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Victoria Gray Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M345
Abstract

Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.

Dates: circa 1938-2000

George William Chilcoat Freedom Summer Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M382
Abstract

Scholarly articles about the Freedom Schools co-authored by Dr. Chilcoat.

Dates: 1994-1999

Emilye Crosby Civil Rights Collection (AM18-05)

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-05
Abstract

Primary and secondary research materials related to Claiborne County, Mississippi and its county seat, Port Gibson. Claiborne County was the center of a little-known but profound demonstration and struggle during the civil rights movement resulting in the United States Supreme Court Case NAACP v. Claiborne Hardware Company.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1953-2011

Kathleen Dahl Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M357
Abstract

Correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, printed materials, political campaign and organizations' buttons, poster, and video tapes of this Freedom Summer volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi.

Dates: 1963-2003

Vernon F. Dahmer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M250
Scope and Contents The Vernon F. Dahmer Collection consists of copies of newspaper clippings and programs dating from 1966 to 1998, and 24 photographs taken during the fifth trial of Sam Bowers. Most of the newspaper clippings were collected by the Dahmer family between 1966 and 1986, and follow events surrounding the bombing of their home, community support after the tragedy, and the trials of those men indicted for arson, murder, and conspiracy. Other articles in the collection were published in ...
Dates: 1966-1998

Joseph and Nancy Ellin Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M323
Abstract

Correspondence and materials collected by these Freedom School teachers in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer in 1964.

Dates: 1963-1988

Leesha Faulkner Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M398
Abstract

A group of materials that give an in depth look into the Civil Rights Movement and primarily the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission.

Dates: 1932-1995; Majority of material found within 1960-1970

Jinny Glass Mississippi Freedom Summer Diary

 Collection
Identifier: M257
Abstract

Diary of Freedom Summer 1964 volunteer in Palmer's Crossing Community Center and 1996 article on Freedom Summer.

Dates: August 7-25, 1964

Albert F. Gordon Freedom Rider Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M337
Scope and Contents

Lists of Freedom Riders, arrest records, investigative reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, etc.

This collection should be of value to researchers interested in the Freedom Rides and the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.

Dates: 1961 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1962

Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M502
Abstract

The Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection contains a vast array of materials from during and after the [Lorenzi] Sojourner’s time in Holmes County, Mississippi, during the Freedom Summer of 1964. This collection would be of interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi history, and Freedom Summer.

Dates: 1900s; 1940s–1950s; Majority of material found within 1960s–2010s; Undated

Susan Hasalo Sojourner Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM11-013
Scope and Contents

Materials cover the feminist movement, a farm co-op, and Sue’s artistic endeavors.

Dates: circa 1960s-2000s

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

United States of America vs. Theron C. Lynd, Registrar of Voters for Forrest County, Mississippi - Legal case

 Collection
Identifier: M27
Abstract

Court records of a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice against a county registrar of voters for infringing the civil rights of black citizens by denying them the right to vote.

Dates: 1961-1967

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

Zoya Zeman Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M320
Abstract

Materials documenting Zeman's activities as a Freedom Summer 1964 volunteer in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1962-2002