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Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.

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

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

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

AM21-029, 1963, 1967, 1968

 Accession
Form of Material Three press photographs: Clyde Kennard (1963); Billy Roy Pitts (1967); Aaron Henry (1968).
Dates: 1963, 1967, 1968

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

J.C. Fairley Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M340
Abstract NAACP correspondence and materials documenting the contributions of this Hattiesburg Civil Rights leader.
Dates: circa 1960-1990

Jill Wakeman Goodman Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M328
Abstract Materials relating to her activities with the Delta Ministry in Mississippi.
Dates: 1964-1968

Gracie Hawthorne Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M629
Abstract Copy of Ms. Hawthorne's State Sovereignty Commission file, documenting her work as a Civil Rights activist when she was a teenager in Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1965-1967, 1997

Margaret Jo Hazelton Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M359
Abstract Photographs taken during Mississippi Freedom Summer.
Dates: circa 1964

Historic Sites of the Civil Rights Movement in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

 Information
Identifier: AM99
Abstract Descriptions of buildings and sites in the Hattiesburg area during the Civil Rights era.
Dates: August 1999

II. People and Places (M502-355 to M502-461) and Log

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection is a fascinating group of materials that give an in depth look into the Civil Rights Movement, specifically in Holmes County Mississippi.
Dates: 1900s; 1940s–1950s; Majority of material found within 1960s–2010s; Undated

Erle E. Johnston, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M319
Abstract This collection is comprised mainly of materials that document Erle Johnston's personal life and professional activities from approximately 1922 through his death in 1995. The Erle Johnston Papers should be beneficial to any researcher interested in the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi, as well as the political history of Mississippi in the twentieth century. The collection also provides insight into the life and personality of an important Mississippian.
Dates: circa 1922-1999

Jim Kates Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M390
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of materials pertaining to the book, "Letters From Mississippi", which was first published in 1965, and republished in 2002. The book contains letters written by Mississippi Freedom Summer volunteers in 1964 about their experiences in that important segment of the Civil Rights Movement.
Dates: 1963-2001

Michael J. Miller Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M368
Abstract Materials generated and/or collected by former Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) staff member, Michael J. "Mike" Miller. Includes materials pertaining to SNCC's activities in Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1958-1988

Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Campaign Posters

 Collection
Identifier: M636
Abstract Two campaign posters from the newly formed Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
Dates: 1964

David Owen Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M350
Scope and Contents This collection consists of information concerning David Owen's involvement in the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project in 1964. Forms of material present include personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, and information concerning various civil rights organizations. Also included are a photograph of David Owen and several issues of The Southern Patriot. Of particular interest is a newspaper clipping detailing a physical attack against David Owen, Lawrence Spears, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld,...
Dates: circa 1964-1989

Herbert Randall Freedom Summer Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M351
Abstract Photographs taken by creative artist at SNCC orientation session and in Hattiesburg, Mississippi during Freedom Summer, materials documenting USM's commemoration of the 35th anniversary of Freedom Summer on June 5-7, 1999 in conjunction with the opening of the exhibit "Faces of Freedom Summer: The Photographs of Herbert Randall", and materials related to the book Faces of Freedom Summer.
Dates: 1964-2001

Joseph S. Schwartz Civil Rights Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M381
Abstract Letters written by a Freedom Summer volunteer in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1962-1966

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

Paul Terrell Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M608
Abstract Photographs and reproductions of photographs related to Paul Terrell's time as a volunteer during Freedom Summer in Mississippi.
Dates: 1964-1965; undated

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

Daisy Harris Wade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M334
Abstract Materials documenting the work of 1960s Forrest County N.A.A.C.P. leaders J.C. Fairley and Daisy Harris.
Dates: circa 1939-2011

Iain Whyte Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M500
Abstract Rev. Dr. Iain Whyte of Scotland was a volunteer in the Freedom Summer Project of 1964. Included in the collection are slides, letters, pamphlets, and flyers from his time in Greenville and Jackson working in the Freedom Schools.
Dates: 1964-1965

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

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

Matthew Zwerling Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M336
Abstract Mathew Zwerling was a volunteer from New York during Mississippi Freedom Summer in 1964.
Dates: circa 1963-1965