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Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.),

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)) ; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

Found in 36 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

AM20-035, circa 1940s-1987

 Accession
Scope and Contents Personal papers, writings, photographs, published materials relating to Freedom Summer and continuing civil rights pursuits throughout her lifetime.
Dates: circa 1940s-1987

AM21-035, 1955, 1964

 Accession
Scope and Contents Pamphlet about the lynching of Emmet Till and an issue of the newsletter The Student Voice.
Dates: 1955; 1964

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

Richard Beymer Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M537
Abstract Comprised of testimonials from volunteers and black residents, A Regular Bouquet: Mississippi Summer consists of rare and historically significant footage of segregated Mississippi against a backdrop of virulent racism. Violence haunted Freedom Summer from the beginning. On June 21, one week after the first volunteers arrived for training, three activists—James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner—had disappeared. The FBI conducted a massive search and found...
Dates: 1964

Crawford Company Civil Rights Letter

 Collection
Identifier: M612
Abstract Letter dated December 7, 1964 to Crawford & Co., Inc. in Madison, Wisconsin from The Friends of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), soliciting contributions for SNCC's Mississippi Project.
Dates: December 7, 1964

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

Freedom Summer Photograph: Dr. Leo Orris taking Fannie Lou Hamer's blood pressure, Ruleville, Mississippi, August 1964

 Item
Form of Material Photograph of Dr. Leo Orris taking the blood pressure of Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer in front of her house in Ruleville, Mississippi. The photograph was taken in August 1964 by Dr. Erwin D. Zeman of Lincoln, Nebraska, who was visiting his daughter Zoya, a Freedom Summer volunteer in the Community Center in nearby Clarksdale.Dr. Leo Orris was a New York physician who helped to organized the Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR), a group of doctors, nurses, psychiatrists and...
Dates: August 1964

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

Ira Grupper and Bob Beech Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M555
Abstract The Ira Grupper and Bob Beech Civil Rights Collection contains a Klan recruitment poster as well as information on Grupper’s involvement in the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, the Ku Klux Klan, Vernon Dahmer, and Mississippi history.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960s; 2002

Ed Hamlett White Folks Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M376
Abstract Original and printed materials accumulated by the state director of the White Folks Project, a part of Freedom Summer 1964; includes tape of recent interview with sister of WFP volunteer Sam Shirah; Photocopy of “Poor Whites and the Movement, A Working Paper.”
Dates: circa 1963-2001

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

Jackson Freedom House Civil Rights Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: M400
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an 8 x 10 photograph of Tom Wahman (left) and SNCC Field Secretary, Ralph Featherstone (right), taken during the summer of 1964 in the Freedom House at 1017 Lynch Street in Jackson, Mississippi. The Freedom House also served as state headquarters for Freedom Summer, the 1964 summer project of SNCC. The photograph was taken by Wallace Roberts, a 23 year-old COFO worker from Lennox, Massachusetts. While in Mississippi, Roberts served as a Freedom Summer volunteer in the...
Dates: 1964

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

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

Rabbi Arthur J. Lelyveld Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M483
Abstract The collection contains photocopies of newspaper articles describing the attack on Rabbi Arthur J. Lelyveld, Lawrence Spears, and David Owen on July 10, 1964. There are also two DVDs of interviews with Rabbi Lelyveld.
Dates: 1964; undated

Josephine D. Martin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M375
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials generated and/or collected by child psychiatrist, Dr. Josephine D. Martin, and includes correspondence, publications, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings and other materials that document her life and work.

The Josephine D. Martin Papers should be of interest to researchers in the areas of social work, mental health, civil rights, and other social issues.
Dates: circa 1939-2000

William “Bill” G. McAtee Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M581
Abstract The William “Bill” G. McAtee Civil Rights Collection consists of pamphlets and brochures published by SNCC, as well as a Freedom School curriculum McAtee received from the SNCC-NCC training center in Oxford, Ohio. This collection is of particular value to researchers interested in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, Freedom Summer, Freedom Schools, interracial involvement, and religion.
Dates: circa 1963-1964

Sheila Michaels Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M373
Abstract Materials relating to the Civil Rights activities of S.N.C.C. field secretary who served as Project Manager of the COFO-Hattiesburg Project office during Freedom Summer.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-2001

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

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

“Reflections of Mississippi Freedom Summer”

 Collection
Identifier: M399
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of one video cassette of a documentary film produced by James Boukalik and Melissa Priem titled “Reflections of Mississippi Freedom Summer.” Boukalik and Priem created the film to gain knowledge about the Freedom Summer Project and to help others in their research on the subject. The film examines the experiences of Freedom Summer participants on a personal level. It features question and answer sequences with members of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee...
Dates: 2002

Joseph S. Schwartz Civil Rights Letters

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

Samuel C. Shirah, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M363
Scope and Contents The Samuel C. Shirah, Jr., Papers contain numerous newspaper articles and journal articles dating from 1962 until 1999. Included also are a number of letters both to and from Sam, FBI files relating to two imprisonments, several SNCC publications, and various related newsletters and journals. Although Sam Shirah died in 1980, his mother, Mrs. Oneita Shirah, continued to collect materials pertaining to the Civil Rights era through 1999, and some of these are included in this collection.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1955-2003

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

Peter Stoner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M168
Scope and Contents This collection contains the original and photocopy of a thirteen-page typed document entitled "Report of SNCC Worker Pete Stoner on Experiences in Hattiesburg from January 7 to May 21, 1964." The document gives detailed information about Pete's activities in Hattiesburg, including the dates and reasons for his arrests and jail terms. Also included are the names and positions of local law enforcement and elected/appointed officials. The report lists prisoners with their personalities and...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1964, 1998