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Form of Material This collection contains memorabilia concerning the filming of Mississippi Burning in the state of Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1980s
Abstract One compact disk containing an interview with Mississippi Freedom Summer volunteer, Andrew Schiffrin. Mr. Schiffrin served in Meridian, and the interview was conducted by a reporter, shortly after the disappearance of Civil Rights workers, Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner, and James Chaney. The interview is a little more than five minutes in length.
Abstract Three lithographs of Civil Rights workers killed in the Summer of 1964.
Dates: circa 1965
Form of Material One DVD copy of a segment from the History Channel series, “10 Days that Unexpectedly Changed America.” The focus of this particular segment is June 21, 1964, the day that Freedom Summer volunteers Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman were murdered in Neshoba County, Mississippi. The donor, Lew Sitzer, was a Freedom Summer volunteer in Mississippi in 1964.
- Names: Chaney, James Earl (1943-1964) X
- Civil rights workers -- Mississippi. 4
- Mississippi Freedom Project. 4
- Civil rights. 3
- Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century. 2
- Ku Klux Klan (1915- ). 2
- Art original. 1
- Books. 1
- Civil rights -- United States. 1
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 1
- Compact discs. 1
- Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.). 1
- Education -- Mississippi. 1
- Filmed interviews. 1
- Interview. 1
- Letter. 1
- Memorabilia. 1
- Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. 1
- Mississippi. 1
- Motion picture. 1
- National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. 1 ∧ less
- Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 4
- Schiffrin, Andrew 1
- Shahn, Ben (Benjamin), 1898-1969 1
- Valencourt, J. Roy, Dr. (James Roy), 1927-2004 1