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David Batzka Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M565
Abstract

The David Batzka Civil Rights Collection contains papers from before, during, and after Batzka’s time in Clarksdale, 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: circa 1963-1965; 1984, 1989, 1993-1995

Peggy Jean Connor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M379
Scope and Contents

This collection should be of interest to students and researchers of the civil rights era circa 1960-1980; especially those interested in civil rights legal cases and the history of black legislators in Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1960s-2001

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

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

Margaret Jo Hazelton Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M359
Abstract

Photographs taken during Mississippi Freedom Summer.

Dates: circa 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

Ellen Lake Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M370
Abstract

Photocopies of correspondence, a magazine article, Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) materials, and other items that document the activities of Mississippi Freedom Summer volunteer, Ellen Lake, in Gulfport, Mississippi.

Dates: circa June-October 1964

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

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

Dr. J. Roy Valencourt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M384
Abstract

Primarily photocopies of newspaper clippings regarding the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and Dr. J. Roy Valencourt's participation.

Dates: circa 1960-1967

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

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