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[Massachusetts to Mississippi: Brandeis student involvement in the civil rights movement, 1960-1964]

Repository: [Deena Ecker repository]

Collection Description (CRHP): Deena Ecker produced a documentary film titled "Massachusetts to Mississippi: Brandeis student involvement in the civil rights movement, 1960-1964" as her 2004 senior thesis at Brandeis. She interviewed some 18 civil rights activists for this project. The names of most are as follows; the women's names include their maiden name. Four of the civil rights activists, Miriam Cohen Glickman, Bob Levin, Peter Rothstein, and David Gelfand, did civil rights movement work in the South, including as part of Freedom Summer. The rest did civil rights work at Brandeis and least one person participated in the March on Washington. Their names include: Harvey Pressman, Laurel Weinstein Eisner, Fran Forman, Daniel Shapiro, Linda Heller Kamm, Ed Perlmutter, Sharon Pucker Rivo, Beryl Gilfix, Stephanie Lorber Karger, William Caspe, Ellen Levine, Barbara Jacobs Haber, and Dr. Paul Lucas.

Digital Status: Born-digital

Extent: circa 18 digital video recordings (Hi8 format); digital print of film

Language: English

Related Archival Items: Photographs Ecker used for the film may be found in Brandeis University's Special Collections and Archives.

Interviewees: Miriam Cohen Glickman, Bob Levin, Peter Rothstein, David Gelfand, Harvey Pressman, Laurel Weinstein Eisner, Fran Forman, Daniel Shapiro, Linda Heller Kamm, Ed Perlmutter, Sharon Pucker Rivo, Beryl Gilfix, Stephanie Lorber Karger, William Caspe, Ellen Levine, Barbara Jacobs Haber, Paul Lucas

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

Subjects:

Brandeis University
Civil rights movements--Massachusetts
Civil rights movements--Mississippi
Civil rights movements--Southern States
Civil rights workers
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Judaism
College students
Mississippi Freedom Project

Genres:

Videorecordings

 

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