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Mississippi Freedom Project.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Civil Rights Collection

Identifier: MS-0334
Abstract The Civil Rights Collection brings together papers and publications from individuals and organizations, as well as over fifty hours of taped interviews with civil rights participants. Individuals include Charles Haynie, Buford Posey, Sidney Redmond, Walter and Elizabeth Rogers, and Claude Williams, among others. Organizations include ACLU, CORE, SCEF, SRC, and several others. The collection includes a wealth of pamphlets, organized by topic, and newsletters, organized by title. Documents...
Dates: 1910-1979

Sarah Barrash Correspondence regarding Let Us Now Praise Famous Men and Mississippi Freedom Summer

Identifier: MS-0740
Abstract This collection consists primarily of correspondence between Sarah Barrash, a graduate student at the University of Iowa, and numerous scholars concerning the impact of James Agee's Let Us Now Praise Famous Men on the Civil Rights Movement and specifically on the Mississippi Summer Project of 1964. It is Barrash's belief that Agee's work has mostly been read for its literary style and technique and not, as Agee intended, as "a swindle, and insult, and a...
Dates: 1995-1999 March 16