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Mississippi Freedom Project.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

Victoria Gray Adams Papers

Identifier: M345
Abstract Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: circa 1938-2000

Sandra E. Adickes Papers

Identifier: M322
Abstract Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: 1964 - 1998

AM10-116, circa 1964

 Accession — Box 5
Form of Material Disc prepared by Patricia Ross for Diane Ross with 3 files

a. Dianros – text and memo to Diane

b. People – list of workers, participants in Clarksdale, MS, during summer ‘64

c. Finish – file sent to Diane
Dates: circa 1964


Form of Material This addition includes various materials including newspaper clippings, publications, photographs, and memorabilia.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995

AM12-49, circa 1964

 Accession — Box 5
Form of Material 1. Photocopy of typescript of letter from Zoya to her family dated July 5, 1964

2. Photocopy of typescript of letter from Zoya to Senator Carl T. Curtis dated June
Dates: circa 1964

AM15-28, 1959; 1970; 2013-2014 , 1970, 2013 - 2014

Form of Material Various civil rights article and articles and programs related to the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer.
Dates: 1959; 1970; 2013-2014 ; 1970; 2013 - 2014

AM20-035, circa 1940s-1987

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

AM20-079, July 1, 1984

Form of Material 16-page newspaper insert.
Dates: July 1, 1984

AM21-054, June 28, 1964

Form of Material AP photograph of Highway patrol officers and FBI dragging the Pearl River near Philadelphia looking for the bodies of missing Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner.
Dates: June 28, 1964

David Batzka Civil Rights 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

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

Raylawni Branch Collection

Identifier: M335
Abstract Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995

George William Chilcoat Freedom Summer Research Collection

Identifier: M382
Abstract Scholarly articles about the Freedom Schools co-authored by Dr. Chilcoat.
Dates: 1994-1999

Gloria Clark Freedom Summer Photographs

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM14-30
Abstract Copies of photographs taken by donor documenting Freedom Summer activities.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-1966; 1993

Kathleen Dahl Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M357
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, printed materials, political campaign and organizations' buttons, poster, and video tapes of this Freedom Summer volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi.
Dates: 1963-2003

Jon G. Davies Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M364
Abstract Letters written by a Civil Rights volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi from September 1964 to March 1965.
Dates: 1964

Martha Davis Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M412
Scope and Contents This collection was donated by Dr. Martha Davis in 2003. It contains information pertaining to the founding of the Medical Committee for Human Rights, their involvement in Civil Rights activities in Mississippi, and the personal experiences of Martha Davis, Hy Gold, and Tom Levin.
Dates: 1964; 2003

Joseph and Nancy Ellin Freedom Summer Collection

Identifier: M323
Abstract Correspondence and materials collected by these Freedom School teachers in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer in 1964.
Dates: 1963-1988

James G. Faulconer Freedom Summer Report

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

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

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

Glenda Funchess Civil Rights Collection

Identifier: M325
Abstract Materials related to Freedom Summer 1964.
Dates: 1968-1999

Jinny Glass Mississippi Freedom Summer Diary

Identifier: M257
Abstract Diary of Freedom Summer 1964 volunteer in Palmer's Crossing Community Center and 1996 article on Freedom Summer.
Dates: August 7-25, 1964

Candy Brown Gonzalez Freedom Summer Photographs

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

Jill Wakeman Goodman Civil Rights Collection

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

Ed Hamlett White Folks Project 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

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

Gracie Hawthorne Civil Rights 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

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

Jackson Freedom House Civil Rights Photograph

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

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