- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Letter from Joseph Ellin to the Editor of the Gazette; July 10, 1964
- Ellin, Joseph
- Date of Original:
- African Americans
White Citizens councils
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
- United States, Mississippi, Forrest County, Hattiesburg, 31.32712, -89.29034
- documents (object genre)
- A three-page typed letter written by Joseph Ellin to "the Editor of the [Kalamazoo] Gazette," July 10, 1964. The document describes the local violence associated with the movement, the conditions in Hattiesburg, and opinions on desegregation. Also included in the letter are reactions to the Civil Rights Bill among locals. The lack of black political power and their ignorance of notable blacks in history are mentioned as well.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
This item is part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.
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- Original Collection:
- M323 Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection
Box 1, Folder 1
- Contributing Institution:
- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries