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Hexter, Christopher. Papers

Repository: Wisconsin Historical Society. Library-Archives

Collection Description (Extant): Papers of a civil rights worker who taught in freedom schools in Ruleville and Indianola, Mississippi, including lessons, printed evaluations of education in Ruleville and the work of the freedom schools, copies of student compositions, and two editions of the students' newsletter. The tape is recollections by Hexter of his civil rights work.

Additions consisting of photocopied documents of Hexter’s involvement with the Mississippi Summer Project in 1964. Included are materials on political activities of COFO (the Council of Federated Organizations) and some of their published materials, curriculums of the Freedom School, and project descriptions of the Delta Ministry.

Collection URL: http://arcat.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=548 External Link

Date(s): 1964?

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: WIHVH2240-A

Extent: 0.1 c.f. (1 folder); 1 tape recording; additional accession of 0.2 c.f.

Language: English

Interviewees: Christopher Hexter

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

Subjects:

African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi
Civil rights workers--Mississippi
Congress of Racial Equality
Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.)
Mississippi Freedom Project
Mississippi Freedom Schools

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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