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Mississippi civil rights collection

Repository: Tougaloo College. L. Zenobia Coleman Library. Archives

Collection Description (Extant): The Mississippi Civil Rights Collection contains personal papers, oral histories, photographs, and other memorabilia of persons who were active in the struggle for civil rights in Mississippi and the nation. The collection is digitized and can be viewed online. It includes information on figures like Medgar Evers, Fannie Lou Hamer, Ed King, Ernst Borinski, Desegregation and civil lawsuits records, Various civil rights articles, White Citizen Council literature, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party files (MFDP), State NAACP records, and Oral history manuscripts and tapes.

Access Copy Note: Some items are available online at the Mississippi Digital Library at http://collections.msdiglib.org

Collection URL: http://www.tougaloo.edu/library/archives.htm External Link

Digital Status: Yes

Language: English

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi
Civil rights movements--Mississippi
Civil rights workers--Mississippi
Civil rights--Cases
Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963
Hamer, Fannie Lou
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
White Citizens councils

Genres:

Interviews
Manuscripts
Photographs

 

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