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From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection. Report on school desegregation in the South produced by SNCC and authored by Marion Barry and Betty Gorman. Begins with passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and discusses the inadequacy of federal instructions for enforcing desegregation. Includes lengthy statistical appendix.

From the Dahl (Kathleen) Freedom Summer Collection. A typed letter from Betty Garman on SNCC letterhead to Kathleen Dahl; she asks about the EBCORR project and discusses personnel issues like financial support of volunteers.

23 March 1965

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Typewritten letter from Betty Garman, Northern coordinator for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), to SNCC volunteers. Garman thanks the volunteers and solicits additional support for assistance regarding bombings in McComb, Mississippi.

1964

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Memo from Betty Garman (Robinson), Northern Coordinator for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), to friends of SNCC, campus contacts and others, dated October 27, 1964. Reports that eighteen civil rights workers are in jail in McComb, Mississippi, and that many others were arrested. Those in jail have remained there in protest to show the lack of involvement on the part of the federal government in the civil rights movement in Mississippi. This memo was sent in an effort to solicit support for a public opinion campaign, including letter writing and telephone chains, for increased participation of the federal government in ensuring the safety of civil rights workers.

27 October 1964

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Memo from Betty Garman (Robinson), Atlanta SNCC office, to friends of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and campus contacts, dated October 28, 1964. Garman reports that the eighteen people jailed in McComb, Mississippi - voter registration workers and prospective applicants - have been released and all charges against them dropped. Five of those jailed reported some form of physical abuse while in jail. FBI officials were present in McComb, but reported to be inactive. Garman urges the formation of protest campaigns to inform others of this situation.

28 October 1964

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