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Mississippi Freedom Project.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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

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