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Typewritten letter from Matthew Zwerling to his parents, Israel and Florence Zwerling, and Sara, dated June 23, 1964. Discusses voter registration canvassing activities, other aspects of his work in and around Clarksdale, Mississippi, as well as the lady with whom he and three other volunteers are staying. Zwerling mentions the summer heat in Mississippi, and his concern about tensions between the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) and SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee).

23 June 1964

From the Zwerling (Matthew) Freedom Summer Collection. <br>Typewritten letter from Senator Kenneth B. Keating to Dr. Israel Zwerling dated June 23, 1964. Keating responds to Zwerling's telegram about the disappearance of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwernerin Mississippi and assures him that the FBI has entered the investigation.

23 June 1964

From the Zwerling (Matthew) Freedom Summer Collection; Copy of a typewritten telegram from Senator Kenneth B. Keating to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, dated June 23, 1964, about the disappearance of two New York civil rights workers, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, in Mississippi. Goodman and Schwerner disappeared with Mississippian James Chaney near Philadelphia, Mississippi, in June 1964. Keating recommends that the Department of Justice assist in the investigation and suggests that U.S. Marshals be assigned to protect civil rights workers in Mississippi.

23 June 1964

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