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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Polls

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

James G. Faulconer Freedom Summer Report

Identifier: M385
Abstract Report of his Freedom Summer activities in Canton, Mississippi.
Dates: 2000

Forrest County Poll Tax Receipts

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM88-53
Form of Material Forrest County Poll Tax Receipts (A17, A18, A19) for 1964-1965. The receipts are in alphabetical order by voting precinct.
Dates: 1964-1965

Anthony J. Harris Civil Rights Memoir

Identifier: M369
Abstract Memoir of his arrest as a child for picketing the Forrest County Courthouse during the Civil Rights Movement.
Dates: 1998

Hattiesburg Civil Rights Film

Identifier: M588
Abstract This collection consists of one video of what appears to be the Freedom Day protests of January 22, 1964 that occurred for voter registration outside of the courthouse in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The Hattiesburg Civil Rights Film is of particular interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi, and Hattiesburg.
Dates: 1964

Leflore County 1971 Sample Ballot

Identifier: M618
Abstract Leflore County Sample Ballot for State of Mississippi General Election.
Dates: 1971

Andrew Schiffrin Freedom Summer Interview

Identifier: M647
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.
Dates: 1964

Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement 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

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

Douglas Tiberiis White Folks Project Collection

Identifier: M378
Abstract Original and printed materials accumulated by White Folks Project volunteer.
Dates: 1964-1965

Roy Torkington Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M386
Abstract Photocopies of letters written by Freedom Summer volunteer, Roy Torkington, to his fiance, Anne. Mr. Torkington assisted with voter registration in Itta Bena , Mississippi (Leflore County), and the letters describe his surroundings, his thoughts, and events that took place during his sojourn in Mississippi.
Dates: June 14-August 3, 1964

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

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

Neil Wilson Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M631
Abstract FBI file of volunteer in Indianola, Mississippi.
Dates: 1964; 1990