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Mississippi Freedom Summer of 1964

1964
Mississippi Freedom Summer Project
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BOX 1

Folder 1: Berea College and the training of the civil rights workers. (one report)

Berea College in Kentucky was originally to host the training of the civil rights workers. We have asked Steve Gowler, Archivist of Berea's Special Collections, to help us understand why the college opted not to allow the use of its campus. In this folder, Mr. Gowler gives us answers from various sources in his collection. (two pages)
Photograph from 1964 students on lawn of Western College during training


Folder 2: Western prepares for the volunteers: May 5, 1964 - June 5, 1964

May 5, 1964 - Memo from President Young to Mr. Keebler concerning a special student conference in June on the Western Campus
May 7, 1964 - Memo from President Herrick Young asking three faculty members to meet with him and Mr. Bruce Young concerning the June 15-30 student conference at Western
May 11, 1964 - Memo from President Young concerning the vacating of a room for all available space was needed for the conference
May 13, 1964 - Memo from President Young stating the conference will now possibly be June 11-29
May 25, 1964 - Memo from President Young confirming the June conference schedule: June 12, 27
June 5, 1964 - President Young's letter to Bruce Hanson asking for more information on the coming conference


Folder 3: Western after the conference: June 26, 1964-July 22, 1964

Photograph of John Doar and volunteer
Thoughts on Civil Rights Orientation (6 copies)
Western Alumnae Bulletin, Alumnae News, Summer 1964 "Thoughts on Civil Rights Orientation"
June 26, 1964 - Letter to Rev. Bruce Hanson from President Young concerning the conference. It includes the damage done to rugs and furniture and replacing missing couch cushions.
Letter to Frank from Herrick B. Young, undated
July 22, 1964 - Phillip F. Myers, Assistant to the President, replies in President Young's absence to an undated letter in the file thanking Western for helping host the conference


Folder 4: Volunteers and Sponsors (partial list)

List (Three pages)


Folder 5: Mississippi Freedom Summer Project - photos (14 copies)

11 pages of copies of photographs taken by George R. Hoxie


Folder 6: Miscellaneous information

Western College Alumnae Association Note from Jean Perry Archivist on Box Contents
Letter to Earl Carter from Jean Perry, November 16, 1987
Freedom Summer 1964, High Street Journal, December 2, 1999
Oxford to Honor 1964 civil-rights martyrs, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Monday, June 20, 1994
Copy of E-mail to jwaldron@miamiu.acs.muohio.edu, from carolh@earlham.edu, Subject: Books, Tuesday, August 30, 1994; Copy of E-mail to Judy Waldron from Carol M. Hunter, Subject: RE: Freedom Summer Project, Tuesday, October 1, 1996
Western College Alumnae Association Note from Jean Perry Archivist on Elliott Gorn, September 2, 1987
Copy of Mississippi Project sold to Michele Stenehjen, May 1, 1987


Folder 7: Miscellaneous information

Copy of The Stranger is the Enemy, The Washington Post, Sunday, August 16, 1964
Civil Rights Demonstration Orientation Program Being Held at Western College in Nearby Oxford, Journal and Daily News, Tuesday, June 16, 1964
Volunteers are Lauded, Warned,Article
Photograph from Freedom Summer Article (copy)
What wrong with Cities? The Washington Post, Sunday, August 16, 1964
Two Oxfords,The Oxford Press, June 25, 1964


Folder 8: Alumnae correspondence (reaction to the use of the college from the Freedom Summer training)

Letter to Alumnae secretary
Letter to Berenice, October 8 (two copies)
Letter to Mrs. from Mary Louise Charles, July 31, 1964
Thank you note (two copies)
Letter to Madam June 22, 1964 (two copies)
July 2, 1964 Letter from Herrick B. Young
Letter to Mrs. Binder from Mrs. Berenice Stegall, July 7, 1964
Letter to Dr. Young, September 18 (two copies)
Letter to Mrs. Stegall, June 21, 1964
Letter to Mrs. Nichols from Mrs. Berenice Stegall, July 10, 1964 (two copies)
July 14, 1964 Letter (two copies)
Letter to Margaret, June 27, 1964 (two copies)
Letter from Herrick B. Young, July 1, 1964
Letter from Mrs. Berenice Stegall, July 7, 1964
Letter to Alumnae Office
Western College Inter-office communication to Alumnae Office from Phyllis Hoyt, June 29, 64
June 24, 1964 Letter (two copies)
Letter to Berenice, June 30, 1964
Into Jaws of Hate and Fear Ride 200 article (two copies)
Letter to Berenice, June 25, 1964
Letter to Whom it may concern, June 30, 1964 (Two pages)
Letter to Mrs. from Herrick B. Young, July 2, 1964
Letter to Mrs. from Berenice Stegall, July 8, 1964
Letter to Mrs. from Herrick B. Young, July 2, 1964


Folder 9: Alumnae correspondence (reaction to the use of the college from the Freedom Summer training)

Sending Troops Into Mississippi Solves Nothing,;Repeat of Reconstruction: As a Minimum of Prudence
Letter from Alumnae Development Committee, June 25 (two copies P.S. July 1, 1964 from Berenice Stegall
Letter to Gentlemen to Western College Alumnae Development Fund (two copies)
Letter to Alumnae Office, June 29, 1964 (two copies)
Letter to Murl, Berenice, and Mary Louise (two copies)
7/6/64 Letter (two copies)
Page Two of Letter from Mary Louise Charles
August 21, 1964 Letter from Mrs. Berenice Stegall (two copies)
Letter undated
July 15, 1964 letter to Mrs. Stegall (two copies)
Letter to President Young (two copies)
Letter to Alumnae Office, June 29, 1964 (two copies)
Letter from Herrick B. Young, July 2, 1964 (two copies) Letter from Berenice Stegall, July 2, 1964 (two copies)
June 29, 1964 Letter (two copies)
Letter to Miss Hoyt, July 29,1964 (two copies)
June 24, 1964 Letter
Letter to Western College Alumnae Development Fund, July 4, 1964
Letter to Berenice, June 25, 1964 (two copies)
Letter to Berenice
Letter from Berenice Stegall, October 8, 1964
Letter to Western College Bulletin, August 23, 1964 (two copies)
Letter to Mrs. Berenice Stegall, September 2, 1964
Letter to Alumnae Office, June 29, 1964


Folder 10: Fall, 1964, Western Trustees' opinion on the use of the Western campus in the future training of the civil rights workers (copied from the Minutes of the Board of Trustees, Fall 1964)

Statement on the Civil Rights Conference, from the Minutes of the Board of Trustees, Fall 1964



Folder 11: "Mississippi Burning" Trial (U.S. vs. Price et al.), 1967

Biographies of Key Participants in the Mississippi Burning Trial Web page
Judge William Harold Cox Biography
Delmar Dennis Biography
James Jordan Biography
John Proctor Biography
Joseph Sullivan Biography
John Michael Doar Biography
Sam Bowers Biography
Edgar Ray Killen Biography
Wayne Roberts Biography
Sheriff Lawrence Raine Biography
Cecil Price Biography
Michael Schwerner Biography
Andrew Goodman Biography
James Chaney Biography


Folder 12: Mississippi Burning" Trial (U.S. vs. Price et al.), 1967

U.S. vs. Cecil Price et. Al Photograph
Chronology of the trial
The Verdict
"A Trial Account" by Douglas O. Linder
"Bending Toward Justice: John Doar and the Mississippi Burning Trial" by Douglas O. Linder


Folder 13: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Commemoration, 1989

Gregory to speak at Miami, Columbus Call and Post, March 30, 1989
Article on Dick Gregory, Press Intelligence, Inc. April 1, 1989
Gregory asserts need for change, Pottsville Republican, Pottsville, PA, April 1,People, Jefferson City,MO Post-Tribune, April 2, 1989
Get up, stand up, stand up for your right, April 3, 1989
Gregory Stresses Courage of Mississippi Project The Oxford Press, April 6, 1989
Mississippi Summer vets to reunite in Oxford, The Cincinnati Enquirer, date unknown
Miami should embrace its Freedom Summer heritage, Journal-News, Sunday, November 29, 1998


Folder 14: Articles

Separation Sheet from The Smith Library, Oxford, Ohio, April 19, 1990 Black history at Miami University had key role in movements,� The Miami Student, Friday, February 16, 1996
"State Law On Black Schooling..." by Bob White
"Summer of 1964; Rights activists recall Mississippi" by Janette Rodrigues, Dayton Daily News
"FBI used mob to solve Mississippi murders" by Tom Robbins and Jerry Capeci, New York Daily News
"Many voices join to honor '64 struggle" by Hope Smith, Cincinnati Enquirer
"Souther Town Struggles With a Violent legacy" by Andrew Jacobs, New York Times
"80 march, commemorating 3 Rights Murders of '64" By UPI
"Remembering Lives Given, and Taken" by Clyde Haberman, New York Times
"Oxford remembers slain civil rights volunteers" by Linda Wright, Hamilton Journal
Theatre as an Emancipatory Tool: Classroom Drama in Mississippi, by George Chilcoat and Jerry Ligon,
Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1988, Vol. 30, No. 5, pp. 515-543
"The Legacy and Import of the Freedom Summer Curriculum on the Curriculum Field: Drama in Action" by George W.
"Skip" Chilcoat, Brigham Young University and Jerry A. Ligon, National - Louis University, paper presentation
at the 5th annual Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference, October 27-30, 2004

Folder 15: Memorial dedicated in April 2000

Mississippi and Freedom Summer, Friday, October 27, 2000 (three pages)
Dedication omission unjust, unfair The Oxford Press
Miami dedicates civil rights memorial, The Middletown Journal, Saturday, April 8, 2000
Fax cover sheet April 6, 2000 and letter dated April 7, 2000 to Miami and Oxford Communities from the Office of Congressman, John Lewis
Fax cover sheet from Tammy Boyd to Karen White, the Office of Congressman John Lewis, April 6, 2000
Remarks from Joe Cox at dedication, Associate Provost, Miami University, April 7, 2000
Fax to Ms. White from Dr. Carolyn Goodman, April 7, 2000
Fax of Dedication Ceremony Program, April 7, 2000 Invitation from President Garland to Freedom Summer Memorial Dedication, April 7, 2000 and invitation card to lectures Wednesday and Thursday, April 5 and 6, 2000
Copy of Nota Ben from The Bulletin, p. 38 undated
Tentative Schedule for Wil Haygood, Donald C. Faber Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence, April 2000
Mississippi Summer Project Memorial Miami University copy of watercolor
Fax of Paperweight Measurement
Copy of photo proofs from the April 7, 2007 dedication ceremony (two pages)
Copy of Appendix D: Mississippi Summer Project Running Summary of Incidents
Friends of the Mississippi Project Listing of Depositors (two pages)
Friends of the Mississippi Summer Project, listing of who deposited and how much
Oxford Community Sponsors of Mississippi Summer Project Volunteers List
List of Addresses of SNCC Conference Participants, (four pages)
List of Congressmen addresses
Page of Notes
List of Addresses, (six pages)


Folder 16: Summer of 1964 Volunteers Memories

Ellen Barnes Journal, a Miami graduate student in Political Science, was doing her master's thesis on nonviolence and had permission to spend the week of June 14-20, 1964 training with the civil rights workers at Western College, Oxford, Ohio. (four copies)
Eleanor Aurthur - Mrs. Aurthur visited the Western College Memorial Archives. She was traveling the same route she took in 1964 to Oxford and Mississippi. She hopes to write a novel about the Freedom Summer.

o Short biographical sketch explaining how she became a volunteer. E-mail to Western Archives from Elinor Aurthur, September 3, 2000
E-mail to Elinor Aurthur from Western Archives, Isaac Bloom, September 5, 2000
List of questions for Elinor Aurthur for Story Circles interview, November 19, 2000


Folder 17: Newspaper/magazine Articles

Oxford to Honor 1964 civil-rights martyrs, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Monday, June 20, 1994
Ultimate sacrifice 3 martyrs for civil rights, June 22, 1994 Cleveland Plain Dealer
FBI sent Mafia after KKK, paper says, Cincinnati Enquirer, June 22, 1994
Hopes article continued from page A1, Thursday, February 20, 1997
To the Editor Oxford Press, July 30, 1964
"Miami University Report, Dedication for NAACP/Miami memorial to be.... article
Memorial honors civil rights, by Sarah Pechan
Freedom Summer dispute not for all NAACP members, article by Camilla Hewson Flintermann, Oxford, Ohio
Letters to the editor, Oxford Press, undated
Ultimate sacrifice... monument sought for martyrs of movement, by Randy McNutt, The Cincinnati Enquirer, February 8, 1999 (two copies)
Activists seek memorial for civil rights workers, Chronicle Telegram, Elyria, Oh, February 9, 1999
Activists pursue monument for Mississippi Burning victims, Journal-News, Wednesday, February 10, 1999
Money sought to honor activists, Cleveland Plain Dealer, February 22, 1999 Civil rights workers honored, The Independent, Massillon, Ohio, February Miami to build memorial to activists, The Cincinnati Enquirer, February 26, 1999
Dead activists to get monument, Dayton Daily News, February 26, 1999
Internet printout of Miami to build memorial to slain activists, by Randy McNutt, the Cincinnati Enquirer, February 26, 1999
Internet printout of Monument sought for slain civil rights workers, by Randy McNutt, the Cincinnati Enquirer, February 8, 1999 (three pages)
Memorial: Civil rights heroes, March 1, 1999, The Cincinnati Enquirer; Memorial to civil rights workers planned, The Cincinnati Post, February 26, 1999; Miami honors slain rights workers, article by France Griggs (three copies)
Miami U. plans memorial, Fairborn Daily Herald, February 27, 1999
Memorial to honor civil-rights history, Oxford was hub for training in '64 The Columbus Dispatch, February 27, 1999 Oxford civil rights role worth remembering,Journal-News, February 28, 1999
NAACP/Miami University Memorial to Commemorate Civil Rights Activists, The Columbus Post, March 11, 1999
NAACP, Miami honor slain civil rights workers, The Cincinnati Herald, March 6-12, 1999 (two copies)
Memorial will honor slain civil rights workers, The Cincinnati Post, May 5, 1999
NAACP/Miami Freedom Summer memorial gets go-ahead, Article
Freedom Summer 64 Memorial, from Fall 1999
Groundbreaking for NAACP/Miami Memorial, 7 October 1999
The Miami University Report, vol. 19, no. 12, Groundbreaking for NAACP/Miami memorial, October 14, 1999 (two copies)
Miami to remember slain activists, October 18, 1999 article
Memorial, The Cincinnati Post, October 18, 1999
Miami University to create memorial to 1960s activists, News Messenger, Fremont, Ohio, October 18, 1999; Miami U to create memorial, Star Beacon Ashtabula, Ohio, October 18, 1999
Miami University to create memorial to 1960s activists, Portsmouth Daily Times, October 18, 1999; University to create memorial to activists, October 18, 1999 Daily Sentinel, Pomeroy, Ohio
Miami University to create memorial, Wilmington News-Journal, October 18, 1999; Miami U. plan memorial for activists, Times Reporter, New Philadelphia, Ohio, October 18, 1999 (two copies)
Miami University to build memorial, October 18, 1999 article
Civil rights memorial to be built at Miami University, October 20, 1999
Ohio Memorial to honor activists killed in South in 1964, Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA), October 26, 1999
Memorial to activists going up at Miami, The Cincinnati Post, October 27, 1999
Miami to erect memorial in activists memory, 10/26/99, 10/27/99
Civil rights activists honored, Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, October 27, 1999
Ohio memorial to honor activists killed in South in 1964, Coshocton Tribune, Coshocton, Ohio, October 27, 1999
Miami breaks ground on memorial to activists, The Cincinnati Enquirer, October 27, 1999
Miami to erect memorial in activists memory, Marysville, Ohio Journal-Tribune, October 27, 1999
Groundbreaking for NAACP/Miami memorial, Article


Folder 18: Newspaper/magazine Articles

Memorial ground-breaking, October 28, 1999 Wapakoneta Daily News
Miami to erect memorial to activists, Fairborn Daily Herald, October 28, 1999
Groundbreaking for NAACP Miami Memorial, The Dayton Weekly News, November 4, 1999
NAACP/Miami memorial groundbreaking, Miami Report, 11/4/99
Groundbreaking for NAACP/Miami Memorial, Daily Post, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 4, 1999
I am Miami, New recruitment effort targets multicultural students, November 11, 1999, Columbus, Ohio Call & Post
New recruitment effort targets multicultural students, Call & Post, Columbus, Ohio, November 4, 1999
Miami Report, 3/9/2000 article
Dedication for NAACP/Miami memorial, Call & Post, Columbus, Ohio, March 30, 2000 (two copies)
Dedication for NAACP/Miami memorial to be April 7, The Miami University Report, March 30, 2000
Article, Crisis, March/April 2000
Civil Rights Memorialized, article
U.S. Rep. Lewis to speak at Miami, Journal-News, Wednesday, April 5, 2000 (two copies)
Headline: Across the USA News from every state, USA Today, April 5, 2000 (two copies)
Miami U to memorialize slain activists, The Middletown Journal, April 5, 20000
Civil Rights memorial to be dedicated Friday, Marion Star, Marion, Ohio, April 5, 2000; School to open civil rights memorial, Lima News, Lima, Ohio, April 5, 2000
Civil rights memorial to be dedicated at Miami U., News Journal, Mansfield, Ohio, April 5, 2000; Civil rights memorial to be dedicated, Chronicle Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, April 5, 2000
Writer discusses travels, The Cincinnati Enquirer, April 6, 2000
Lewis forced to cancel appearance at MU, Journal-News, April 7, 2000 (four copies)
Speaker cancels, ceremony will go on, The Cincinnati Enquirer, April 7, 2000 (four copies)
Miami stones honor activists of rights struggle, Dayton Daily News, April 7, 2000
Memorial honors activists, Journal-News, April 8, 2000 (Three copies)
Missing, murdered, and now remembered, Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN), April 8, 2000 (two copies)
Memorial dedicated, The Cincinnati Enquirer, April 8, 2000 (Three copies)
Miami dedicates civil rights memorial, The Middletown Journal, April 8, 2000
Memorial dedicated, The Courier, Findlay, Ohio, April 8, 2000
Civil Rights Memorial, San Francisco Chronicle, April 8, 2000; NAACP president says organization used by Miami, The Oxford Press, May 4, 2000 (two copies)
Miami cannot speak for NAACP Branch, The Oxford Press, May 4, 2000 (Two copies)
Editorial: Secrets out about Oxford's role in Freedom Summer The Oxford Press, printout (Two pages)
Memorial recalls Freedom Summer by Kevin M. Kalish for the Oxford Press
A summer to remember, article photograph with caption (four copies) Memorial recalls Freedom Summer, The Oxford Press, April 13, 2000 (two pages)
Donations, Unidentified article fragment
Journey to Mississippi Article


Folder 19: Notes from Freedom Summer Training, 1965-

Copy of Jane Adams, Notes from Freedom Summer Training: Oxford, Ohio June 17-26, 1964 , 2004





BOX 2

Folder 1: Articles, Papers, Correspondence, ca. 1964

Posters, Pickets, and Tickets, The Miami Student, April 28, 1964
f you are arrested in Mississippi, Prepared by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
Thoughts on Civil Rights Orientation, Oxford, Ohio by Phyllis Hoyt
Power of Attorney for Selection of Legal Counsel Page


Folder 2: Freedom Summer Project (2000 Memorial Correspondence)

Letter to the Longaberger Legacy Initiative, Ohio Bicentennial Commission, from Joseph L. Cox, June 30, 1999
Letter to Mr. Joseph L. Cox, III, from Jane C. Campbell, Programs Coordinator, Ohio Bicentennial Commission, July 20, 1999
Letter to Joseph L. Cox from Andrew L. Verhoff, Ohio Historical Markers Program Coordinator/Historical Agency Consultant, Ohio Historical Society, July 23, 1999
Letter to Joseph L. Cox from Christopher S. Stowe, Historical Markers Specialist, Ohio Historical Society, July 26, 1999
Ohio Historical Marker to be established in Butler County, Attn: Bennie, signed by Joseph L. Cox, July 28, 1999
Fax Cover Sheet to U. S. Representative John Lewis from Karen S. White, December 2, 1999 with letter to Congressman Lewis from James C. Garland, December 2, 1999
Letter to Ms. Lawand Kerns from Karen S. White, February 9, 2000 Fax Cover Sheet to Karen White from LaWand, 3/1/2000, with The Biography of John Lewis (five pages)
Fax Cover Sheet to Ms. Lawand Kerns from Karen S. White, March 2, 2000 with letter to Ms. Lawand Kerns from Karen S. White, March 2, 2000 (two pages) and transaction report
Fax Message from Karen S. White to Ms. Lawand Kerns, March 15, 2000
Letter to Karen from Nancy, March 17, 2000
Letter to Ms. Lawand Kerns from Karen S. White, March 21, 2000
E-mail to Karen from Richard D. Little, August 30, 1999
E-mail to Cecila M. Knight, Burton Kaufman, Vanessa Cummings, and Joseph Cox, from Karen S. White, Subject: Ground Breaking- Freedom Summer Project, September 22, 1999 E-mail to Karen S. White from Celia M. Knight, Subject: Re: Ground Breaking- Freedom Summer Project, 9/22/99 (two pages)
E-mail to Karen S. White from Joseph L. Cox, Subject: Re: Ground Breaking- Freedom Summer Project, 9/22/99
Letter to Mr. Arthur F. Miller from James C. Garland, October 7, 1999 with two list attachments
Model letter from James Garland, October 11, 1999 with five page list attachment
Letter to Byrkett, Ellison, Fox, Governanti, Johnson, Rhodes, Sessions, Short, and Skillings, from Jim Garland, Re: Freedom Summer 64 Memorial, October 11, 1999
Letter to Ms. Meredith Yankow from James C. Garland, October 11, 1999
Letter to Joseph Cox, Vanessa Cummings, Burton Kaufman, Celia Knight, and Richard Momeyer, from Karen White, Re: Groundbreaking- Freedom Summer 64 Memorial, October 11, 1999
E-mail to Karen S. White from Celia M. Knight, Subject: found him, 12 November 1999
E-mail from Osama Ettouney, November 17, 1999


Folder 3: Freedom Summer Project (2000 Memorial Correspondence)

Letter to Karen from Rev. Elmon W. Prier, November 27, 1999 with attached Man plays key role in memorial,� The Middletown Journal, October 28, 1999; The Mission to Mississippi, November 14, 1999
E-mail to Sue Treadway from Karen S. White, January 14, 2000
Letter to Professor Miller from David P. Little, March 4, 2000
Letter to Mr. Wil Haygood, from Karen S. White, March 16, 2000
Wil Haygood/Biographical Sheet
E-mail from Vanessa Cummings, Subject: for your information, 21 March 2000 (three pages)
Model letter from Karen S. White, March 21, 2000 with two attached lists
E-mail from Barbara Heuberger, Subject: Upcoming event, March 23, 2000
E-mail to Barbara Heuberger from Karen S. White, Subject: Re: Upcoming event, March 23, 2000
E-mail to Barbara Heuberger from Karen S. White, Subject: Re: Freedom... film, March 23, 2000
E-mail to Karen White from Demetria Patrick, Subject: Re: Fwd: Re: Freedom Summer Memorial, 25 March 2003 (two pages)
Letter to Ms. White from Dr. Carolyn Goodman, April 7, 2000
Fax Cover Sheet to Karen S. White from Carolyn Goodman, April 5, 2000
Letter to James C. Garland from W. Hardy Eshbaugh, April 8, 2000
E-mail to Joe [Joseph Cox] from Donald Daiker, Subject: Congratulations!, 8 April 2000
Dedication omission unjust, unfair, Oxford Press, April 20, 2000 (two pages)
Letter to Editor from Karen White, April 24, 2000 (two pages, two copies)
Miami cannot speak for NAACP Branch, The Oxford Press, May 4, 2000 (two copies)
NAACP president says organization used by Miami, Oxford Press, May 4, 2000 (two copies)
Letter to President James Garland, from Camilla Hewson Flintermann, May 5, 2000 (two copies)
Freedom Summer dispute not for all NAACP members, by Camilla Hewson Flintermann
Letter to Mr. Wil Haygood from Karen S. White, June 20, 2000
Inter-Office Memorandum to Karen White from Jim Buckley, Subject: Letter of Appreciation, November 16, 2000
Letter to Mr. Miller from Jim Buckley, November 27, 2000
E-mail to Jacky Johnson from Joe Cox, Subject: Re: Freedom Summer Memorial Information, 10/17/06


Folder 4: Articles

Alice Lake, Last Summer in Mississippi , Redbook Magazine, November 1964 (three copies)
Les Bayless, Three who gave their lives: Remembering the martyrs of Mississippi Freedom Summer, 1964, Peoples Weekly World, 25 May, 1996 (two copies)
Mississippi: the attack on bigotry: An outsider comes to fight,produced by Christopher S. Wren, Look, September 8, 1964 (two copies)


Folder 5: Excerpts from two books:

Freedom Summer
Walking with the Wind



Folder 6: The Mood of Miami: Interpretations Amid the 1960's Civil Rights Movement

In 1993, for her Senior Honors Project, Jane Marie Jordan asked 1965 Miami alumni for memories of their years at Miami. We have one copy of the parts related to Western and another copy of the complete paper.


Folder 7: Freedom Summer Continues into the 21st Century

In 2000, Phyllis Hoyt, Dean of Western in 1964, published her book Where the Peonies Bloomed: A Memoir of My Years at Western College. At the end of her book, she has her thoughts on the Civil Rights Orientation of 1964. That one part is in this folder.
Freedom Summer 1964: Remembering Oxford's role in the civil rights movement, by Allison Kolodziej, The Miami Student, February 27, 2004
Freedom Summer Scholars Schedule
Freedom Summer 2004: Historic North-South Freedom Caravan sponsored by the Chaney Goodman Schwerner Justice Coalition, June 9-25, 2004, New York to Mississippi, 15 City Freedom Ride
Truth and Reconciliation in Neshoba County, June 17, 2004
Mississippi Burning Website Pages Students follow the path of Freedom Summer, The Oxford Press, Friday, June 18, year unknown; invitation to 40th anniversary of Freedom Summer 1964; Remembering freedom summer on anniversary, The Oxford Press, Friday, June 18, 2004
Mississippi town honors slain activists 40 years later, Dayton Daily News, Sunday, June 20, 2004
Students retrace Freedom Summer path, The Miami University Report, Vol. 23 No. 38, June 24, 2004
ABC News transcript of Waiting for Justice Documentary on a murder, June 20, 2004 (four copies)
Democratic Debacle, by Joshua Zeitz American Heritage June/July 2004
Contact List on Freedom Summer, 2004
Flyer: Tour Guides for Freedom Summer Conference, 2004
"Speakers Flash Back to MU and the Summer of 1964"
E-mail from P. Anna Johnson, January 14, 2005, Fwd: Articles in the Post (pages 2 to 7)
Email and attached Interview Between Chris Wellin and Roy Torkington

Oxford's Role in Freedom Summer, 1964, The Oxford Press, Friday, June 25, 2010

Folder 8: Various Articles on Freedom Summer from The Miami Student

These articles follow how the students at Miami University were contributing as well as reacting to Freedom Summer.
September 27, 1963 The Great March, The Miami Student
October 15, 1963 Civil Rights Legislation Vote Due, The Miami Student
October 22, 1963 An Outside Agitator, The Miami Student
November 26, 1963 Students Journey to Washington , Return to Support Civil Rights, The Miami Student January 18, 1964 Xavier Censorship, The Miami Student
February 14, 1964 The Letter Box, The Miami Student
February 14, 1964 Southern Leader [George Wallace] Visits UC, Speaks on Discrimination, The Miami Student February 25, 1964 On the Right Side: Wallace Speech, [Editorial], The Miami Student
March 13, 1964 Civil Rights Debate Begins In Senate,The Miami Student
April 14, 1964 SNCC Mississippian [ Lawrence Guyot] Outlines Efforts Necessary for State, The Miami Student
April 24, 1964 Editorial Page: Southern Justice The Miami Student
April 28, 1964 We Too Shall Overcome, The Miami Student
Student recalls Endeavors to Register Negro Voters, The Miami Student, Friday, October 4, 1963
May 1, 1964 Our Readers Write, The Miami Student
April 21, 1964- Miamian Sentenced to Prison,Fiend for SNCC Demonstration


Folder 9: News Articles about the 40 year anniversary of Freedom Summer

Freedom Summer reunion and conference Sept. 17-19, The Miami University Report, September 2, 2004
Faces of Freedom Summer at Miami University Art Museum , The Miami University Report, September 2, 2004
U.S. Representative John Lewis to speak, The Miami University Report, September 9, 2004 (two copies)
Racism is alive, shaking hands, Cincinnati Enquirer, September 27, 2004
On a different pathway to the Creator, Middletown Journal, September 27, 2004 Miami theatre production selected for festival, Miami Report, December 16, 2004 (two copies)
Wisconsin Historical Society Has Papers Of Slain Civil Rights Worker, [Unknown publication], [Unknown date]
Minister flees death threats, settles here, [Unknown publication], [Unknown date]
Finding Freedom Summer: Influences that Endure Compass Magazine, 2005, internet printout


Folder 10: Art Miller News Articles
This folder contains news articles that Art Miller collected that deal with Freedom Summer

My Project is Mississippi , Terrible Mississippi, Monroe Morning World, July 5, 1964
Editors Mail, Oxford Press, July 9, 1964
Western Dean Writes Thoughts On Civil Rights Orientation, Oxford Press, July 9, 1964
Letter to the Editor, Oxford Press, July 30, 1964 (two copies)
Gregory criticizes blacks, condemns white racists, The Miami Student, April 4, 1989 (four pages)
Memorial Wednesday of Civil Rights Effort, The Oxford Press, June 15, 1989 Town where 3 activists died schedules day of remembrance, Cincinnati Enquirer, June 21, 1989 (four pages)
NAACP/Miami University Memorial to Commemorate Civil Rights Activists, The Columbus Post, March 11, 1999
Miami to build memorial to activists, The Cincinnati Enquirer, February 26, 1999
Hopes unidentified article continued, February 20, 1997
Civil rights workers honored, The Massillon Independent, February 26, 1999
Miami to build memorial for civil rights workers, Zanesville Times Recorder, February 26, 1999
Miami U. to build memorial for slain civil rights workers, Chronicle Telegraph, Elyria , February 26, 1999
Martyrs: Monument sought for 3,unidentified continued article, undated (two copies)
Memorial to civil rights workers planned, The Cincinnati Post, February 26, 1999
Memorial will honor slain students, Journal News, October 27, 1999
Dedication for NAACP/Miami memorial, Call & Post (Columbus , Ohio), March 30, 2000 Missing, murdered and now remembered, Star Tribune (Minneapolis , MN), April 8, 2000
Miami dedicates civil rights memorial, The Middletown Journal, April 8, 2000
Civil Rights Memorial, San Francisco Chronicle, April 8, 2000
Memorial: Rights activists remembered, Publication [Unknown], Date [Unknown]
Views of our readers, Publication [Unknown], Date [Unknown]
NAACP chapter to honor front-line civil Middletown Journal, Date [Unknown]
Monument sought for martyrs of movement, Cincinnati Enquirer, Date [Unknown]
Miami U. to build civil rights memorial, Cincinnati Enquirer, Date [Unknown]
Mississippi Group to Meet Monday, Publication [Unknown], Date [Unknown]
To the Editor, Publication [Unknown], Date [Unknown] (two pages)
A Worthy Memorial: Oxford, Ohio, project advanced civil rights, The Columbus Dispatch, Date [Unknown]


Folder 11: Transcripts

Freedom Summer Tape 1: Ms. Camilla Hughson-Flinterman, Gwynn Etter-Lewis, & Ann-Elizabeth Armstrong

Freedom Summer Tape 2: Ann-Elizabeth Armstrong, Joe Cantrell, & David Griffing
Freedom Summer Transcription- Tape 1: [Joe] Cantrell/ [David] Griffing July 24, 2004
Freedom Summer Transcription- Tape 2: Art Miller, July 21, 2004
Freedom Summer Transcription- Tape 3: Paul Daniels August 5, 2004
Freedom Summer Transcription- Tape 4: David & Louise Griffing August 12, 2004
E-mail to Western Archives from Judy Waldron, Subject: Fwd: [WESTERN] arrest for 1964 civil rights murders, January 7, 2005 (two pages)
Freedom Summer Inventory of Tapes in Box for Transcriptions, 2004
Freeedom Summer Transcription Charges, July 6, 2005


Folder 12: Consent Forms

Consent forms for 2004 DVD from Freedom Summer Conference, Oxford, Ohio

Story Circle Release forms for 2004 DVD from Freedom Summer Conference, Oxford, Ohio
Interview Release forms for 2004 DVD from Freedom Summer Conference, Oxford, Ohio Video Release form for 2004 DVD from Freedom Summer Conference, Oxford, Ohio
Story Circles for Freedom Summer List of Participants, 2004
Technical Advisor's Page, 2004
Mississippi Freedom Summer Interview relase form Ronald A Duerksen, February 15, 2012



Folder 13: Bourbon at the Border Miami University Theater Production

Bourbon at the Border, Costume Plot Chart
Copy of Bourbon at the Border, stage directions and play book

Folder 14: Five Copies of Freedom School Poetry

Freedom School Poetry, forward by Langston Hughes, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Atlanta , Georgia , 1965 (Five copies)

Folder 15: Deed of Gift signed for 2004-2011 Freedom Summer Conference, Oxford, Ohio
Folder 16: Consent forms for 2009 DVD from Freedom Summer Conference, Oxford, Ohio


BOX 3

Folder 1: Copies of Miller Photos

Andrew Goodman, June 1964 (1943-1964) Photograph
Photo from Crisis (March/April 2000) of Oxford, Ohio NAACP activists with President Garland after groundbreaking for memorial
Flyer labeled The Worst Horror on Earth
Save Our Land: KKK Join the Klan, For God and Country Flyer
Photos: Andy Goodman and James Forman at Oxford , Ohio , training Session, June 1964 & Bob Moses, architect and guiding spirit of the Freedom Summer project
Photos from an anonymous article, Missing civil rights workers burned station wagon is found and towed away & Andrew Goodman, left, and Mickey Schwerner are missing, Goodman's parents, right, sought help; Photo labeled Rita Schwerner, widow of one of the murdered workers, impressed many of the volunteers with her quiet courage. At Oxford , she told a second group of volunteers that the disappearance of] the three workers only made it more important that the project go forward


Folder 2: Miller Letters

Letter from Wendy H. Kisken, to Mr. and Mrs. Nelson, dated October 10, 1964 (2 pages, two copies)
Letter from Dr. Carolyn Goodman to Friends at Miami University , dated January 1999 (four pages)
Letter from Barbara, dated August 1, 1964
Letter from Cephas to Mr. Nelson, dated July 16, 1964
Letter from Barbara Simon, dated July 6, 1964

Letter from Richard K. Parsons, Attorney, to Councilman Arthur F. Miller, dated October 5, 1964
Letters from Cephas to Mr. Nelson, dated July 16, 1964 (4 pages total) Two Letters to Mr. Nelson from Cephas dated July 16, 1964
Letter from Mrs. Robert E. Strippel to Sirs
Letter from Donald N. Nelson to Senator Edward T. Kennedy, dated January 27, 1965
Letter from Edward M. Kennedy to Mr. Cephas Hughes, February 5, 1965
Letter from Barbara Simon dated July 6, 1964
A Washington Letter from Olin D. Johnston, U.S. Senator, South Carolina , dated 27, 1964 (two pages)
Letter to Mr. Nelson, dated July 10, 1964
Letter to Mr. Nelson from Cephas, dated July 16, 1964 (two pages)
Letter to Whom It May Concern, June 30, 1964 (two pages)


Folder 3: Freedom Summer 40th Anniversary Posters, Flyers, etc.

Letter to Friends and Colleagues from Momeyer, dated September 1, 2004
Voices of Freedom Summer Reunion and Conference in Oxford, Ohio, September 17-19, 2004 Conference Schedule and Program (of Events) (two copies)


Folder 4: Sponsor and Student Volunteer List

Sponsor and Student Volunteer List


Folder 5: Art Miller Copies, copied by Rhonda Smith, July 3, 2004

Carolyn Goodman Curriculum Vita
Mississippi Freedom: South and North [article] by Robbie McCauley
Summer of 64 Memorial by Geoff Cerilli
Thoughts on Civil Rights Orientation, Oxford, Ohio, by Phyllis Hoyt, Dean of Students, dated June 26, 1964
Appeal sponsored by United Church Women of Oxford
Friends of the Mississippi Summer Project Listing of who deposited and how much
U. S. Knights of The Ku Klux Klan Registration Form
The Andrew Goodman Foundation: Hidden Heroes: A Documentary Film Synopsis
Thirty Year Commemoration of the deaths on June 21, 1964 of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner Reception program
Miami University News [article], NAACP/Miami Memorial Gets Go Ahead, February 25, 1999
Criticism Is Beamed At Oxford: Bring Out Point; Miami University Has No Connection, Hamilton , June 28, 1964


Folder 6: Donations from Sandra Adickes

Letter to Jacky Johnson, Archivist from Sandra Adickes, August 4, 2005
Copy of Freedom News, July 23, 1964
Copy of Script of 1953 Class Stunt
Copy of A Freedom Teacher's Report: Phones Are Tapped, Informers Watch Them, Article
Copy of Sandra Adickes Own Story: Why I Went to Mississippi, Article
Copy of Envelope Classes out of doors with: 1 negative
Copy of Envelope Mrs. Addie Mae Jackson my host in Palmer's Crossing with: 1 negative
Copy of Envelope Priest Creek Baptist Church Freedom School with: 2 negatives Copy of Envelope Volunteers with: note and 1 negative
Copy of 1 photograph and 1 negative Copy of 1 photograph and 1 negative
Copy of 2 photographs
Copy of Envelope FS Student with: 1 negative
Copy of 4 photographs
Copy of 4 photographs
Copy of 5 photographs
Copy of 5 photographs
Letter from Adickes about her book the Legacy of a Freedom School and possible visit by her to lecture
Biography about Sandra Adickes



Folder 7: Donations from Nina Myatt

Copy of SNCC summer project harassed, Record, Antioch College, May 8, 1964
Copy of SNCC workers scared but determined while in Oxford, Record, Antioch College, Monday, July 6, 1964
Copy of ACRE organizes Miss. Co-op, Record, Antioch College, Friday, October 30, 1964
Copy of SNCC workers scared but determined while in Oxford, Record, Antioch College, Friday, July 3, 1964
Copy of A Long, Hot Summer in Mississippi, The Antiochian, November 196?
Copy of Article Page 2
Letter from Nina Myatt, Curator Antioch University, Yellow Springs Ohio to Western Archives outlining
items in their collection related to Freedom Summer in Oxford, September 20, 2005


Folder 8: More Freedom Summer

Photo Gallery: Neshoba's Legacy of Racial Violence, Online Print-Out (three copies)


Folder 9: Smithsonian: Voices of the Civil Rights Movement

Copy of Book Voices of the Civil Rights Movement: Black American Freedom Songs 1960-1966 from Smithsonian Institution, Program in Black American Culture




BOX 4

Folder 1: Why Mississippi?

Satirical comic strip, New York Times, "Views of the Civil Rights Crisis", June 28, 1964
Article Mississippi: A Profile of the Nation's Most Segregated State, [1964]
Graph of The Civil Rights Bill - Four Key Provisions and the Problems they are Designed to Correct



Folder 2: Articles from 1964

Students Start Rights Training in Oxford, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, June 15, 196 Students Told Dixie Has Perils, by Raymond R. Coffey Chicago News, June 16, 1964
Students Told: Watch Out for Klan, by Nicholas Hoffman Chicago News, June 17, 1964
Two Valley City College Students Among Trainees for Rights Mission, by Raymond R. Coffey, CDN Forum News Service; Carrington, Mandaree Young Men Are Friends, Have Much in Common
Morning Forum, Fargo, North Dakota
Students Warned on Southern Law, by Claude Sitton, The New York Times, Friday, June 19, [1964]
Racial Workers Ready to Invade State, Gulfport-Biloxi, Miss. Herald, Undated
Shaken But Staying, Mississippi Rights Corps Vow to Go On Full Steam, Monroe (LA) World, June 20, 1964
Group Wants Mississippi Occupied, by Joseph Alsop, Royal Tribune June 30, 1964;
Students Will Seek to Register 200,000 Mississippi Negroes, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, June 20, 1964 (two copies)
"Dangerous Summer, The Milwaukee Journal, June 19, 1964
U.S. Aide Cautions Rights Workers, The New York Times, June 20, 1964; Dangerous Summer, The Milwaukee Journal, June 19, 1964
200 Students Heading for Mississippi, Lafayette, LA Advertiser, June 21, 1964;
Race Corps Moving on Mississippi, by Hoke Norris, Pittsburgh Pa. Press, June 21, 1964
Mississippi Rights Bus Leaves Ohio, Pine Bluff Ark Commercial, June 21, 1964
Son in Miss. Jail, Father Asks U.S. Aid, New York Post, June 21, 1964
Students Jam Mississippi to Aid Negroes, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, June 22, 1964
Second Session at Oxford, Missing Men Report Stirs Rights Trainees, Cincinnati Enquirer, June 23, 1964; Civil Rights Workers Arrive in Mississippi, June 22, 1964; 2d Student Unit Begins Training, Cleveland Plain Dealer, date unknown
The Dangerous Journey, New York Post, June 24, 1964
Oxford Demonstrators Undaunted Dayton News, June 24, 1964 (two copies)
Charred Hulk of Car Spurs Intense Search, New Haven, Conn. Register, June 24, 1964; Make Mississippi Safe, Cleveland Press, June 25, 1964; More Rightists To Leave Oxford For Mississippi This Weekend, Cincinnati Enquirer, 6/25/64
Group Appeals for Protection, Hackensack, NJ Record, date unknown; UW Rights Worker Approaches Trip Soberly, Milwaukee Journal, June 25, 1964
Cranks on Phones Intimidate Parents, Hartford, Conn. Times, date unknown;
No Volunteers Quit Civil Rights Project, Bay City Mich. Times, June 1964
UW Rights Worker Approaches Trip Soberly, Milwaukee Journal, June 25, 1964
Travelers Yet to Come, by Jimmy Breslin, New York Herald-Tribune, June 25, 1964
Integration Students To Continue in The Project, Marion, Ind. Leader-Tribune, June 25, 1964
Week of Violence, New York Times, June 28, 2964
Mississippi Invasion Army, Columbia, S.C. Record, June 25, 1964
Wife of Missing Rights Worker Wants Sheriff to Deny Its Stunt Minneapolis Tribune, June 26, 1964
Make Mississippi Safe, Cleveland Press, June 25, 1964
More Rightists To Leave Oxford for Mississippi This Weekend, Cincinnati Enquirer, June 25, 1964;
Parents Backing Mississippi Drive Despite Danger, They Won't Bid Students Come Home by Thomas Buckley; Tribute to Youth In Mississippi Crisis, News American, Baltimore, MD.,(June 25, 1964?)
Tribute to Youth in Mississippi Crisis, Baltimore, MD. News American, June 1964
In Mississippi Students Urged to Work Harder, Greenville, Tex. Herald Banner, date unknown; Johnson's Warning on Rights, Cleveland Plain Dealer, June 25, 1964; The Mississippi Invasion Army, June 25, 1964
Mississippi's Lawless Invaders, Shreveport Louisiana Journal, June 24, 1964
"Work Harder, Civil Rights, School Students Urged, 6/26/64
Last Oxford Group Off to Mississippi, The Plain Dealer, June 28, 1964
Milwaukeean On the Scene in Mississippi, Milwaukee Sentinel, date unknown
Rights Workers Vow Miss. Push, Elmira, NY, Star Gazette, June 30, 1964
Southern Critics: Oxford Blamed for Rights Meet, Dayton News, June 23, 1964
Collegiates Will Invade Mississippi, Vicksburg Post, 1964
Fight to Avoid Use of Troops in Mississippi, Racine, Wis. Journal-Times, June 30, 1964
Workers Will Move Full Steam, by John Hall,El Paso, Tex. Times, date unknown
"Rights Workers Shaken but Still Pour into Miss, June 30, 1964
Mississippi Now Has Armed Guerrilla Units, Lewiston, Idaho Tribune, June 1964
U.S. Puts Rights Army On Its Own in Dixie, Chicago News, date unknown
More FBI Agents in Mississippi, Gastonia, N.C. Gazette, date unknown
Students Get Taste of Terror at School, Newark, N.J., Star-Ledger, date unknown
Oxford Still Talks of Training Meet, Article; White Moderate Lives in Fear Very Real Danger in Mississippi, Minneapolis Tribune, 7/12/64
Mississippi Project Friends Seek Donations to Aid Work, Oxford Press, July 2, 1964; Rights Group Knew Mississippi Dangers, Columbus Dispatch, date unknown
Rights Workers Vow Miss. Push, Elmira, NY, Star Gazette, June 30, 1964; Oxford Blamed for Rights Meet, Dayton News, June 1964; Collegiates Will Invade Mississippi, Vicksburg Post, 1964
Negroes Plan to Test Bill, Murfreesboro Tenn. News-Journal, date unknown; Rights Invaders Told: Be Wary of Mississippi Cops, Chicago News, date unknown; Trainees for Rights Mission, Fargo, ND Morning Forum, date unknown
Oxford Demonstrators Undaunted Dayton News, June 24, 1964 (two copies)
No Religious Beliefs, In Mississippi Today, Cool Look at Long Summer Articles; First Page of Thoughts on Civil Rights Orientation
Editors Mail Two Articles
Mississippi's Lawless Invaders, June 24, 1964
Son in Miss. Jail, Father Asks U.S. Aid, New York Post, June 21, 1964
Students Will Seek to Register 200,000 Mississippi Negroes, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, June 20, 1964 (two copies)
Fear Clash With Militia, Article; Volunteers Are Lauded, Warned, Article
Senseless Slaughter, Thursday, August 6, 1964
Young Rights Trainees Scared, Dedicated, Austin Texan, date unknown; Tommies Liked His Song, Carbondale, Ill. South Illinoisan, July 2, 1964
Ex-St. Paulite Risks Life in Mississippi, Minneapolis, Minn. Tribune, date unknown; Mississippi Invasion Army, Article;
No Religious Beliefs,In Mississippi Today, Cool Look at Long Summer Articles; Rights Worker Reports on Mississippi Philadelphia Bulletin, date unknown; Rights Worker to Speak Here, Cincinnati Post & Times Star, 8/27/64
Race Corps Moving on Mississippi, Pittsburgh, PA Press, June 21, 1964; Mississippi Rights Bus Leaves Ohio, Pine Bluff Ark Commercial, 6/21/64
Son in Miss. Jail, Father Asks U.S. Aid, New York Post, June 21, 1964; Urges Caution on Rights Test, Cleveland Plain Dealer, date unknown
Editorial Comment Article; Death Fears Slow Dixie Rights Drive Article; Workers Vow Strong Drive in Mississippi, Toledo Times, date unknown; Rights Workers will continue, Thomasville Times, June 30, 1964
Shaken but Staying, Mississippi Rights Corp Vow to Go On Full Steam, Monroe LA World, June 20, 1964; Group Wants Mississippi Occupied, 6/30/64;
Fight to Avoid Use of Troops in Mississippi, Racine, Wis. Journal-Times, June 30, 1964; Workers Will Move Full Steam, El Paso, Tex. Times, date unknown; Rights Workers Shaken, But still Pour into Miss., Springfield, Mass. Union, date unknown
U.S. Powers are Limited in Dealing with Civil Rights Strife, Article
Group Appeals for Protection, Hackensack, NJ Record, date unknown; UW Rights Worker Approaches Trip Soberly, Milwaukee Journal, June 25, 1964; Cranks on Phones Intimidate Parents, Hartford, Conn. Times, date unknown; No Volunteers Quit Civil Rights Project, Bay City Mich. Times, June 1964
FBI Joins in Search in South for 3 Missing Rights Workers, Yonkers, NY Herald Statesman, date unknown; Freedom To the Delta, Charleston, SC Post, date unknown
Mississippi Now Has Armed Guerrilla Units, Lewiston, Idaho Tribune, June 1964; U.S. Puts Rights Army On Its Own in Dixie, Chicago News, date unknown
Make Mississippi Safe, Cleveland Press, June 25, 1964; More Rightists To Leave Oxford for Mississippi This Weekend, Cincinnati Enquirer, 6/25/64; ; Integration Students To Continue in The Project, Marion, Ind. Leader-Tribune, June 25, 1964
U.S. Aide Cautions Rights Workers, The New York Times, June 20, 1964; Dangerous Summer, The Milwaukee Journal, June 19, 1964
Dulles Being Sent to Scene; On LBJ Orders, Bridgeport, Conn. Post, date unknown; Dulles Heads Probe of Missing Rights Trio in Mississippi Article
Students Told Dixie Has Perils, Chicago News, June 16, 1964
The Mississippi Invasion Army, Columbia, SC, Record, June 25, 1964; Wife of Missing Rights Worker Wants Sheriff to Deny It's Stunt Minneapolis Tribune, June 26, 1964
Says Mississippi Project has responsible leadership, Lancaster, PA. Intelligencer-Journal; More Volunteers For Mississippi, Columbia, MO. Tribune
Racial Workers Ready to Invade State, Gulfport-Biloxi, Miss. Herald
Students Jam Mississippi to Aid Negroes, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, June 22, 1964
Three Greater Boston Students in Mississippi: Bullets Threats Ostracism, Article
SNCC Aids Insurrectionary Group Article, The Agony of Mississippi Daring New Gospel is Heard, New York Journal American, 1964
Students Get Taste of Terror at School, Newark, N.J., Star-Ledger, date unknown; More FBI Agents in Mississippi, Gastonia, N.C. Gazette, date unknown
Last Oxford Group Off to Mississippi, P.D., June 28, 1964
Rights Workers Trained to Cope With Violence, Jail, Milwaukee Journal, July 5, 1964
In Mississippi Greenville, Tex. Herald Banner, date unknown, Johnson's Warning on Rights, Cleveland Plain Dealer, June 25, 1964, Parents Backing Mississippi Drive, undated, Tribute to Youth in Mississippi Crisis, Baltimore, MD. News American, June 1964
(Week of Violence Article on Back)
Students Jam Mississippi to Aid Negroes, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, June 22, 64
For Freedom Schools, To Deputize 50 Farmers Articles on One page (Week of Violence Article on Back)

Rights Training Classes Slated for June 12-27 Cleveland Plain Dealer, undated

Folder 3: Articles from 1964

"Alpha Sigma Alpha Pledges 12 Women for Fall Classes, October 25, 1963
"The First Step:, The Miami Student, December 6, 1963
Academic Freedom, The Miami Student, Friday, February 14, 1964
Posters, Pickets and Tickets, The Miami Student, Tuesday, April 28, 1964
Gregory, Freedom Group Stage Civil Rights Benefit, The Miami Student, Tuesday, April 28, 1964 Mississippi Professor Speaks on Segregation at Miss, February 21, 1964
Spotlight: Civil Rights, The Miami Student, Friday, March 20, 1964
Rumor, The Miami Student, Friday, May 1, 1964
Gregory Concert Yields No Violence, May 1, 1964
Gregory Discusses Student's Action in Press Interview, The Miami Student, May 11, 1964
FBI Joins in Search in South for 3 Missing Rights Workers, Yonkers, NY Herald Statesman, date
Matter of Fact, Murder by Night, Washington Post, June 17, 1964
Civil Rights Study Begins on Western College Campus, The Oxford Press, June 18, 1964
Johnson's Warning on Rights, Cleveland Plain Dealer, June 25, 1964
"Dear Friend of the Mississippi Summer Project, June 28, 1964, 2 pages
"The News of the Week In Review as Demonstrators and Violence Focused the Nation's Attention on the Civil
Rights Struggle"
"Dear Friends of the Mississippi Summer Project, July 4, 1964
Civil Rights Groups at Western Prepare for Voter Registration, August 1964
Birmingham Place for Hope Reports Dr. R. Frank Fulton, The Oxford Press, Thursday, July 30, 1964
Mourning a son, Copy of Photograph, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Goodman reacts as the body of their son Andrew is
taken from a plane at Newark Airport on August 7.
Trustees Set Polivy College to Refuse Rights Prep School, Akron Beacon Journal, March 26, 1965
Event sincere, Selma Marcher Tells NAACP, Hamilton, May 20, 1965
Training for the freedom fight, Activists recall Oxford program, Cincinnati Enquirer, June 20, 1989
Rights Worker Service Slated, The Daily Standard, Celina, O., June 21, 1989
Plaque honors human rights, The Oxford Press, Thursday, October 29, 1992
Oxford marks registration projects 30th anniversary on Tuesday, June 21, Times Bulletin, Van Wert, O., June 18, 1994
Miami civil rights monument gets guarantee, Journal-News, Friday, February 26, 1999
Freedom Summer volunteers among those who were truly great Article, April 11, 1999
"Miami's tribute to civil rights martyrs by Allan Winkler, June 28, 1999
Miami memorial to honor civil rights activists, Wednesday, October 13, 1999
Terrorists Cheated of Victim: Three Lives for Mississippi Article, undated
A Reflection on June, 1964 and Racism, Then and Now, Speech from Rick Momeyer, June 18, 1994; Criticism is Beamed at Oxford, Hamilton, 6/28/64
78 Leave Here on Summer Rights Project Cincinnati Enquirer, June 1964
"Missing" Poster (two copies)
Alvin Silverman Urges Caution on Rights Test, Cleveland Plain Dealer, date unknown
Three Youths Trained Here Disappear, The Oxford Press, date unknown
Students Warned on Southern Law, The New York Times, Friday, June 19, year unknown
Civil Rights Workers Arrive in Mississippi, June 22,1964;
Editorially Speaking... Why Blame Us? Your Right to Know is the Key to Liberty The Oxford Press, July, 2, 1964
Thoughts on Civil Rights Orientation June 26, 1964, Oxford, Ohio, by Phyllis Hoyt (two copies)
The First Step, The Miami Student, Friday, December 6, 1963
Wesley Foundation Discusses New Civil Rights Legislation, The Miami Student, October 25, 1963
Matter of Fact: Murder by Night, Washington Post, June 17, 1964
Missing Poster (two copies)
Terrorists Cheated of Victim: Three Lives for Mississippi Article
Rights Worker Service Slated, The Daily Standard, Celina, O., June 21, 1989
Oxford marks registration projects 30th anniversary on Tuesday, June 21, Times Bulletin, Van Wert, O., June 18, 1994
Plaque honors human rights, The Oxford Press, Thursday, October 29, 1992
Miami to build memorial to activists, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Friday, February 26, 1999
Monument sought for martyrs of movement, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Monday, February 8, 1999
Three Youths Trained Here Disappear, The Oxford Press, date unknown
Miami's tribute to civil rights martyrs, Cincinnati Post, June 28, 1999
Miami memorial to honor civil rights activists, Wednesday, October 13, 1999
Memorial will honor slain civil rights workers, Cincinnati Post, May 5, 1999
Black History at Miami University had key role in movements, The Miami Student, Friday, February 16, 1996
The News of the Week in Review, The New York Times, Sunday, June 28, 1964
Missing auto of trio found by FBI Tuesday (1964), The Neshoba Democrat, June 25, 1964
Historical context of 1964 civil rights murders, The Neshoba Democrat, June 25, 1964
Visiting media (July 9, 1964), The Neshoba Democrat, July 9, 1964
$1 million suit filed against NBC, others, The Neshoba Democrat, July 23, 1964
Civil Righter's suit dismissed/August 6, 1964, The Neshoba Democrat, August 6, 1964
Bodies of missing trio found buried in levee, The Neshoba Democrat, August 6, 1964
Justice Department Attorney is Booed at Civil Rights School, Minneapolis, Minn. Tribune, date unknown
Race Corps Moving on Mississippi, Pittsburgh Press, June 21, 1964; Mississippi Rights Bus Leaves Ohio, Pine Bluff Ark. Commercial, June 21, 1964
Southern Critics: Oxford Blamed for Rights Meet, Dayton News, June 23, 1964; Collegiates Will Invade Mississippi, Vicksburg, Miss. Post, June 1964
US Puts Rights Army On Its Own in Dixie, Chicago News, June 1964


Folder 4: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Commemoration, 1989

Freedom school's grads return to tell life's lessons, The First Cox Newspaper, Thursday, March 30, 1989
Miami to recall role in civil rights tragedy, The Journal-News, Saturday, June 17, 1989
Observance to mark slayings in Mississippi, Middletown (Ohio) Journal, Sunday, June 18, 1989
Remembering slain activists for civil rights, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Tuesday, June 20, 1989
"Twenty Fifth Commemoration of Freedom Summer an Oxford Community Celebration" June 21, 1989
Service at Miami University remembers place in history, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Thursday, June 22, 1989
Service Honors Trio of Martyrs, The Journal-News, Thursday, June 22, 1989
Civil rights movement veterans honor slain workers, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Thursday, June 22, 1989
Freedom Summer 1964, High Street Journal, December 2, 1999


Folder 5: Articles from 1964
Western C. To Host Civil Rights School, Oxford Press, May 28, 1964
Students Warned on Southern Law, The New York Times, Friday, June 19, year unknown
U.S. Aide Cautions Rights Workers, The New York Times, June 20, 1964

Over 100 Students-Civil Rights Workers Arrive in Mississippi, June 22, 1964; 3 Rights Workers Are Freed After Paying $20 Fines, Baton Rouge, LA. State Times, date unknown; 2nd Student Unit Begins Training, Cleveland Plain Dealer, date unknown
"COFO, the Coalition That's Battling by Dom Bonafede, The Herald Tribune, date unknown
With Dignity and Restraint, Clarksdale, Miss. Press Register, date unknown
Dulles Being Sent to Scene; On LBJ Orders, Bridgeport, Conn. Post, date unknown
Course at WCW In Civil Rights to Enroll 600, 1964
"Article by Hank Hokamp", Champaign, Ill. News-Gazette, August 30, year unknown
The March on Mississippi, Daytona Beach, Journal;
Postdeb Joins Crusade, Milwaukee Wis. Sentinel, date unknown
Matter of Fact, Murder by Night, Washington Post, date unknown
Says Mississippi Project has responsible leadership, Lancaster, PA. Intelligencer-Journal, date unknown; More Volunteers For Mississippi, Columbia, MO. Tribune, date unknown
Freedom Summer Orientation



BOX 5

20th Century Interactive Making Connections to America's Past, Teacher's Guide and CD-Rom


BOX 6


Folder 1: Articles and Papers, ca. 1964

Inter-Collegiate Conference on Community Action in Race Relations, Oxford, Ohio, March 25-30, 1961 Informational Brochure
Letter to Mr. Hoxie from Ruth Lester from Life, July 3, 1964
Newsletter from Friends of the Mississippi Summer Project Newsletter No., 2, August 5, 1964; June 18, 1964; July 14, 1964; August 5, 1964; Septemper 22, 1964; November 18, 1964; January 25, 1964
In Keeping with the Prophets: The Mississippi Summer of 1964, The Christian Century, date unknown


Folder 2: Freedom Summer Papers, undated, ca. 1964

Western College Alumnae Annual Giving Fund Envelope filled out by Mrs. Edw. F. Heekin
Letter to Mr. Frank Dodd from Herrick B. Young, President, date unknown
Letter to Berenice from Mabel, October 8, year unknown
Envelope to Alumnae Office with letter from Mrs. [Harriet] E. Martin Schraffran
Western College Inter-Office Communication to Dr. Young from B. Stegall, September 18, year unknown
Letter to Alumnae Secretary from Helen Hahn, date unknown
Letter to Alumnae Office from Dorothy Goldstone Marcus
Thank you note from Martha Hall Wedeman
Letter on Western College Alumnae Development Committee stationary from Mrs. Morris Denny [Helen Pentzer]
Letter to Murl, Berenice, and Mary Louise, from Charlaine Tullis Stone
Letter to Berenice from Charlotte Burrer (two pages)


Folder 3: Freedom Summer Correspondence, 1964

Memorandum [sic] to The Cabinet from President Young, May 25, 1964
Western College Inter-Office Communication to Mr. Keebler from President Young, May 5, 1964
Letter to Reverend Bruce Hanson from Herrick B. Young, President, June 5, 1964
Western College Inter-Office Communication to Miss Hoyt, Mr. Keebler and Mr. Myers from President Young, 5-7-64
Letter to Mr. Keebler from President Young, May 11, 1964
Letter to Mr. Keebler, Mr. Dodd, Miss Hoyt, Mr. Myers, from President Young, May 13, 1964
Thoughts on Civil Rights Orientation, Oxford, Ohio by Phyllis Hoyt, Dean of Students, June 26, 1964 (three pages)
Letter to Mrs. Stegall from Diana Koch Mascali, June 21, 1964
Letter to Madam from Mildred Walker Elberfeld, June 22, 1964
Card from Roberta Scott Ball, June 24, 1964
Letter to Berinice from Katherine M. Wanysler [?], June 25, 1964
Letter to Margaret from Crissy, June 25, [1964?]
Letter to Reverend Bruce Hanson from Herrick B. Young, President, June 26, 1964
Letter to Margaret from Florence Horchow, June 27, 1964
Western College Inter-Office Communication, to Alumnae Office from Phyllis Hoyt, June 29, 1964
Letter to Alumnae Office from Elizabeth Timberlake Binder, June 29, 1964
Letter to Alumnae Office from Elizabeth Timberlake Binder, June 29, 1964
Letter to Whom It May Concern, from Cynthia Leslie, June 30, 1964
Letter to Berenice from B.J. Nelson, June 30, 1964
Letter to Mrs. [Florence] Joseph Horchow from Herrick B. Young, President, July 1, 1964
P.S. Letter to Crissy LaRoche from Berenice Stegall, July 1, 1964
Letter to President Young from Berenice Davis Stegall, July 1, 1964
Letter to Mrs. Morris Denny from Herrick B. Young, President, July 2, 1964
Letter to Mrs. Conrad Leslie from Herrick B. Young, President, July 2, 1964
Letter to Mrs. David J. Stone from Berenice Stegall, July 2, 1964
Letter to Mrs. David J. Stone from Herrick B. Young, President, July 2, 1964
Letter to Mrs. Katherine M. Wampler from Herrick B. Young, President, July 2, 1964
Letter to Gentlemen, Western College Alumnae Development Fund, from Margaret MacGregor Nichols (Mrs. Samuel H., Jr.), July 4, 1964
Letter to Mrs. [Charlaine] David J. Stone from Mary Louise Charles, July 6, 1964 (two pages)
Letter to Mrs. John F. Nelson from Berenice Stegall, July 6, 1964
Letter to Mrs. John F. Nelson [B.J.] from Berenice Stegall, July 6, 1964
Letter to Mrs. Raymond C. Binder from Berenice Stegall, July 7, 1964
Letter to Mrs. Gerald Hahn from Berenice Stegall, July 8, 1964
Letter to Mrs. Samuel H. Nichols, Jr., Berenice Stegall, July 10, 1964
Letter to Mr. Charles J. Thornton from Henry J. Arnold, July 14, 1964
Letter to Mrs. Stegall from Willa Allen Frink, July 15, 1964
Letter to Mr. Robert W. Spike from Philip F. Myers, July 22, 1964
Letter to Miss Phyllis Hoyt from Phyllis Bailey (Mrs. J. Earl), July 29, 1964
Letter to Mrs. Gerald H. McBride from Philip F. Myers, July 30, 1964
Letter to Mrs. Gordon J. Burrer from Mary Louise Charles, July 31, 1964
Letter to Mrs. Fred A. Dewey from Mrs. Berenice Stegall, September 2, 1964
Letter to Mrs. Berenice Stegall from Crissy, Mrs. James N. LaRoche, September 6, 1964
Letter to Mrs. Gordon J. Burrer from Mrs. Berenice Stegall, August 21, 1964
Letter to Gentlemen, Western College Bulletin, from Mary M. Dewey (Mrs. Fred A. Dewey), August 23, 1964
Letter to [Crissy] Mrs. James N. LaRoche from Berenice Stegall, October 8, 1964
Letter to President Young from Vendela T. Heller, undated [1964?]


Folder 4: Freedom Summer Publications (John Bloom File), ca. 1964

Mississippi Subversion of the Right to Vote Publication by The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
A Chronology of Violence and Intimidation in Mississippi Since 1961, Publication by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
Mississippi Freedom Summer Brochure from the Council of Federated Organizations (two copies)
Tired of Being Sick and Tired... Jerry DeMuth, The Nation, June 1, 1964
University of Mississippi, April 15, 1964 Faculty Statement
It Will Be a Hot Summer in Mississippi, by Richard Woodley, The Reporter, May 21, 1964
New Racist Organization Terrorizes Several South Mississippi Counties, The Delta Democrat-Times; White Association Disclaims Charges as Negroes Point to 5 Deaths, Delta Democrat-Times, May 10, 1964;"White Association Disclaims Violence Charges as Negroes Point to 5 Deaths," Delta Democrat-Times, May 10, 1964
The Student Voice, Vol. 5, No. 14, June 9, 1964
Mr. James Houton candidate for Congress, advertisement from campaign, June 2, 1964
Mississippi Project: Oxford still talks of Training Meeting, Dayton Daily News, Sunday, July 12, 1964
The Student Voice, Vol. 5, No. 16, July 15, 1964
The Oxford Press, Section Two,Editorial Comment, Editors Speak in Mississippi, July 9, 1964
Western Dean Writes Thoughts on Civil Rights Orientation, The Oxford Press, July 9, 1964
Incident Summary (page 9 and 10), undated [July 17-20, 1964?]
Letters from Mississippi: I Lay There Waiting to Be Shot, Dayton Daily News, August 9, 1964
Newsletter from the Friends of the Mississippi (Summer) Project, No. 3, September 22, 1964
Negroes are dragged off federal property as the FBI looks on, Registration in Alabama, The New Republic, October 26, 1963, reprinted [1964?]


Folder 5: Freedom Summer Freedom Registration Form (John Bloom File)


Freedom Registration Form (two copies)


Folder 6: Letters to John Bloom (John Bloom File)

The Klansman Publication by the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan of Mississippi
Copy of Notes from an Anonymous Freedom Fighter Copy of Letter to Mr. & Mrs. Bloom from Dorie a Freedom Summer Volunteer
Copy of Letter on Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee from Mr. & Mrs. Bloom, from Dorie a Freedom Summer Volunteer, undated
Transcript of pages written by David Wolf of Hartford Connecticut, summer volunteer
Copy of Letter to Mr. & Mrs. Bloom from Dorie, July 13, 1964
Copy of Letter to Mr. & Mrs. Bloom from Dorie, July 19, 196[4?]
Copy of Letter to Mr. & Mrs. Bloom from Dorie, July 22, 1964
Letter to Mr. Robert White, Editor, The Oxford Press, from Rev. Bruce Hanson, National Council of Churches, Commission of Religion and Race, 30 July 1964
Copy of Letter to Mr. & Mrs. Bloom from Dorie, September 27, 1964
Copy of Letter to Mr. & Mrs. Bloom from Dorie, December 8, 1964
Copy of Letter to Mr. & Mrs. Bloom from Dorie, January 18, 1965


Folder 7: Freedom Summer Incident Reports (John Bloom File)

July 10 Report on Summer Community Centers
Incident Summary, August 14


Folder 8: Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Information

Platform and Principles of the Mississippi State Democratic Party Adopted in Convention in the City of Jackson June 30, 1960
Mississippi: How Negro Democrats Fared Report
The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Report


Folder 9: Donation from Amy Peterson (Freedom Pin), ca. 1964

Note to Ms. Johnson from Amy Peterson, March 26, 2007
SNCC Pin in envelope on card
Political Heritage Business Card
Political Heritage Flyer
Political Heritage Invoice/Packing Slip
Package Envelope
Political Heritage Packing List


Folder 10:Freedom Summer Articles, ca. 1964-2004

Terrorists Cheated of Victim, San Francisco Examiner, May 4, 1965 [1964?]
Course at WCW in Civil Rights to Enroll 600, undated [May 20, 1964?]
Event Sincere, Selma Marcher Tells NAACP, Hamilton, May 20, 1965 [1964?]
Into Jaws of Hate and Fear Ride 200, undated [May 1964?]
Thoughts on Civil Rights Orientation, June 26, 1964, Oxford, Ohio, Summer Bulletin, 1964
Gregory Stresses Courage of Mississippi Project, Oxford Press, April 16, 1989
Service Honors Trio of Martyrs, June 26, 1989
Memorial recallsFreedom Summer, The Oxford Press, April 3, 2000
Miami's new center for American and World Cultures debuts lecture series, The Miami University Report, Vol. 20 No. 5, August 31, 2000
Training for the freedom Fight, Activists recall Oxford program, date unknown [2000?]
Students follow the path of Freedom Summer, 2004
Remember Freedom Summer on anniversary, The Oxford Press, June 28, 2004
Students retrace project marked by workers deaths, Dayton Daily News, June 20, 2004


Folder 11: Student Paper on Imagery and Freedom Summer

History 717 paper, November 1987 - "Oxford, Ohio, and the South: Imagery and the Freedom Summer of 1964," by Stuart R. Thomson


Folder 12: Freedom Summer- 40th Reunion- Photos and miscellanies, 2004

9 Photos from Roland Duerksen, took during his stay in Mississippi:

o Citizens Councils: States Rights- Racial Integrity sign
o Inscription on Jackson Mississippi School building, reads: 1060 Administrative Offices, Colored School Division, Jackson Municipal Separate School District
o Freedom School in Jackson , Mississippi

o Singer at Freedom School class in Jackson , Mississippi
o Chalk-board next to COFO headquarters building in Jackson, Mississippi

o Building that served as headquarters for the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO)
o Mock Political Convention
o Freedom Democratic Party headquarters house
o Robert Moses, director of the 1964 Mississippi Summer Project during break session

Thank You Note [addressed to Kathy from Ruth and Dan Britt]thanking her for dinner with Congressmen John Lewis at the 2004 Freedom Summer Conference at Miami University in Oxford, OH, September 19, 2004
2 Western College Memorial Archives Flyers
Voices of Freedom Summer Reunion and Conference in Oxford , Ohio September 17, 18, 19, 2004, Conference Schedule and Program
Copy of cover of Two Visions of Freedom CDs
Copy of Mississippi Freedom Project Pamphlet [2 copies]
Copy of Mississippi Summer Project Pamphlet [2 copies]
Miscellaneous Photos used on Freedom Summer Advertising Billboards
o 4 Photos of the Freedom Summer Memorial
o 6 Photos from the Hoxie Collection of the Smith Library of Regional History, Enlargements
o 6 Photos from the Roland Duerksen Collection, Enlargements


Folder 13: Letters from Mississippi

MU Lecture series to analyze Freedom Summer, The Miami Student, Tuesday, September 13, 2005



Folder 14: Donations from Jeff Acorn

New Mississippi Newsletter, July 11, 2000
List of Some Aspects of Black-White Problems as Seen by Field Staff
Letter to Summer Project Worker, May 5, 1964 from Mississippi Summer Project Staff
Memo to Summer Project Participants from Summer Project Committee, Re: Orientation
Memo to Accepted Applicants
Council of Federated Organizations Legal Guide
Letter from Jeff Acorn about materials he has donated to the Western College Memorial Archives,
August 3, 2005


Folder 15: Freedom Summer 40th Anniversary Posters, Flyers, etc.

Voices of Freedom Summer September 17-19, 2004 Registration Form
Voices of Freedom Summer Conference in Oxford, Ohio September 17-19, 2004 small poster
Voices of Freedom Summer Conference in Oxford, Ohio September 17-19, 2004 large poster
Table Tent of Voices of Freedom Summer Conference in Oxford, Ohio September 17-19, 2004
Flyer of Voices Freedom Summer Conference highlights mentions Representative John Lewis, Bob Moses, Mississippi Summer Project, in Oxford, Ohio September 17-19, 2004
Flyer of Write. Right? Reviewing Letters from MS, Brown Bag Discussion in preparation for Voices
Freedom Summer
Folder 23: Freedom Summer Newsletters, June 28, 1964; July 4, 1964; July 14, 1964; August 5, 1964; September 22, 1964; November 18, 1964; January 25, 1965




BOX 7

Folder 1: August 14, 2004 Art Facts [1964 materials]

Letter from Carl R. Jantzen to Roland Duerksen, dated July 21, 1964
Letter to Professor Ronald A. Duerksen, dated July 21, 1964 from Department of Government
MSP Newsletter No. 4, Friends of the Mississippi Subsistence Project, Oxford , Ohio , November 18, 1964 [5 pages total]


Folder 2: Virginia Steele Papers, 1965-2007

1,000 Negro demonstrators seized in Ala.; Could you vote in Ala.?; Rights worker says Miss. in webWilmington Morning News, page 1-2, February 4, 1965
Freedom Libraries of the Mississippi Summer Project, by Virginia Steele, reprinted from Southeastern Librarian, Vol. 15, No. 2, July 1965 [2 copies]
Virginia Says Goodbye to a Long-Time Friend, Santa Rosa, CA, 2001, copy of photograph of Virgina Steele posing with van "The Freedom Bus".[3 copies and an explanation]
Virginia Steele - Obituary, Yellow Springs News, September 14,2006 [2 copies]
Letter to Ms. Mary Morgan from Lisa Anderson Todd, December 26, 2006 (two pages)
Color photograph,Virginia Steele posing with friends in Jackson, Mississippi, July 1994 at Freedom Summer Reunion, left to right Virginia Steele, Lisa Anderson Todd, Nancy (Shanny) Schieffelin, Candy Brown, Pat Vail, and Barbara Mutnick, with envelope
Fannie Chaney; Mother of Slain Civil Rights Worker, The Washington Post/Obituary, May 27, 2007
Remembrances of Virginia Steele, Conversation Notes with Mary M. Steele Morgan, sister of Virginia Steele, September 14, 2006, September 16, 2006
We need to remember 1964, Dayton Daily News, undated
Memo, Virginia Steele to library workers; August 7, 1964 [2 copies]
A Summer in Mississippi, Freedom Worker Reports, The Morgantown Post, September 15, 1964 [2 copies]
Page of Remembrances of Virginia Steele November 4-22,2006
Letter to Ms. Mary Morgan from Lisa Anderson Todd, December 26, 2006 (two pages) with color photograph July 1994, Mississippi, l to r: Virginia Steele, Lisa Anderson Todd, Nancy (Shanny) Schieffelin, Candy Brown, Pat Vail, and Barbara Mutnick, with envelope (four pages)
"Virginia's 'Freedom Bus'" narrative written by Mary M. Steele Morgan, "age 84"
"Long Freindships Tell an Important Story" article and photograph ca. 1998
"Compassion Spur In Rights Work" Dayton Daily News, Sat. July 4, 1964 by Paul Delaney
"Miss. Snared in 'Web,' Ex-Rights Aide Says" Evening Journal, Wilmington, Del. Thurs. Feb 4, 1965 [2 pages]
Photocopy of Photograph, 30th Freedom Summer Reunion, 1994.


Folder 3: Miscellaneous, 1965-2007

Brazilians Visit Campus; Note Political Apathy, The Miami Student, May 14, 1965
Letter to Judy Waldron from Phyllis Hoyt, November 11, 2002
"Freedom Now...a World in Progress" flyer from the April 10, 2003 production
2/19/07 Notes with envelope from Emerson Jordan, February 20, 2007
"Martin Luther King...At Communist Training School" Propaganda Flyer
Miss Fannie Lee Chaney 614 39th Ave. Meridian, Mississippi, address
"Fellowship" June 1989 Civil Rights Magazine


Folder 4: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Commemoration, 1989

From the 60's to the 90's: Alternative Visions of Racial Justice Program/Flyer, March 21, 1989-April 1, 1989
From the 60's to the 90's: Alternative Visions of Racial Justice
Program, March 31- April 1, 1989 (two pages)
Speaker Biographies from the twenty-fifth reunion, (two pages), [March 31-April 1,] 1989
Tentative Schedule of Events, March 31-April 1, 1989;From the 60's to the 90's: Alternative Visions of Racial Justice, Synopsis of Events [March 31-April 1, 1989; Approximate Costs [March 31-April 1, 1989]
From the 60s to the 90s: Alternative Visions of Racial Justice, Program Schedule, April 1, 1989
Program for Twenty-Fifth Commemoration of Freedom Summer, An Oxford Community Celebration, June 21, 1989 The History of Civil Rights in America, Poster for marker, 1992
Song Sheet for Freedom Song "Freedom In the Air"


Folder 5 : Memorial Planning Fall 1999 and Memorial Dedication in April 2000

Photograph of the "Freedom Summer Memorial Marker
Photograph of "Freedom Summer Memorial Marker"
Photograph of media, public, Miami University officials at Public meeting in the Fall of 1999 at site of memorial
Photograph of in the Fall of 1999 People gather to discuss the planned memorial
Photograph of Fall 1999 President Garland and Arthur Miller at the Fall 1999 meeting as they discuss the construction of the Freedom Summer Memorial and shows plans on 2 easels
Photograph of Memorial Dedication President James Garland,Miami University; Karen White,Event Coordinator, Miami University, Brother of Michael Schwerner
Photograph of Ceremony in Leonard Theater, Peabody Hall, President Garland, Dr. Schwerner, Joe Cox, Micheal
Miller, Rick Momeyer and Will Haygood
Photograph of Ceremony in Leonard Theater, Peabody Hall, President Garland, Dr. Schwerner, Joe Cox, Michael
Miller, Will Haygood
Photograph of Ceremony in Leonard Theater, Peabody Hall, President Garlend, Dr. Schwerner, Joe Cox Michael
Miller, Rick Momeyer, Will Haygood
Photograph of Ceremony in Leonard Theater, President Garland presenting plaque to Dr. Schwerner in Peabody Hall
Joe Cox, Michael Miller, Rick Momeyer and Will Haygood
Photograph of Ceremony in Leonard Theater, President Garland and Karen White
Photograph of Ceremony in Leonard Theater, President Garland speaking with Will Haygood, Karen White and
Dr. Schwerner
Photograph of Memorial Dedication at Memorial, President Garland and Dr. Schwerner addressing the crowd
Photograph of President Garland, Karen White at Freedom Summer Memorial
Photograph of Karen White, Jane Strippel, Prue Dana at Memorial
Photograph of reporter interviewing Rick Momeyer (2 copies)
Photograph of crowd at Dedication of Memorial
Photograph of Reporter and Will Haygood
Photograph of Vanessa Cummings, Assistant Director of Public Safety and President of the Oxford Branch
NAACP and Reverend Virgil Cummings
Photograph of Freedom Summer Memorial and Kumler Chapel
Photograph of Panoramic view of the Freedom Summer Memorial
Photograph of Panoramic view of the Freedom Summer Memorial featuring the engraved stones
Photograph of Panoramic view of the entire Freedom Summer Memorial
Photograph of Panoramic view of the Freedom Summer Memorial
Photograph of Panoramic view of the Freedom Summer Memori with information about the chronology of the
engraved stones
Freedom Summer Memorial Brochure, 2000
Purple invitation card about scheduled lectures about Freedom Summer, April 5-6, 2000
Freedom Summer Memorial Note Card that features photography of the Freedom Summer Memorial, 2000
Program for the Freedom Summer Dedication Ceremony, April 7, 2000
Remarks from President Garland for the Freedom Summer Dedication, April 7, 2000
Inscriptions of each stone on the Freedom Summer Memorial


Folder 6: Articles on Mississippi Freedom Summer, 2004-2007

Students commemorate Freedom Summer, The Miami Student, April 27, 2004
The Miami University Report, June 24, 2004 with article, Students retrace Freedom Summer path
Voices of Freedom Summer [Front page photograph], The Miami University Report, September 16, 2004
Racism is alive, shaking hands, by Leonard Pitts Jr. Cincinnati Enquirer, September 27, 2004
Faces tells Freedom Summer story, Oxford Press, October 1, 2004
Let Freedom Summer be your guide, Oxford Press, October 1, 2004
Reward posted in Freedom Summer slayings from 1964, Journal News, December 21, 2004
Man indicted for 64 civil rights murders, The Miami Student, January 14, 2005 (two pages)
A Season for Justice by Chris Gray, City Beat, March 16-22, 2005 (4 copies)
Playwright to spotlight Freedom Summer 1964, The Miami Student, January 30, 2007
Miller's passing impacts events of Miami's Black History Month, The Miami Student, January 30, 2007 (two pages)


Folder 7: Article on the Resurfacing of Freedom Summer due to Trial, June 2005

Mississippi trial has roots in Miamis Freedom Summer, Journal News, Sunday, June 19, 2005


Folder 8: Finding Freedom Summer Project Newsletter, October 2005

Letters from Oxford, OH, news of the Finding Freedom Summer Project at Miami University, Vol. 1, No. 1, October 2005 (four copies)




BOX 8

Folder 1: Articles concerning Freedom Summer and miscellaneous papers, ca. 1964

Conference Facilities Page
If you are arrested in Mississippi, Brochure, Prepared by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
U.S. Powers are Limited in Dealing with Civil Rights Strife, The New York Times, Sunday June 28, 1964;"Mississippi: A Profile of the Nation's Most Segregated State", June 28, 1964
Three Greater Boston Students in Mississippi: Bullets... Threats... Ostracism, The Boston Sunday Herald, July 12, 1964
The News of the Week in Review, The New York Times, June 28, 1964


Folder 2: Articles concerning Freedom Summer

Freedom school's grads return to tell life's lessons, The First Cox Newspaper, Thursday, March 30, 1989
Another case of Murder in Mississippi, Los Angeles Times / Calendar, Sunday February 4, 1990, p. 8+
Oxford to honor 1964 civil-rights martyrs, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Monday, June 20, 1994
Oxford linked to Freedom Summer, The Middletown Journal, February 23, 1997
Mississippi town honors slain activists 40 years later, Dayton Daily News, June 20, 2004
Oxford recalls sacrifice of Freedom Summer Volunteers, Oxford Press, October 1, 2004
Crumbs of justice, The Columbus Dispatch, February 6, 2005 (two pages)
Hand Written Note Concerning Hoxie Photographs, 2004
Email from Mary Jane Berman to Rick Momeyer et. al. Subject, Conference/Reunion Minutes, February 27, 2004


Folder 3: Letters from Mississippi Poster

Letters from Mississippi, An Interdisciplinary Series on Freedom Summer 1964, Civil Rights, and Social Justice Poster, Fall 2005





BOX 9

Materials in Box:

Chude Allen, Why Struggle? Why Care? Freedom Summer Lecture Series, September 20, 2005 VHS
"The Turning Point" NBC News, 30th Anniversary Freedom Summer, 1994 VHS
"Edgar Ray Killen", CBS Evening News, June 16, 2005 VHS
"Edgar Ray Killen", CBS Evening News, June 23, 2005 VHS
CD of Lois Nelson August 14, 2004 Interview, 2 copies
CD of Jane Strippel August 20, 2004 Interview, 2 copies
Floppy Disk with Freedom Summer Tape 1- Flinterman/Miller, Tape 2- Griffing/Cantrell Interviews
"Eyes on the Prize" Documentary on Civil Rights, Tape 1 and 2, VHS




BOX 10

Audiocassette Tapes:

Story Circle, 114 MMH, September 18, 2004
Story Circle, Room 115, September 18, 2004
Story Circle, 113 MMH, September 18, 2004 Tape 4
Story Circle, 217 MMH, September 18, 2004 Tape 5
Story Circle, 107 MMH, September 18, 2004 Tape 6
Story Circle (Room with Chuck McDougall)
Freedom Summer 1964, Will Keebler, Western Administration (Mr. Keebler was employed at the Western College for Women in 1964, took part in the training at Western)
Memories of Freedom Summer, Elinor Aurthur, 11-19-00 (Ms. Aurthur was a student at Reed College in 1964, took part in the training at Western)


Box 10 cont'd: Core Interviews, October 6th, 2004 and various dates: Audio cassette Tapes
Freedom Summer Conference Story Circle, September 18, 2004
Paul Daniels, August 5, 2004, 2 cassettes
Camilla Flintermann, July 7, 2004
David Griffing and Joe Cantrell, July 24, 2004, 4 cassettes
David and Louise Griffing, August 12, 2004
Chuck McDew, September 18, 2004
William Mckinstry, June 23, 2005
Arthur Miller, July 21, 2004, 2 cassettes
Donald Nelson, August 14, 2004, 2 cassettes
Lois Nelson, August 14, 2004, 2 cassettes
Jane Strippel and Roland Duerkson, August 14, 2004, 1 cassette
Jane Strippel, August 14, 2004, 3 cassettes
Jane Strippel, August 20, 2004, 2 copies
Freedom Summer Story Circle, September 18, 2004, 5 cassettes
Cassette Holder: Story Circle, September 18, 2004, 6 cassettes
Chuck McDougall (no date listed)
Will Keebler, employed at the Western College for Women in 1964, when the training occured
Memories of Freedom Summer Elinor Arthur,was a student at Reed College in 1964, participated in training at Western College November 19, 2000
Floppy Disc: Tape 1 Cantrell/Griffing; Tape 2 Arthur Miller; Tape 3 Paul Daniels; Tape 4 David and Louise
Griffing
Mini Disc: Story Circle Oral History, September 18, 2004
Mini Disc: Story Session, (September 18, 2004?)
Mini Disc: Story Circle, September 18, 2004





BOX 11

Compact Disks:


Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009. DVD 1: Freedom Summer Memorial, Western Campus, Candlelight Ceremony, Introductory Remarks: J. Charles Jones,
Rick Momeyer, Department of Philosophy, Miami University, Music: The Carawans
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009. DVD 2:
Heritage Room, Shriver Center, Keynote Luncheon Address, Cleveland Sellers, President Voorhees College
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009.DVD 3:
Marcum Conference Center, Room 124 Oral Histories - Noya Zeman, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
(SNCC)Gwen Etter-Lewis, Moderator
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009.DVD 5:
Marcum Conference Center, Room 124 Oral Histories - Bob Zellner, Author, co-organizer, National Civil
Rights Committee, Curtis Ellison, Moderator
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009.DVD 6:
Marcum Conference Center, Room 154 "Opening Remarks Presentation", Mary Jane Berman, Center for American World
Cultures, Mary Kupiec Cayton, Chair, History Department and American Studies Program, "Freedom Summer
Digitization Project", Jacqueline Johnson and Elias Tzoc, Miami University Libraries.
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009. DVD 9:
Marcum Conference Center Room 158, "Teaching Civil Rights History Moderator": Mary Jean Corbett, Department of
English and Interim Director of the Western College Program, Miami University Presenters: Charles Cobb,
Journalist and author; Wesley Hogan, Department of History and Philosophy, Virginia State University; Deborah
Mack, Museum Consultant; Mark McPhail, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Meadow School of Fine Arts,
Southern Methodist University
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009.DVD 10:
Marcum Conference Center Room 154 "Preserving the Past for the Future" Moderator: Judy Waldron, Director,
Western College Alumnae Association Presenters: Jan Hillegas, Council of Federated Churches, Jacqueline
Johnson, Archivist, Western College Memorial Archives, Katie Johnson, Public Programs Manager, National
Underground Railroad Freedom Center
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009.DVD 11:
Marcum Conference Center Room 232-6, "Oxford, Ohio Friends of the Mississippi Project" Moderator: Jenny
Presnell, Miami University Libraries; Presenters:Donald Nelson, Barbara McKinstry, William McKinstry, Jane
Strippel
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009.DVD 12:
Marcum Conference Center Room 158, "Current Issues in Civil Rights" Moderator: Augutus Jones, Department of
Political Science, Miami University, Presenters: Curtis Austin, Center for Black Studies, The University
of Southern Mississippi; Madelyn Detloff, Women's Studies Program and Department of English, Miami University;
Jason Riveiro, President, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009. DVD 13:
Marcum Conference Center Room 154, "Organizing Now and Then" Moderator: Kevin Armitage, Western Program,
Miami University Presenters: Margaret Block, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), Charles McDew,
Former Chair of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), Charles Sherrod, Student Nonviolent
Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009. DVD 14:
Marcum Conference Center Room 232-6, "Why Struggle Why Care: Freedom Activists Tell Their Stories
Moderator: Patrick Frank, Miami University Obama for America Field Organizer Presenters: Chude Pam Parker
Allen, Member of the Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement; Jim Kates, Publisher and Translator; Flonzie
Brown-Wright, President and CEO of FBW & Associates
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009. DVD 15:
Marcum Conference Center Room "Social Justice in Education and Voter Rights" Moderator: Ray Terrell,
Special Assistant to the Dean of Education, Miami University Presenters: Denise Taliaferro Baszile,
Department of Educational Leadership, Miami University, Timothy Jenkins, Attorney, Student Nonviolent
Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Lobbyist; J. Charles Jones, Attorney and Student Nonviolent Coordinating
Committee (SNCC)
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009. DVD 16:
Marcum Conference Center Room158 "Women of the Civil Rights Movement" Moderator: Mary Frederickson,
Department of History, Miami University; Presenters: Jane Adams, Department of Anthropology, Southern
Illinois University; Margaret Prescod Noonan, Writer/Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC);Judy
Richardson, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)/Senior Producer, Northern Light Productions
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009. DVD 17:
Marcum Conference Center Room 232-6 "Mississippi Before and after Freedom Summer" Moderator: Hasan K. Jeffries,
Department of History, The Ohio State University Presenters: Rev. John Frazier, Retired Unitarian Universalist
Minister/National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP; Dorie Ladner, Student Nonvioleng
Coordinating Committee (SNCC); Kay Sloan, Department of English, Miami University
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009. DVD 18:
Marcum Conference Center Room 154 "Music of the Civil Rights Movement" Moderator: Tammy Kernodle, Department
of Music, Miami University Presenters: Susie Erenrich, Founder/Executive Director of Cultural Center for Social
Change, TV Reed, American Studies and English, Washington State University, Allan Winkler, Department of
History, Miami University
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009. DVD 19:
Shriver Center Heritage Room, Plenary Session "The Politics of Freedom" Introduction: Michael Dantley,
Associate Provost, Miami University; Presenters: Rita Schwerner Bender, Attorney; Rev. John Mendez, Emmanuel
Baptist Church, Winston Salem, NC, Representative Bakari Sellers, SC
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009 DVD 20
Marcum Conference Center Lower Alexander Dining Hall "Freedom Readings and Songs" Songs by Dan Cobb, Denny
Sullivan, and Allan Winkler. Farewell Remarks: Phyllis Hoyt
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009. DVD 21: Rick
Momeyer, Oral History
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009. DVD 22:
Charles Sherrod, Oral History
Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference, October 9-11, 2009. DVD 23: John
Frazier, Oral History
Freedom Summer Conference, Story Circle 107 MMH, September 18, 2004
Freedom Summer Conference, Story Circle 113 MMH, September 18, 2004
Freedom Summer Conference, Story Circle 114 MMH, September 18, 2004
Freedom Summer Conference, Story Circle 115 MMH, September 18, 2004
Freedom Summer Conference, Story Circle 116 MMH Chuck McDew, September 18, 2004
Freedom Summer Conference, Story Circle 212 MMH, September 18, 2004
Cantrell/Griffing, Oral History, Tape 2, July 24, 2004
Jane Strippel, Oral History, Tape 1, August 14, 2004
Camilla Flinterman, Oral History, Tape 1, July 24, 2004 Jane Strippel/Roland Duerkson, Oral History, August 14, 2004
William & Barbara McKinstry, Oral History, June 23, 2005

Copy #1, Arthur F. Miller Interview, July 21, 2004
Paul Daniels, August 5, 2004, Disc 1 (CD)
Cantrell/Griffing, Tape 2, Oral History, July 24, 2004 (CD)
David and Louise Griffing, August 12, 2004, Disc 1 (CD)
Don Nelson, Oral History, August 14, 2004 (CD)
Freedom Summer Memorial PowerPoint Presentation, May 2001
Miami University Libraries Digital Initiatives, SNCC Posters, April 12, 2007
Bob Kellers Freedom Summer Memorial Presentation
Smithsonian: Voices of the Civil Rights Movement 60-66 Disc 1
Smithsonian: Voices of the Civil Rights Movement 60-66 Disc 2
Voices of Freedom Summer Reunion and Conference PowerPoint
Freedom Summer 40th Anniversary Freedom Summer Reunion Conference, July 28, 2004, August 14, 2004
The George Hoxie Collection: Photographs of Freedom Summer [2 copies]
Freedom Songs (Music) Disc 1 and Disc 2

Transcripts of Story Circles
Lois Nelson 8/14/04
Jane Strippel and Roland Duerkson 8/14/04 - Tape 6 Don Nelson 8/14/04 - Tape 7
Jane Strippel 8/19/04 - Tape 5
Tape 6: 9/18/04
McKinstry Oral History - William and Barbara McKinstry 6/25/05
Jane Strippel 8/20/05
Tape 5: 9/18/05
2010

Interview"Freedom Summer Memorial "Tenth anniversary Freedom Summer Memorial" Judy Waldron interview
with Bob Keller, designer of the Freedom Summer Monument at Western College, Miami University Architect,
Associate Vice-President, Facilities and Planning
2012
Interview: Memories of Freedom Summer with Ronald Deurksen, Freedom Summer volunteer, Oxford, OH February 15,


BOX 12

Additional Materials:

Freedom Summer 64 Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, Dedicated April 7, 2000 Paperweight




BOX / FOLDER 13

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Posters:

Is He Protecting You?
Support Your Local Police
Come let us build a new world together
For Food... For Freedom
NOW


BOX 14

Finding Freedom Summer at Miami University, Disk 1. September 17-19, 2004. This includes: Tour of Western College for Women and the Freedom Summer Memorial; Faith and Activism; and "Race:Mississippi"
Finding Freedom Summer at Miami University, Disk 2. September 17-19, 2004. This includes: Non-violent Philosophies and Practice: 1964-2004; The History of SNCC: The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee; and Dinner for Presenters and Freedom Summer Participants.
Finding Freedom Summer at Miami University, Disk 3. September 17-19, 2004. This includes: Keynote Address: Representatice John Lewis, Democrat-Georgia; and Conference Opening Remarks and Keynote Address.
Finding Freedom Summer at Miami University, Disk 4. September 17-19, 2004. This includes: Reconciliation in Mississippi: A Conversation and The Role of the Arts in the Civil Rights Movement.
Finding Freedom Summer at Miami University, Disk 5. September 17-19, 2004. This includes: Freedom Schools and The Algebra Project.
Finding Freedom Summer at Miami University, Disk 6. September 17-19, 2004. This includes: The Continuting Struggle for Civil Rights in Cincinnati and Women in the Movement.
Finding Freedom Summer at Miami University, Disk 7. September 17-19, 2004. This includes: Oxford Partcipants Share their Stories and Mississippi: Then and Now.
Finding Freedom Summer at Miami University, Disk 8. September 17-19, 2004. This includes: Religion and Social Activism and Story Gathering.
Finding Freedom Summer at Miami University, Disk 9. September 17-19, 2004. This includes: Prelude to Freedom: The Brown Decision and the Summer of 1964.
Finding Freedom Summer at Miami University, Disk 10. September 17-19, 2004. This includes: Civil Rights and Pedagogy and "Faces of Freedom Summer": Photographs by Herbert Randall.
Finding Freedom Summer at Miami University, Disk 11. September 17-19, 2004. This includes: The Struggle for Social Justice.
Finding Freedom Summer at Miami University, Disk 12. September 17-19, 2004. This includes: "Wouldn't take Nothin' for my Journey: A Celebration in Music and Drama"
Finding Freedom Summer at Miami University, Disk 13. September 17-19, 2004. This includes: The History of Race Relations at Miami University and Western College.
Finding Freedom Summer at Miami University, Disk 14. September 17-19, 2004. This includes: Interfaith Gathering at Freedom Summer Memorial on Western Campus; Interviwews with Ben Chaney, John Steele, Joe Keesecker; and Story of Three.
"In Rarefied Air; A civl Rights story" "A Must See Inspirational Civil Rights Film" DVD with Jewel Case
BOOKS
  • Zellner, Bob The Wrong Side of Murder Creek

  • Typed transcripts from 2004 Conference
    Disc 1: "Faith and Activism"
    Disc 2: "Non-Violent Philosophies"
    Disc 3: "Keynote Address"
    Disc 4: "The Role of Arts in the Civil Rights Movement"
    Disc 5: "The Algebra Project"
    Disc 7: "Oxford Stories"
    Disc 8: "Religion and Social Activism"
    Disc 9: "Brown vs. Board of Education"
    Disc 10: "Civil Rights and Pedagogy"
    Disc 11: "Struggle for Social Justice"
    Disc 12: "Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey"
    Disc 13: "History of Race Relations at Miami University and Western College"
    Disc 14: Interfaith Gathering at the Freedom Summer Memorial"





    BOX 15

    Folder 1

    2009 Finding Freedom Summer Conference Materials Miami University Department of Theater Play Invitation
    to a Staged Reading of Down In Mississippi, Saturday, February 28, 2009
    Tickets from play Down in Mississippi, Saturday, February 28, 2009 (6 tickets in envelope)
    Faculty information newsletter to Down In Mississippi Play signed by Carlyle Brown
    Printout of Medgar Evers Feature Story from Website
    Photo Copy of Handwritten List and Envelope
    Digital Image of James Cheney (printout)
    Playbook, titled "Mississippi Summer Project, Volunteer Manual 1964" (5 copies signed by Carlyle Brown, 2 unsigned)
    Poster for "Down in Mississippi Play" signed by Carlyle Brown (2 copies)
    Freedom Summer Press Release on Play Down In Mississippi from the Center for American and World Cultures
    "Freedom Vote Ballot" audience participation pieces.
    "Down In Mississippi" Lobby Display Data packet
    Press Release January 20, 2010 "Miami Theater Wins Two Certificates of Merit"

    Folder 2

    Narrative writings dealing with Mississippi Freedom Summer (4 pages and envelope
    Printout of Medgar Evers Internet article, "Medgar Wiley Evers and the Origin of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi" by Dernoral Davis
    Flyer, "Veterans of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement" tri-fold with member application
    Flyer, "5th Annual Conference of the Veterans of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement" at Jackson State University

    Folder 3

    Flyer for "Freedom Summer Pre-Conference Event: Who's Teaching Whom?"
    "Freedom Summer Pre-Conference Event: Who's Teaching Whom?" Presenter abstract
    Freedom Summer Conference Flyer (2 copies)
    Freedom Summer Conference table tent advertisement (2 copies)
    Freedom Summer Conference Program (3 copies)
    Freedom Summer Conference Poster
    Freedom Summer Conference Poster from the 45th Reunion and Conference at Miami University, October 9-11, 2009
    Freedom Summer Conference Visitor Packet with conference information (2 Folders)
    Marcum Conference Center and Miami Inn Folder (empty)
    Freedom Summer Conference Opening Dinner bi-fold program (3 Copies) Freedom Summer Memorial Tri-fold advertisement
    Marcum Conference Center Writing pad stationary
    "Finding Freedom Summer in Oxford Ohio, Faculty Workshop" schedule
    "Finding Freedom Summer in Oxford Ohio Conference and 45th Reunion Schedule of events (4 pages)
    "Sunday Morning Farewell Brunch" for Freedom Summer Conference Schedule
    WCMA Photo Release form
    "Visions of Freedom" 2004 conference digital media (3 CD-ROMs)
    "A National Movement through[sic.] a Local Lens: Oxford, Ohio and Freedom Summer of 1964" digital media (CD-ROM)


    Folder 4:

    Mississippi Freedom Summer (Application for volunteer work) made for 2010 play Down in Mississippi. Forms filled out by audience members including Carlyle Brown (playwright) (22 in total)
    Mississippi Freedom Summer (Application for volunteer work) made for 2010 play Down in Mississippi. Blank Form
    Facsimile of Registration form for Freedom Summer
    Article, "Miami Theatre wins two certificates of merit" January 20, 2010, with handwritten note

    Folder 5:

    Script of Down In Mississippi; A Gospel Play With Music by Carlyle Brown; A Commission from the Theater Department in the School of Fine Arts and the Center for American & World Cultures, Miami University of Ohio.

    Folder 6:

    All access and backstage pass for Down in Mississippi play, 2010
    Miami Student Article, Play Celebrates Freedom Summer's 45th anniversary Tues, September 22, 2009 by Mary Kate Linehan
    American Theatre article, A Civil Rights Show-and-Tell October 2009
    Poster for Down in Mississippi, Would you go?(4 copies)

    Photo copies of Play book for Down in Mississippi, 2010
    Down in Mississippi promotional mailing (3 copies)







    Folder 7:

    Replica political pin advertising Civil Rights causes (2)
    SNCC Identification Card replica with bio of various civil rights workers. Made for Down in Mississippi play. (16)
    SNCC Mississippi Freedom Project Facsimile Flyer
    COFO Freedom Registration Facsimile Flyer
    Mississippi Freedom Summer Project Volunteer Manual 1964 created for Down in Mississippi play 2010
    Text of Phyllis Hoyt Speech from Welcome Dinner of Freedom Summer Conference, Friday October 9th, 2009. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Oxford, Ohio.

    Folder 8:

    COFO Facsimile Freedom Registration Form Filled out (4 copies)
    Facsimile Sworn Written Application for Registration Filled out (5 copies)
    Article: Selections from the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, The Duke Magazine, January-
    February 2011
    SNCC Pamphlet: SNCC Structure and Leadership

    BOX 16

    Folder 1: Documents from the Phyllis Hoyt Collection

    New York Times Article, College to Train Rights Workers Sunday May 3, 1964
    Letter to Friends of the Mississippi Summer Project, June 28, 1964 (3 Pages)
    Letter to Phyllis Hoyt from James W. King, First Baptist Church, Dayton, OH. July 6, 1964
    Letter to Phyllis Hoyt from The Rt. Rev. William Crittenden, Bishop of Erie (Episcopal) July, 7 1964
    Letter to Mr. Sidney t. Swan from Philip F. Myers, Assistant to the President. July 13, 1964
    Friends of the Mississippi Freedom Sumer Project Bulletin, July 14, 1964 (1 page, front and back)
    Letter to Miss. Marian Robinson from Isabel R. Abbot, Dean of the College. July 16, 1964 (mimeograph stapled to a second letter) attached to original letter from Marian Robinson to Miss. Hoyt. (2 sheets)
    Letter to Phyllis Hoyt, from Paul of the Westminster Foundation of Oxford, Oh. July 20, 1964
    Memo to Dean Hoyt on 7/23/64 attached to document titled, The Freedom News, Vol.1, No. 1 July 16, 64
    Letter to Phyl (Mrs. J. Earl Baily) from Phyllis Hoyt, August 5, 1964
    Letter to Phyllis (Presumably Phyllis Hoyt) from William Bill Hawley of The Diocese of Southern Ohio, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Oxford, Oh.
    Letter to Phyllis Hoyt from [Illegible] Fuller, August 22, 1964
    Note to Berenice Stegall to Phyllis [Hoyt] attached to a letter to Gentlemen at the Western College Bulletin in request of Phyllis Hoyt article, signed, Mary M. Dewey - Mrs. Fred. A. Dewey
    Letter to Dean Phyllis [Hoyt], signed Sara Lee attached to an envelope with return address to Burneson
    Letter to Miss Hoyt signed Cary attached to an envelope with return address of Mrs. Margaret C. Clumples
    Letter to Miss. Phyllis Hoyt from Mary Jane S[illegible] dated August, 31, 1964 (two pages stapled)
    Letter to Phyllis [Hoyt] from Gay (Halsley) [?] dated August 31, 1964 (two pages stapled)
    Article cut from The Boston Sunday Herald, The Impact of Project Freedom On Mississippi from Sept. 6th, 1964
    Letter to Mrs. Jack H. Fuller from Phyllis Hoyt, Sept. 8, 1964
    Letter to Miss Hoyt from Cary Kimbark Revere on stationary of Mrs. Paul Revere Jr. with envelope attached. Dated, Labor Day, 1964
    Letter to Peggy Mrs. Margaret C. McHolme from Phyllis Hoyt, September 18, 1964 attached to letter from Peggy McHolme to Phyllis Hoyt, September 12th, 1964
    Letter to Mrs. Hoyt from Phylli dated, September 24, 1964, attached to an evelope with return address of J. Carl Bailey
    Letter to Mr. Fletcher Coates from William H. Maness, CC to Phyllis Hoyt. Dated September 30, 1964 attached airmail envelope. All on Kurz, Toole, Maness, and Martin stationary and envelope.
    Article from Pacific Churchman newspaper, A Volunteer Looks Hard at Mississippi by Karen Duncan. August-September, 1964
    Letter to Mr. Bingham from Phyllis Hoyt, dated October 6, 1964, attached to a letter addressed to Dean of Students and signed Stephen Bingham on Yale University stationary, dated September 21, 1964
    Letter to Phyllis Hoyt from William Slater on United Church of Christ, New York, NY. Dated October 8, 1964. (2 Pages)
    Inter-Office memo to Miss Hoyt from B. Stegall dated October 9th [1964?]
    The Sabbath Recorder, October 12th, 1964, Cover, and Page 3/4 with article called, The Mississippi Venture
    Letter to Miss. Hoyt from William H. Maness, dated October 15, 1964 on Kurz, Toole, Maness, and Martin stationary and airmail envelope
    Memo to President Young, from Dean Abbott, Re: The Civil Rights Orientation Program dated October 20, 1964 attached to Memo to the Board of Trustees from Herrick B. Young dated September 24, 1964. Attached is a two page letter to Herrick Young, from William Beckett on Beckett Paper Company stationary September 15, 1964.
    Letter to the Class of 1947 from Emmy Emily Greenland dated October 29, 1964
    Article titled Straws in the wind with Mrs. Butler, 12 Nov 64 written under the title
    Letter to Miss Hoyt from Leon M. Maltby on The Sabbath Recorder Stationary dated November 13th, 1964 attached to envelope and response to Mr. Maltby from Phyllis Hoyt dated December 16, 1964
    Memo to Sharon Gowdy, Fran Hoffman, Judy Chapman, Reynelda Ware, Nancy Babcock, and Peggy Buddington from Phyllis Hoyt on March 23, 1965 attached to a memo to Miss Hoyt, dated March 22, 1965
    Letter to Miss Hoyt from Constance Lane Gingrich dated June 19, 1966
    Letter to Phyllis Hoyt from Carolyn Lindquist nee Lloyd, July 8, 2000
    Cut of paper This is an appeal to all members of Western College (2 clipped together)
    Cut of paper, Last summer, our college took responsibility
    Card to Phyllis [Hoyt] from [Illegible] Monaco
    UCCF Report from December, 1964 which addresses COFO in Mississippi
    Freedom Primer No. 2, The Freedom Vote and The Right to Vote booklet (6 pages)
    Letter to Dr. Mary Jane Berman, from Phyllis Hoyt dated September 21, 2009 with envelope attached (2 pages)

    Folder 2:Photographs by Ted Polumbaum from the Newseum Collection of Western College Freedom Summer Orientation
    34 photographs

    Folder 3: Pam Parker (Chude Allen)DVD
    Footage from 1965 with Chude Allen's reflections on Freedom Summer. [Due to Copyright restrictions, this cannot be reproduced]
    Chude Allen Oral History Interview: Interviewer Rebecca Lancaster, Undergraduate Summer Scholars 2010, Western Program - Telephone Intervies, July 19, 2010
    Inkjet matte reproductions of Chude Allen's photographs of Freedom Summer 1964 on copy paper.

    Folder 4:DVD, Eyes on The Prize; America's Civil Rights Movement. PBS Program
    ** THIS MATERIAL CANNOT BE REPRODUCED BY THE WESTERN COLLEGE MEMORIAL ARCHIVES **
    Volume 1: Awakenings (1954-1956), Fighting Back (1957-1962)
    Volume 2: Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-1961), No Easy Walk (1961-1963)
    Volume 3: Mississippi: Is this America? (1962-1964), Bridge to Freedom (1965)
    Volume 4: The Time Has Come (1964-1966), Two Societies (1965-1968)
    Volume 5: Power! (1966-1968), The Promised Land (1967-1968)
    Volume 6: Ain't Gonna Shuffle No More (1964-1972), A National Of Law (1968-1971)
    Volume 7: The Keys to the Kingdom (1974-1980, Back To The Movement (1979-1985)
    Donation Note from Judi Hampton of Judi Hampton Public Relations, Inc.

    BOX 17

    The Carole Gross Colca Collection

    Folder 1: Letters and Notes

    Letter to Mr. & Mrs. LaVerne Gross on July 9, 1963 from A friend. From Davenport Iowa.
    Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Tobin, Pat, & Jim, & John on June 24, 64 from Carole [Gross?] (5 pages)
    Letter to everybody on Mon. June 29 [1964?] from Carol [Gross?] (Single page and envelope)
    Letter to Everyone on July 1, 1964 from Carole [Gross?] (4 pages)
    Card addressed to Nice People on July 7, 1964 from Mrs. Pheresa Cheney
    Envelope addressed to Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne Gross, Postdated July 9, 1964 from Davenport Iowa. No return address
    Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Gross on July 10, 1964 from Elsa Sylvester (2 pages)
    Letter to Mrs. D. E. Tobin on July 24, 1964 from Paul H. Douglas, Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, on Congress of the United States stationary. (2 pages)
    Envelope addressed to Mr. and Mrs., Postdated July 26, 1964 from Davenport Iowa. No return address
    Letter to Dol on September 18, [1964?] from Carole Gross (2 pages and envelope)
    Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Tobin, John, Pal, and Jim! on Sept. [1964?] from Carole [Gross?] (2 pages and envelope)
    Letter to Everybodyon August 3, 1964 from Carole [Gross?] (2 pages)
    Letter to Everyone on August 11 from Carole [Gross?] (2 pages)
    Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Tobin, John, Pal, and Jim on August 31 [1964?] from Carole [Gross?] (2 pages)
    Letter to Friends on September 21, 1964, unsigned from Davenport, Iowa
    Letter to Carol [Gross?] and Louie Postdated May 16 1968 from Your baby sister, Mary (Single page and envelope)
    Letter to Mrs. Cecil Murrah from Rev. John E. Breck, St. Johns Lutheran Church in Rock Island, IL. (Undated)
    Letter to Carol unsigned and undated in sloppy script and with multiple misspellings (2 pages)
    Unsigned note in mocking uneducated dialect, Con-grat-chu-lay-shuns: Yall must be mighty
    Typed piece of paper Does poor Carole know about the
    Mississippi Freedom Project advertising pamphlet with contribution levels and explanations of activities

    Folder 2: Newspaper Clippings

    Front Page of Times-Democrat or Davenport - Bettendorf, Iowa from Saturday, July 25, 1964. Article highlighted, Few Mississippi Phones for Carole by Dave Nelson (2 pages)
    Newspaper clipping from unknown newspaper, titled The Harris Survey; Public 2-1 Against Student Rights Trip To Mississippi by Louis Harris
    Newspaper clipping from unknown newspaper, titled Some Odd [cut off] by Paul Gapp type written on the clipping I would suggest to try to get your daughter back and associate with white boys.
    Newspaper Clipping, Over 600 Tickets Sold for CIC Banquet with photos of John Yolton, Carole Gross, William Hewitt, and Dr. King. No byline or date.
    Newspaper column clipping from Sunday, July 24, 1994. Jim Crow is dead, but subtle oppression works its own evils by Donn Esmonde (2 copies)
    Newspaper column clipping from Friday, June 24, 1994. Looking back at the battle between Harmony, racism [sic.] by Donn Esmonde (2 copies, 1 laminated)
    Newspaper photo clipping, Award is handed to Dr. King by Rod Hanna, undated
    Newspaper clipping fragment, governor of Mississippi, Paul Johnson, began
    Newspaper clipping fragment, continued from page F7 March, Rivalries set aside
    Newspaper clipping, The Bloodied idealism of 1964 Freedom Summer
    Newspaper clipping, 3 of Area to Receive Racial Justice Awards (2 copies)
    Newspaper clipping, Special Awards For Three
    Newspaper clipping, from The Catholic Messenger, Davenport, Ia. Aug. 20, 1964, Letter from Mississippi; Rights Worker Says Progress Made
    Newspaper Page from Times - Democrat of Davenport, Oct. 19th, 1964, Carole Gross Returns Home, Plans More Rights Work by Barbara Butler (2 copies)
    Newspaper clipping, from The Moline Dispatch, Wed. Sept 2, 1964, Harmony, Miss., Has One Store, Not Single Telephone By Harlan Johnson
    Facsimile of The Student Voice, Vol. 5 No. 13, June 2, 1964
    Newspaper clipping, from The Des Moines Register, Fri. June 22, 1984. Requiem for rights workers slain 20 years ago today by William M. Kunstler
    Typed Article from Times -Democrat of Davenport, November 6, 1964, Carole Gross Returns from Mississippi Project: Students Visit Davenport
    Photo copy of newspaper page, the magazines The White Bloc
    Photo copy of newspaper clipping, The cars turn onto the paved highway outside of harmony, and pick up (3 pages with photos
    Newspaper clipping from Sunday Times-Deomocrat, Davenport, Sunday, January 16, 1966, Davenporter Has Traded Mississippi's Dangers For Big City's Poverty By Shirley Davis
    Newspaper clipping, Mississippi's Life of Fear And Poverty by M.W. Newman
    Newspaper clipping, Civil Rights Backers Set Mississippi Drive by Austin Scott
    Newspaper clipping, Disappearance of 3 Rights Workers Leads to Search By Ed McCukser
    Newspaper clipping, Johnson Calls for Full Action; White House Denies Plan to Send Marines By Nicholas Von Hoffman
    Newspaper clipping, Sailors to Hunt 3 in Dixie from Chicago Daily News, Friday June 26, 1964
    Newspaper clipping, Mississippi Historian Glum About State Growing Up by Inez Robb
    Newspaper clipping, Additional FBI Men Sent to Mississippi; Hunt for Missing Workers Broadens by AP
    Obituary newspaper clipping, Funerals; Mrs. Flores
    Fragmentary Newspaper Clipping, How Students Mississippi Project
    Newspaper clipping, Davenport Girl Heads For Race Strive Scene
    Newspaper clipping, Rendezvous with Terror from Chicago Daily News, Friday, June 26, 1964
    Newspaper clipping, letter to the editor, Mississippi Vote Drive Condemned
    Newspaper clipping, Mississippi Report: Carol: We Don't Drive at Night..! By Fred Fedler, hand dated 7-1-1964
    Newspaper clipping, Americans 2-1 Against Miss. Drive By Louis Harris, Detroit Free Press, Monday, July 6, 64
    Newspaper fragment, Rights Workers Parents Want a Safer South
    Newspaper editorial, Bite Your Lip; An Editorial From The Carthage, Miss. Carthagenian By Carol Gross
    Newspaper clipping, Carole's Not Afraid in Mississippi; Carole Reports; Not Afraid in Mississippi by John Dickens
    Newspaper clipping, FBI Probes New Bombing, Blasts Rock House Of Rights Workers on July 9th, 1964 with photo
    Newspaper clipping, FBI Believes Bodies Those Of Missing Rights Workers with photos
    Newspaper clipping, New south being created by ed Spannaus
    Newspaper clipping, Mississippi Group Disturbed, Students Doubt FBI by AP
    Newspaper clipping, More Violence On Racial Front; White Trio Beaten in Mississippi; Florida Man Wounded at Theater in Green Bay Pr
    Newspaper clipping, Davenport Girl Aids Project: Determination Pays Off; Harmony Center Is Built by Dave Nelson on Friday, Aug. 21, 1964
    Newspaper clipping, Carole Gross Finds 2nd Home in Harmony, Miss. (2 copies)
    Newspaper clipping, Davenport Girl Serves in Mississippi Project in The Catholic Messenger, Davenport, Ia., July 2, 19
    Newspaper clipping, Davenport Girl Tells of Civil Rights Workers Harassment in The Moline Dispatch, Wed., July 1, 1964
    Newspaper clipping, Davenport Girl Aids Project, Determination Pays Off; Harmony Center Is Built by Dave Nelson, Friday, Aug. 21, 1964
    Newspaper clipping, Carol May Spend Summer in South from Thursday, July 2, 1964
    Newspaper clipping, Carole Gross Fund-Raising Social is Set
    Newspaper clipping, A Little Town Filled with Hate and Distrust by Nicholas Von Hoffman in Chicago Daily News, Friday, June 26, 1964
    Newspaper clipping, Two Tell of Clinic beating and Rabbi Has Sympathy For His Assailants in ESS-GAZETTE, Wis., Saturday, July 11, 1964
    Newspaper clipping, by Joseph Alsop
    Newspaper clipping, Dismay Seen In Race-Torn Mississippi with Photo
    Newspaper ad clipping, The Decision is Yours
    Newspaper clipping, Souths Ellender Warns of Trouble
    Newspaper clipping, Lowest in Crime fragment
    KKK recruitment Flyer
    Newspaper clipping, Caroles Fund is Up $105 with photo
    Newspaper editorial, by Walter J. Biehl, Davenport
    Newspaper clipping, Gross Social Nets $115 For Fund
    Newspaper clipping, First Shipment To South with Photo
    Newspaper clipping, CORE Collects Supplies For Use in Freedom Schools on Monday, July 13, 1964
    Newspaper clipping, Justice in Mississippi?
    Newspaper clipping, FBI Combs Mississippi Graves Site (AP)
    Newspaper clipping, Not All Of Mississippi Is Hostile, Says Catholic
    Newspaper clipping, U.S. Public Would Back up Use of Troops in South
    Newspaper clipping, Few Mississippi Phones for Carole by Dave Nelson
    Newspaper clipping, Send $75 Check To Iowa Unit for Racial Equality
    Newspaper photo clipping, Harmony, where the Negroes are shown on guard
    Newspaper clipping, Seeking To Label Civil Rights Extremists Red is Mistake By Milburn P. Akers[?] and photo copy
    Newspaper clipping, With A Caring Heart They Study Racial Inequality by Julie Jensen
    Newspaper clipping, A Saga of Dedication -- And Danger of Death; Mississippi Notebook II Story by Nicholas von Hoffman, photos by Henry Gill
    Newspaper clipping, Davenporter Has Traded Mississippi's Dangers For Big City's Poverty by Shirley Davis, Woman's Editor
    Newspaper clipping, In Role Of White Girl Again Carole Returns Home And No Longer Cringes By Jim Arpy
    Newspaper clipping, More Supplies Are Sought for Freedom Workers Newspaper clipping, Mississippi Report: Carol: We Don't Drive at Night! by Fred Fedler
    Newspaper Photos with captions (4 different) with newspaper clipping, by Harlan Johnson
    Newspaper clipping, Teaching Negroes- Area Girls Explain Why Theyre in Mississippi by Harlan Johnson with Photo
    Newspaper clipping, Book of the Week: News Story Into Permanent Record by Edwin C. Berry on December 12, 1964 from Chicago [?]

    Folder 3: Photos and Books

    Mississippi Notebook by Nicholas Von Hoffman (1964) with damaged dust cover tucked inside.
    103 Assorted Photographs
    BOX 18

    The Mark Levey Collection

    Folder 1: Freedom School Publications

    Freedom School Assignments Manifest (As of June 23 [1964?]) (2 pages)
    Manuscript of Freedom Star published by the students of the Meridian Freedom School. Issue from July 23rd, Thursday [1964?]
    Manuscript of Freedom Star published by the students of the Meridian Freedom School. Issue from July 30th, Thursday [1964?]
    Manuscript of Freedom Star published by the students of the Meridian Freedom School. Issue from [August 7-10 1964?]

    Folder 2: Mark Levey photocopies of the Queens Archives - Cannot be reproduced in this archives.

    Queens College Alumni: Mississippi Freedom Summer 64 and Other 1960s Civil Rights Activities -- North and South. A collection of letters photos, documents, and presentation sfrom the personal files of Mark Levy 9Q.C. 64) along with reports on the involvement of ther Q.C. Students, alumni, and faculty during that summer as well as documents and reports of other 1960's Q.C. Civil Rights activities (2009)
    BOX 19

    The Margaret Barrier Collection
    Pamphlet, "What and Why Are Seventh Day Baptists
    Faculty Letter, University of Mississippi, April 15, 1964
    Newsletter, The Student Voice, July 15,1964
    Booklet, "Monday Morning a Magazine for Presbyterian Ministers", November 23, 1964
    Journal, "Western College Bulletin", Summer 1964
    Newspaper clipping, "Herbert Oliver of Birmingham to Talk on Right Violations,February 25, 1965
    Newspaper clipping, "College to Refuse Rights'Prep School'", March 26, 1965
    "Thoughts on Civil Rights Orientation" by Phyllis Hoyt, 7 copies
    Journal Article: "A Long Hot Summer" the Antiochian
    Form, "Freedom Summer Registration Form", 2 copies
    Pamphlet, "Mississippi Freedom Summer" by Council of Federated Organizations"
    Newspaper clipping, "Two Oxfords"
    Newspaper clipping, "The Stranger is the Enemy"
    Newspaper clipping, "Sending Troops into Mississippi Solves Nothing"
    Newspaper clipping, "New Racist Organization Terrorizes Several South Mississippi Counties", reprinted from the Delta Democrat-Times; "White Association Disclaims Violence Charges as Negroes Point to 5 Deaths", May 10, 1964
    Journal article, "Last Summer in Mississippi" by Alice Lake
    Newspaper article, "Into Jaws of Hate and Fear Ride 200" from AP and New York Times
    Power of Attorney for Selection of Legal Counsel
    Newspaper article, "Gregory Stresses Courage of 'Mississippi Project', the Oxford Press, April 4, 1989
    Journal article, "A Constant Struggle" by Donna Boen, Miamian, Spring 2009
    Conference Packet Freedom Summer Unity and Change, Then and Now 45th Reunion and Conference - Program -
    Location Information - Moderator Job Description - Conference Poster
    Books in the Western Archives - Freedom Summer
    The Children Bob Moses Led by William Heath
    Down the Glory Road by Herb Boyd
    Freedom Summer the Savage Season that Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy by Bruce Watson
    Lessons from Freedom Summer Ordinary People Building Extraordinary Moments by Kathy Emery, Linda Reid Gold
    and Sylvia Braselmann
    The Wrong Side of Murder Creek a White Southerner in the Freedom Movement by Bob Zellner
    Where the Peonies Bloomed by Phyllis Hoyt
    Box 20

    The Tom Tolg Collection
    Newspaper article: Students Fight for Civil Rights in Tough Spots; Rugged, Ragged Snick:
    What It Is and What It Does." Chicago Daily News, Saturday, July 20, 1963
    Newspaper articles: 100,000 Marching on Capital; Segregationist Johnson wins Mississippi Sweep-The
    Atlanta Constitution. Wednesday, August 28, 1963. Vol. XCVI, No. 62
    Newspaper article: Minister Gets Top Penalty In Church Row�. The Atlanta Journal. Thursday Evening,
    August 29, 1963. Vol. LXXXI, No. 159.
    Transcript of Colloquy: In the Superior Court, Atlanta Judicial Circuit in and for the County of
    Fulton, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia: The State versus Tom Taylor Tolg. Case number: 84184. August 29, 1963.
    Newspaper article: Conditional 18-Month Term Given to White Sit-In by Pye�. The Atlanta Constitution.
    Saturday, August 31, 1963. Vol. XCVI, No. 65.
    Newspaper: Magnificent Historic March Unites and Stirs Call For Freedom Now: This Was Our Greatest
    Day�. The Atlanta Inquirer. Saturday, August 31, 1963. Vol. 3, No. 55.
    Newspaper article: Silent Moderates Get Dixie Blame. Chicago Daily News. Tuesday, September 17, 1963
    Magazine article: The Law: The Bench. Time Magazine. April 17, 1964.
    Newspaper article: Lombard Man Jailed After Racial Strike. The Lombard Spectator. Wednesday, April
    22, 1964. Fortieth Year, No. 33
    Newspaper article: Some Must Earn Right to Vote. The Atlanta Journal and Constitution. Sunday, July 5, 1964.
    Newspaper article: Writer at Large: Raise no flags high for Martin. Unknown newspaper. April 3, 1975
    Journal article: Win Some Battles, Lose Civil Rights War People's Voice of Franklin County-War Stories
    Summer 2000. Greenfield, Massachusetts. Summer 2000.
    Newspaper article: Freedom Summer. The Recorder: Life and Times, Greenfield, Massachusetts.
    Saturday, August 21, 2010.
    Newspaper article: Sloan Enjoins Pyes Officers. Unknown newspaper, undated.

    NEWSPAPERS ARTICLES

    Atlanta: Protests and Progress (A Special Report): Compiled by The Council on Human Relations of Greater Atlanta.
    3 White Youths Attack Female COAHR Member: Atlanta 1963.
    What they Expect Reflects: A Sense of Superiority by John Steinbeck.
    Tom Taylor Tolg Back in Oxford; Case is Appealed
    Ralph McGill: The Story of Two Snicks
    Ralph McGill: Story of a Man and of SNCC
    The Front Seaters by Richard Close. The Miami Student, March 12, 1963.
    Protests Renewed At Local Places: Atlanta Daily World, July 14, 1963.
    Negro, 15, Stabbed In Sit-In Try Here by Fred Powledge: The Atlanta Journal, June 18, 1963.
    Atlanta Holds 14 in Sit-in Attempt: Atlanta Journal, June 17, 1963.
    Protesters Carried From Door of Cafe: Atlanta Constitution, July 20, 1963.
    March by 250 Negroes Backs Restaurant Strike: Atlanta Constitution, July 2, 1963.
    Savannah Slashes Marchers Bonds: Atlanta Journal, July 19, 1963.
    Student Fight for Civil Rights in Tough Spots: Rugged, Ragged Snick What It Is and What It Does: Ex-Chicago Schoolteacher Leader in Deepest Dixie by M.W. Newman. Chicago Daily News, July 20, 1963.
    Demonstrators Beaten, Tied Up Traffic Here: Atlanta Journal, July 27, 1963.
    13 Sitting in Street Are Arrested Here: Traffic at Leb's Corner Is Snarled During Melee by Keeler McCartney & Hal Gulliver. Atlanta Constitution July 27, 1963.
    Integrationists Set Big Atlanta Drive (Public Announcement): Atlanta Journal July 30, 1963.
    The No-Progress Way (Public Announcement). Atlanta Journal July 29, 1963.
    10 Negroes and 3 Whites get 34 Days in Jail in Street Sit-in (Public Announcement). Atlanta Constitution: July 30, 1963.
    Pages 11-14 of Muhammad Speaks August 2, 1963.
    The Awesome Fortitude of 4,000:Cambridge:- A Negro Revolt Where once slaves were sold,
    Paralyzing Struggle Cambridge is a city prepared,
    A Woman is Target for Death Threats,
    Dies like Evers: Shotgun Slugs Fell Negro Worker,
    List States that lead in Vote Denials,
    $3 Million to Aid Negro Purchase of Home in Chicago.
    Students feel Atlanta Violence: King, SCLC Move On Savannah Now. The Atlanta Inquirer, August 3, 1963.(2 original & copy)
    75 Demonstrators Are Indicated Here: Atlanta Daily World. August 3, 1963.
    250 Negroes Stage March on City Hall: Atlanta Journal, August 5, 1963.
    Somerville Police Deny Brutality: Atlanta Daily World, August 7, 1963.
    Abatements Pleas Readied in Racial Trespass Cases, Atlanta Journal, August 26, 1963.
    2 Facing Citation Before Judge Pye. Atlanta constitution. August 27, 1963.
    Negro Lawyers Face Citation After Challenging Judge Pye by Jack Strong. Atlanta Constitution. August 27, 1963.
    Poll Tax in Reverse for SNCC. The Oxford Press; October 31, 1963.
    Poll Tax in Reverse for SNCC, Oxford Press. October 21, 1963.
    Collect $225.71 For SNCC Work. Oxford Press. November 3, 1963.
    Thanks To the Editor: Miami Student. November 8, 1963.
    Ogle, McKinstry and Falk Gain School, Council Seats. The Oxford Press; November 7, 1963.
    The Letter Box. The Miami Student November 8, 1963

    LETTERS

    A letter addressed to Mr. Tom Tolg from Ashton B. Jones.
    A letter Addressed to Thomas Tolg from Ruby Doris Smith, Sumer Projects Coordinator of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee regarding situations arising from Freedom March: May 18, 1963.
    Letter addressed to Tom Tolg from Marge Manderson of Southern Regional Council, Inc. Atlanta, Georgia; regarding their mailing list and publications. August 22, 1963.
    Letter Addressed to Tom told From Dinky Romilly, Northern coordinator of SNCC, October 16, 1963.
    A three page letter addressed to Dinky by Tom Tolg. Regarding the �Poll Tax in Reverse,� in Oxford. November 7, 1963.
    A letter addressed to Tom Tolg from Howard Moore, Jr. at the law offices of Hollowell, Ward, Moore and Alexander. January 6, 1964.
    A letter Addressed to Tom Tolg from Dinky Romilly Northern coordinator of SNCC, February 27, 1964.
    A letter addressed to Tom from M. Walker, April 21, 1964.
    A letter addressed to Dr. Lewis and Gang from Tom at the Fulton County Jail. April 23, 1964.
    A letter from Fulton County Jail, April 26, 1964.
    A letter addressed to Tom from MK. Walker. April 28, 1964.
    A letter to the Editor by Tom Tolg written in Fulton County Jail, May 9, 1964. Never Sent.
    A letter and envelope addressed to Mr. Thomas T. Tolg from John E. Dolibois of the Miami University Office of Alumni Relation, thanking him for his contribution to the Miami Loyalty Fund. May 25, 1964.
    A letter addressed to Tom Taylor Tolg from Howard Moore, Jr. from the law offices of Hollowell, Ward, Moore and Alexander. May 27, 1964.
    A letter addressed to Tom T. Tolg from Howard Moore, Jr. December 31, 1964.
    A letter addressed Members of the Miami-Western Human Relations Committee from Leonard G. Howell, manager of the village of Oxford granting them permit to conduct a �sympathy demonstration and distribute literature concerning recent events in Selma, Alabama,� March 10, 1965.


    MAGAZINE ARTICLES, NEWSLETTERS, ADS & REPORTS

    SNNC Support Efforts in the North. A five page SNCC memo. On the back page �Contact: Dr. Montgomery, Dr. Lewis, Landith, Strippel is written in pencil.
    The South's War Against Negro Votes, by John Poppy. LOOK, May 21, 1963/The Virginia Pilots, March 30, 1963.
    Letter From Birmingham City Jail. By Martin Luther king, Jr. American Friends Service Committee. May, 1963.
    The Selma Times Journal. Sunday, June 9, 1963. A full page ad titled Ask yourself this important Question: What have I personally done to maintain segregation? With a full page response from SNNC on the back.
    The Selma Times Journal. Sunday, June 9, 1963. A full page ad titled Ask yourself this important Question: What have I personally done to maintain segregation? With a full page response from SNNC on the back.
    What New Turn In Negro Drive Means In politics Business Union Schools In the North... the South. U.S. News & World Report, June 17, 1963.
    Newspaper columns titled Pickrick Says containing short commentaries by different citizen writers about their opinions of what is taking place in Atlanta, Georgia. (June, 1963)
    Newspaper columns titled Pickrick Says containing short commentaries by different citizen writers about their opinions of what is taking place in Atlanta, Georgia. (July, 1963)
    The Birmingham Disgrace, by Austin Black. Sepia, July 1963.
    The Mood of the Negro by Lenore Bennett Jr., Ebony, July, 1963.
    A Time for Federal Action, July, 1963. Ebony photo Editorial.
    A Civil Rights Lawyer Answers Some Questions by Jack Greenberg. The New York Times Magazine, August 18, 1963.
    Racial Desegregation in Grater Atlanta. Council on Human relations of Greater Atlanta, September 1963.
    CORE-LATOR. CORE newsletter September, 1963. Addressed to Samuel W. Donley
    Americus, Georgia. Special Report from Student Nonviolent Coordination Committee. September 24, 1963.
    Selma, Alabama. Special Report from Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. September 26, 1963.
    A Small Band of Practical Heroes, by John Fischer. Harper's Magazine, October 1963.
    The Student Voice. January 20, 1964.
    Ashton Jones At Long Last Released from Georgia County Jail On Bail
    The Student Voice. February 25, 1964. Addressed to Tom Tolg.
    The Student Voice. March 3, 1964.
    The Student Voice, April 28, 1964; Addressed to Tom Tolg.
    The Student Voice. May 5, 1964.
    Negro Youth's New March on Dixie: A New generation of Negro leaders is pressing home the bitter battle against segregation in the Deep South, by Ben H Bagdikian. Reprinted for the Saturday Evening Post.
    A full page SNNC ad titled Stamps for Freedom with another ad on the back titled You Can Help Too.
    Newspaper clippings in an envelope titled 1964 Western/SNCC:
    Troublemakers in Training
    Students Told Dixie Has Perils: Warned Jailings
    Death Possible in Rights Invasion by Raymond R. Coffey: Chicago Daily News, June 16, 1964.
    Pages 1, 2, 19 & 20 of The Atlanta Inquirer June 22, 1964. Containing partial articles: 15-Year-old High School Boy, Victim of Atlanta Violence, Packed Schools Still no Factor in Transfers, A divided Nations Revolts. Thousand to witness Evers Memorial Sunday, Tech Student Accepted for A.T. &T. Work, Caps & Recaps (Gadsen-Chicago), JFK Convinced, but Cautious, Letters to The Editors: Readers Asks if Southern Bell Hires Fairly, A Calf Reflection: I Had Just Returned, Shall Not Have Died in Vain, a Sign of The Times, Status of the Negro in The U.S. Today�As the President Described It.
    Pack Amphitheater for Mississippi Project Benefit Program, Yellow Springs News, July 30, 1964.
    A letter From a Disturbed Grandfather, in the behalf of Judge Pye: To my Fellow Citizens and Fellow Registered Voters of Fulton County. The Atlanta Constitution, September 8, 1964.(Original & Copy)
    Raise no flags high for Martin, by T.T. Tolg. April 3, 1975.

    JOURNALS, MEMOS, FLYERS & CORRESPONDENCE

    A manuscript? Of 39 pages June 1964.
    Experts from journals written in Atlanta, Georgia. June 14, 1963.
    A 4 page journal entry in Fulton County Jail: Monday Morning, 8:00 am April 27, 1964.
    39 pages of Folder Report starting from 6-24-63.
    A sketched profile of a man on a notebook page �(Jimmy) Henry Gaddy Jr. Fulton County Jail, April 23, 1964.�
    A flyer/statement of protest of a liquor store for unfair employment.
    Public Gathering on Equal Employment at the Allen Temple A.M.E. Church; sponsored by the Committee on Appeal for Human rights, Monday, July 8th (To inform the public about current liquor store selective buying campaign and why we are not buying.)
    News Flash!: A letter from the committee for segregation August 9, 1963.
    A hateful note addressed to Mr. Tolg from Lewis A. Dillon, Mr Tolg's response is attached, May 20, 1964.
    Hate mail in the form of a sheet of paper with KILL typed many times along with Seemingly scary graphics attached is T. Tolg's response to the page slipped under his door.
    A flyer by the White League calling for white voters to preserve segregation by voting against Morrison in the 1964 Louisiana Governor's election. (2 copies)
    A memo to perspective SNCC summer workers from the summer projects coordinator.
    Fulton County Jail form for Prisoner commissary Requisition
    The Christian Science Monitor, January 26, 1966. Midwest Edition, New Orleans.

    MISCELLANEOUS

    1967 SNNC Calendar
    Two plastic SNCC buttons are attached to folder
    A Fulton County Jail match book (empty)
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2009 calendar.

    BOX 21 Ronland Duerksen


    Summary of Proposed Civil Rights Act of 1963
    August 15, 1964 Convention to found Jackson Chapter of the Mississippi student union: Resolution on housing
    Memo to Freedom School Teachers from Mississippi Summer Project Staff titled Materials to bring with you to Mississippi
    Notes on teaching in Mississippi introduction to the summer by Jane Stembridge
    The general Condition of the Mississippi Negro
    Memorandum: On the SNCC Mississippi Summer Project
    Prospectus for the Mississippi Freedom Summer
    Mississippi Summer Project running Summary of incidents
    Freedom Schools in Mississippi, 1964
    The Student voice, Vol. 5, No. 20. August 12, 1964
    Core-Lator No. 107 July-August 1964
    Newsweek reprinted from the issue of July 13, 1964
    Mississippi Eyewitness the three civil rights worker, how they were murdered
    Letter addressed to Friends from Friends of the Mississippi Summer Project
    A letter addressed to Roland Duerksen from senator Birch Bayh, January 12, 1965
    The Nation: summer in Mississippi September 14, 1964
    Copies of portions of 2 letters that Mary Deurksen wrote to her parents while her husband Roland was in Mississippi in 1964
    Don�t Delay Any Longer, Register now
    A promotional flyer by NAACP to potential voters to register to vote.
    A flyer from the misters of Jackson encouraging parents to enroll their 1st grade children in formerly all-white schools
    A letter addressed to Roland from Tom Truss September 7, 1964
    A clipping titled Back Freedom Party by Kathleen Larsen from West Lafayette
    Lafayette Civil rights Workers Find Fear in Mississippi, Lafayette leader august 27, 1964.
    Two Purdue Professors Describes Efforts to Help Mississippi Negroes to Strive for their Rights by Dan Fabian journal and courier, Lafayette, IND august 28, 1964.
    Responsibility for chaos, August 17, 1964. The Editorial page from Jackson Daily News
    A brochure for the Mississippi Summer Project by SNNC
    Mississippi Student Union by the council of federate Organization
    Editorial in the Jackson daily news, August 21, 1964 desegregation in Jackson
    A page containing three poems from the freedom Schools:
    Untitled
    A Negro soldier
    Why did I my donts
    The house of liberty
    Freedom registration Form
    Application for Work on the Freedom Vote
    A small box containing five small bundles of photographic slides
    Three fellow teachers at the Jackson, Mississippi, Freedom School Where Roland Duerksen was volunteering
    Intermission during the mock democratic national convention event
    Home of Medgar Evers in Jackson, Mississippi, where he was slain in 1963.
    Roland Deurksen (center), Don Winkelman (right) and a fellow teacher with their host family in Jackson, Mississippi
    Recess time at Freedom School in Jackson, Mississippi
    A House with stacked boxes on the porch and a man standing on the front lawn.
    Robert Moses
    A photograph of a black board filled with writing in chalk
    A photograph of people in a church, holding up signs
    A photograph of a roadside sign
    A photograph of a building sign(administrative offices colored school division Jackson municipal separates school districts
    A photograph of a white house with people on steps
    A group of African American children sitting on front steps of building facing a woman playing the guitar
    A photograph of two women pausing to read a blackboard on the streets
    A paper titled Mississippi Summer, 1964. containing detailed discription of photographs
    (See number on back of each picture)
    Roadside sign near small town (Inscription: CITIZENS COUNCIL. STATES RIGHTS. RACIAL INTEGRITY. )
    Recess time at freedom school, Jackson
    Three of the four teachers at the freedom school (Roland Duerksen at right)
    Freedom school students with R. Duerksen and one other teacher)
    Intermission at week-end imitation political convention (Jackson)
    Robert Moses, who directed the imitation political convention
    L.to R. : Robert Moses, Don Winkleman and Roland Duerksen
    Rhtee freedom workers ( Roland Duersen, center) with host family (Jackson)(Don Winkleman at right)



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