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M368 Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection

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From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection. Draft, with editorial marks and instructions, of a speech or monologue by Robert Moses. Moses discusses many topics, including Mississippi civil rights activism in the early 1960s, current national politics, the Freedom Democratic Party and the Summer Project.

23 April 1964

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection. Transcript of remarks by Bob Moses at SNCC's fifth anniversary meeting, from The Movement; discusses what he sees as erroneous national perceptions of Southern white people and their problems.

April 1965

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection. Memo from COFO director Robert Moses to contacts and parents of students volunteering in Mississippi. Moses writes of the continuing potential for violence and describes steps taken by COFO to protect Freedom Summer workers.

27 June 1964

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection. A record of race-related violence in Mississippi from January 1961 to February 1964, with a brief paragraph for each incident. Illustrated.

Undated

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This document discusses the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) Congressional Challenge and the Voting Rights Act of 1965." It explains that if the act passes, but the election challenge fails, the result could be more violence and intimidation of African Americans at the local level. It also outlines the political and social significance that a successful Congressional challenge would have in this instance.

[1965]

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; News release from "Southern Reporting Service" on the positive and negative effects the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Project had in Mississippi.

31 May 1965

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; Memo from Bob Moses tells Freedom Summer Project volunteers where to attend orientation meetings and what to bring.

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; Memo to accepted applicants for Mississippi Freedom Project giving current information on the growing expectation of hostility in Mississippi when hundreds of young people from other parts of the U.S. arrive. Volunteers and their families are asked to contact their senators and representatives before going to Mississippi to impress on them the obligation of the federal government to guarantee safety.

11 June 1964

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; Memo to people who would interview applicants for the Mississippi Freedom Project. Provides guidance and pointers for determining if an applicant is suitable to work with the Mississippi Freedom Project.

14 April 1964

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; Form letter that would be sent to an applicant who was not approved to work in Mississippi Freedom Summer.

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; The letter contains proposals for the Mississippi Freedom Project.

[1964]

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; The letter outlines the Mississippi Freedom Project's planned research on Mississippi's educational system, its income distribution, its tax structure, its social security system, its welfare programs, and its local health facilities.

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; It is a 4-page application form for the Mississippi Freedom Project.

June 1964 [?]

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; The letter from the Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) gives a list of what its volunteers will need to bring with them for the Mississippi Freedom Project.

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; The material gives the "first year" activities of the Delta Ministry in Mississippi.

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; The material discusses the successes and failures of the Mississippi Freedom Project, and the treatment of its volunteers at various locales in Mississippi.

1964

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; Along with their respective city locations, the material provides a progress report on the Mississippi Freedom Schools, and Community centers.

1964

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; The memo informs Freedom Centers of date changes for a scheduled Washington, D. C. hearing on Mississippi.

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