Mississippi Freedom Project.
Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:
Jim Kates Papers
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.
Ruth Koenig Freedom Summer Collection
This collection consists of some original but primarily photocopies of materials that document the Civil Rights Movement and Freedom Summer in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Included are Ruth Koenig’s journals from 1964 and 1966, photographs, correspondence, subject files, and printed materials.
Francis X. Kuhn "Voices of Freedom Summer" Collection
Umoja Kwanguvu Freedom Summer Collection
Photographs and personal reminiscences of his experiences as a Freedom School teacher in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer 1964.
Dorie Ann Ladner Collection
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.
Ellen Lake Freedom Summer Collection
Photocopies of correspondence, a magazine article, Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) materials, and other items that document the activities of Mississippi Freedom Summer volunteer, Ellen Lake, in Gulfport, Mississippi.
Rabbi Arthur J. Lelyveld Collection
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.
John B. Maurer Freedom Summer Photographs
Black and white prints taken by Rev. John B. Maurer during Mississippi Freedom Summer, 1964. Rev. Maurer is a Presbyterian minister who served as a Freedom Summer volunteer in Panola County, Mississippi. The photographs were taken in Batesville and Crenshaw (in Panola County), Holly Springs (Marshall County) and Ruleville (Sunflower County).
William “Bill” G. McAtee Civil Rights Collection
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.
Sheila Michaels Papers
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.
Michael J. Miller Civil Rights Collection
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.
David Owen Freedom Summer Collection
Susan Patterson Papers
Documents related to the Freedom Summer project and Freedom School.
John R. Rachal Papers
Herbert Randall Freedom Summer Photographs
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.
“Reflections of Mississippi Freedom Summer”
“Reflections of Mississippi Freedom Summer” (AM12-70)
Wallace Roberts Freedom Summer Collection
Andrew Schiffrin Freedom Summer Interview
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.
Joseph S. Schwartz Civil Rights Letters
Letters written by a Freedom Summer volunteer in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Ben Shahn Lithographs
Three lithographs of Civil Rights workers killed in the Summer of 1964.
Terri Shaw Freedom Summer Collection
Typescript and articles recounting her experiences as a volunteer in the COFO office in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer 1964.
Raymond Shonholtz Freedom Summer Memoir
Memoir of Raymond Shonholtz's experiences as a Mississippi Freedom Summer volunteer in Clarksdale, Mississippi in 1964.
Lew Sitzer Freedom Summer Collection
One DVD copy of a segment from the History Channel series, “10 Days that Unexpectedly Changed America.” The focus of this particular segment is June 21, 1964, the day that Freedom Summer volunteers Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman were murdered in Neshoba County, Mississippi. The donor, Lew Sitzer, was a Freedom Summer volunteer in Mississippi in 1964.
Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection
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.
Charles Sowerwine Freedom Summer Collection
Letters by civil rights volunteer.
Lawrence D. Spears Civil Rights Collection
Materials about the assault of civil rights workers Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on July 10, 1964.
Paul Terrell Freedom Summer Collection
Photographs and reproductions of photographs related to Paul Terrell's time as a volunteer during Freedom Summer in Mississippi.
Terri Shaw Freedom Summer Collection (AM2000-122)
Douglas Tiberiis White Folks Project Collection
Original and printed materials accumulated by White Folks Project volunteer.