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Creator:Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.)
Title:COFO cartoon
Date:1964
Description:

Cartoon from the Zeman (Zoya) Freedom Summer Collection. Cartoon produced by the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) that shows the coffins of three civil rights workers - Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James Chaney - who were killed in Philadelphia, Mississippi, in 1964. Two older white men are standing by the coffins while one says, "Ain't it awful what's going on up the'ah in New Yawk!" In the top right-hand corner of the document there is a smaller image of three pairs of hands, those of the murdered civil rights workers, breaking chains. The words "now with your hand, pull the lever down" are printed above the hands.

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

Types:Newsletters | Text
Subjects:Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 | Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 | Chaney, James Earl, 1943-1964 | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Race relations--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Race relations--Mississippi--Neshoba County | Violence--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Violence--Mississippi--Neshoba County | Civil rights workers--Violence against--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Civil rights workers--Violence against--Mississippi--Neshoba County | Philadelphia (Miss.) | Neshoba County (Miss.)
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 | 2002-04
Original Material:

Box 1, 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/46