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Candy Brown Gonzalez Freedom Summer Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M484
Abstract

Candy Brown Gonzalez of Los Angeles, participated in the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project from June to December 1964. The collection contains photographs she took while in Greenville, Issaquena County, McComb, Hattiesburg and Waveland.

Dates: 1964

Dorie Ann Ladner Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2000-63
Abstract

Newspaper clippings, printed material, and photos regarding the professional activities of the donor and her sister Dr. Joyce Ladner, natives of Palmer's Crossing, Mississippi and SNCC Field Secretaries.

Dates: circa 1788-2009

Lawrence D. Spears Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M482
Abstract

Materials about the assault of civil rights workers Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on July 10, 1964.

Dates: 1964-1999

Christopher Wilson Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M508
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal correspondence (1964) between Mr. Wilson and his parents. It also contains fundraising materials generated by Mr. Wilson’s parents, including correspondence from donors. Others materials include newspaper clippings, canvassing materials for SNCC and MFDP, and educational materials designed to overcome obstacles designed to prevent African Americans in Mississippi from voting in elections.Included in the collection are blank voter’s registration...
Dates: circa 1960–1965; circa 1983–1998

Woods Guest House / Hattiesburg COFO Headquarters Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M630
Abstract

Brick salvaged from burned ruins of historic African American hotel and Civil Rights headquarters during Freedom Summer, with newspaper clipping about the building.

Dates: 1890s; 1998