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Phillips (Mamie L.) civil rights memoir

Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. McCain Library and Archives

Collection Description (Extant): The Mamie L. Phillips' Civil Rights Memoir is a two-page typed memoir of Mrs. Phillip's experiences as an African American in a segregated society, and the consequences associated with being a civil rights activist. She mentions a visit to Hattiesburg by civil rights activist Aaron Henry, and the fire-bombing of Vernon Dahmer's home.

Date(s): A recollection of the 1960s, written in 1998

Existing IDs: M 383

Extent: Typescript (2 pg)

Finding Aid URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/legacy/archives/m383.htm External Link

Language: English

Related Archival Items: Fairley, J. C., and Phillips, Mamie and Charles. An Oral History with J. C. Fairley, Mamie Phillips, and Charles Phillips. Vol. 711, Hattiesburg: University of Southern Mississippi, 1998.

M328 Goodman (Jill Wakeman) Civil Rights Collection ("Journey to Mississippi", Summer 1966)

Interviewees: Mamie L. Phillips

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

Subjects:

African American women civil rights workers--Mississippi
Civil rights movements--Mississippi
Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966

Genres:

Autobiographies

 

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