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1905

Niagara Movement (Organization)

Report on the Committee on Organization of the Niagara Movement

United States - Draft document concerning the establishment of local branches of the Niagara Movement and the relationship to the national office, the hiring of a national organizer, establishment of an executive committee, and an "organ" for the movement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1964 Dec. 23

Jackson, Charles

Letter from Charles Jackson to Antioch Baptist Church

Ripley (Miss). - Charles Jackson sends a check to help finance the rebuilding of the church after it was burned down.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1964 June 18

Forman, James, 1928-2005

Letter from Charles J. Benner to John Lewis, forwarded by James Forman

Dayton (Ohio) - James Forman forwards a letter received by John Lewis (Chairman of the S.N.C.C.) from Charles J. Benner (National States Rights Party), complaining of Lewis' "Communistic race-mixing."

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1965

Merrill, Marjorie

Charlie Hill and unidentified man (r. to l.), seated on a lawn

Holly Springs (Miss.) - From a series of photos taken by civil rights worker Marjorie Merrill during and after Mississippi Freedom Summer.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1965

Merrill, Marjorie

Charleane Hill Cobb and husband (l. to r.), civil rights workers in northern Mississippi

Blue Mountain (Miss.) - From a series of photos taken by civil rights worker Marjorie Merrill during and after Mississippi Freedom Summer.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1965

Rutherford, Linda Fay

Letter from Linda Fay Rutherford to Gloria Xifaras Clark

Holly Springs (Miss.) - Linda Fay, a student, writes about the Mississippi Freedom School.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1965

Merrill, Marjorie

Genevra Reaves (taught at Rust College) and child

Holly Springs (Miss.) - Reaves was the wife of Henry Reaves, civil rights worker from Benton County. From a series of photos taken by civil rights worker Marjorie Merrill during and after Mississippi Freedom Summer.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1964 May 26

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)

SNCC Press Release: Whites organize to oppose Mississippi Summer Project

Cleveland (Miss.) - A newly formed group, calling itself "the Association of Tenth Amendment Conservatives" (A.T.A.C.) is opposing the Mississippi Summer Project. Some news on the Ku Klux Klan.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1996 Jan. 15

Sellers, Cleveland, 1944-

Letter from Cleveland Sellers to Gloria Xifaras Clark

Mississippi - Cleve calls on the "Holly Springs gang" to help him submit an article to the Cultural Center for Social Change as they prepare to publish an anthology of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1965

Merrill, Marjorie

Unidentified children playing ping pong on porch of Rust Avenue house rented by the Congress of Federated Organizations (COFO)

Holly Springs (Miss.) - Children on the porch of a house used by civil rights workers in Holly Springs, Miss., down the road from Freedom House. From a series of photos taken by civil rights worker Marjorie Merrill during and after Mississippi Freedom Summer.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers