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Oral history interview with Joseph Morse

Repository: University of Wisconsin--La Crosse. Murphy Library. Special Collections and Area Research Center

Collection Description (Extant): An extensive interview with a Southern Minnesota college student who gave up his summer in 1964 to work with the Civil Rights Movement in Meridian, MS. He arrived shortly after the murders of civil rights workers James Chaney, Michael Schwerner, and Andrew Goodman. His summer grew to three and a half years of working with the black community to bring relief from racism and injustice.

Origin Info: Student Eric Bishofsky conducted and donated the interview.

Collection URL: http://laclib.wisconsin.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=595012 External Link

Date(s): 2005

Digital Status: Born-digital

Extent: 1 sound disc; 1 transcript (28 cm.)

Language: English

Interviewees: Joseph Morse

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

Subjects:

Civil rights movements--Mississippi
Civil rights workers--Mississippi
Mississippi Freedom Project
Mississippi Freedom Schools

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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