- Oral History
- Oral history with Sheila Michaels
- Bolton, Charles C
Michaels, Sheila Shiki y Kessler, 1939-
- University of Southern Mississippi. Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage.
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- Civil rights workers
Civil rights movement
- Michaels, Sheila Shiki y Kessler, 1939- --Interviews
- United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
- oral histories (literary works)
- Oral history.; Interview conducted on June 5, 1999 with Sheila Michaels (born 1939). She attended the College of William and Mary, but was suspended for her political and racial opinions while on the school's newspaper board. In 1961, she joined the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in New York. In 1962, she worked for both CORE and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in Jackson, Mississippi, until she became a SNCC field secretary. In 1964, she became the project manager in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) Hattiesburg project.
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