- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Letter, Mary Sue [Short] to friends; February 1, 1965
- Short, Mary Sue
- Date of Original:
- Civil rights workers
Justice and politics
Mississippi Freedom Project
Mississippi Freedom Schools
- United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
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- From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Typewritten letter from Mary Sue (last name unknown) to friends, dated February 1, 1965, in which she explains the intimidation and fear that surrounds African Americans and civil rights workers in Shaw, Mississippi. According to the letter, lawyers in various parts of the state tried to prove cases of discrimination, harassment, and intimidation against African Americans trying to vote. Also mentions the progress of the freedom school and its students, as well as Freedom Day.
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 6
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- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries