- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Tip of his finger; 19 July 1964
- Porter, James N
- Date of Original:
Mississippi Freedom Project
- United States, 39.76, -98.5
- documents (object genre)
- From the Hazelton (Margaret J.) Freedom Summer Collection; Three-page typewritten sermon authored by Rev. James N. Porter, pastor of Woodmere Methodist Church in Detroit, Michigan. Rev. Porter's sermon relates the experiences of the African American southerner to poverty-stricken Lazarus in the bible. He juxtaposes the analogy with quotes taken from letters written by Margaret Hazelton, a Freedom Summer volunteer and fellow church member.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
This item is part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.
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- Original Collection:
- M359 Hazelton (Margaret J.) Freedom Summer Collection
Box 1, Folder 15
- Contributing Institution:
- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries