiesburg | United States, Mississippi, Forrest County
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Folder 1, M326 Shaw (Terri) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Forms part of the Terri Shaw 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/8717/rec/1