- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Voice of the movement; August 17, 1964
- Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.)
- Date of Original:
- Civil rights movement
Civil rights workers
- United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
- documents (object genre)
- From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Newsletter entitled "The Voice of the Movement," distributed by the Hattiesburg, Mississippi, branch of the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO), dated August 17, 1964. Volume 1, Issue 12 discusses various incidents occurring within the Fifth Congressional District, including the removal of an African-American woman from a city bus after she refused to move to the back of the bus at the request of the bus driver. Another incident involved the arrest of three COFO workers who were arrested while picketing and charged with interfering with an officer.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
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- Original Collection:
- M323 Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection
Box 2, Folder 21
- Contributing Institution:
- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries