- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Journey to Mississippi; 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 document about the experiences of Jill Wakeman (Goodman) during her stay in Mississippi in the summer of 1966, including her motives for going to Mississippi and the civil rights work she did there. Describes Mount Beulah, the conference center for the Delta Ministry Project, that housed homeless sharecroppers while they prepared to move to Freedom City, near Greenville, Mississippi. Wakeman describes the city of Hattiesburg and the state of integration there, as well as people she encountered, including Bob Beech, head of the Delta Ministry of Mississippi in Hattiesburg.
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 2
- Contributing Institution:
- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries