Freedom summer digital collection
Selected materials from more than 100 manuscript collections documenting the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project of 1964.
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Mississippi Freedom Project
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Congress of Racial Equality
African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi
Civil rights workers--Mississippi
African American civil rights workers--Mississippi
College students--Political activity--Mississippi
Selected materials from more than 100 manuscript collections documenting the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project of 1964. Materials include official records of organizations such as the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and Congress of Racial Equality (CORE); the personal papers of movement leaders and activists; and letters and diaries of northern college students who went South to volunteer for the summer. Other materials include newsletters produced in freedom schools, racist propaganda, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, brochures, magazine articles, telephone call logs, candid snapshots, internal memos, and press releases.
Wisconsin Historical Society