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Letter, Jesse Morris (COFO) to workers and friends of the Mississippi Freedom Project; September 14, 1964

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Creator:Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.)
Creator:Morris, Jesse
Title:Letter, Jesse Morris (COFO) to workers and friends of the Mississippi Freedom Project; September 14, 1964
Date:1964-1965
Description:

From the Zeman (Zoya) Freedom Summer Collection. Letter written by Jesse Morris for the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO), and sent to the workers and friends of the Mississippi Freedom Project of 1964. The letter is written on the back of a flyer that reads "Now with your hand, pull the lever down." It shows the hands of the three civil rights workers (James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner) who were murdered in Philadelphia, Mississippi, breaking the chains.

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

Types:Newsletters | Text
Subjects:Morris, Jesse | Chaney, James Earl, 1943-1964 | Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 | Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Mississippi Freedom Project | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Murder--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Advertising fliers--Mississippi | 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 | 2001-07-02
Original Material:

Box1, Folder 8, M320 Zeman (Zoya) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

Rights and Usage:

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.

Related Materials:

Forms part of the Zoya Zeman 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/3046