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News from Fayette County, Tennessee Workcamps

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Creator:Hortenstine, Virgie
Title:News from Fayette County, Tennessee Workcamps
Date:1963 Dec. 5

Newsletter from December 5, 1963 reporting on the activities of a work camp in Haywood County, Tennessee, where local African Americans and northern white college students worked to construct a community center. The newsletter details organizations and colleges participating in and sponsoring the Fayette County Workcamps Project. It also reports on two northern men who were put on trial for a sit-in at a drug store in Somerville, Tennessee.

The University of Tennessee Libraries (Knoxville, Tennessee) is the digital publisher.

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Subjects:Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Fayette County | Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Haywood County | Civil rights--Tennessee--Fayette County | Civil rights--Tennessee--Haywood County | African Americans--Tennessee--Fayette County | African Americans--Tennessee--Haywood County | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Fayette County | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Haywood County | Work camps--Tennessee--Fayette County | Work camps--Tennessee--Haywood County | College students--Tennessee--Haywood County | Sit-ins--Tennessee--Somerville | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Somerville | African American civil rights workers--Tennessee--Somerville | Civil rights demonstrations--Tennessee--Somerville | Fayette County (Tenn.) | Haywood County (Tenn.) | Somerville (Tenn.)
Collection:Carl and Anne Braden Papers
Institution:Hoskins Library
Contributors:Hoskins Library | Volunteer Voices (Project)
Online Publisher:Knoxville, Tenn. : University of Tennessee Special Collections Library | 2007-03-20
Original Material:

Box 5, Carl and Anne Braden Papers, MS 425, University of Tennessee Special Collections Library, Knoxville, Tennessee

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