- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Letter, Jill Wakeman (Goodman) to friends; July 8, 1966
- Goodman, Jill Wakeman
- Date of Original:
- Civil rights movement
Civil rights workers
- United States, Mississippi, Forrest County, Hattiesburg, 31.32712, -89.29034
- documents (object genre)
- Transcribed copy of a typewritten letter from Jill Wakeman (Goodman) to friends, dated July 8, 1966, in which she discusses her friendship with Mrs. Simms, her hostess in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She also includes details about her experiences working with the movement, Vernon Dahmer, the Ku Klux Klan, and violence towards African Americans. Includes her personal observations about poverty, welfare, and living conditions for African Americans in Mississippi.
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:
- M328 Goodman (Jill Wakeman) Civil Rights Collection
A finding aid for this collection is available online at: https://doi.org/10.18785/fa.M328
Box 1, Folder 1
- Contributing Institution:
- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries