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Belfrage--Diary and notes, 1964, June-August (Sally Belfrage papers, 1962-1966; Historical Society Library Microforms Room, Micro 599, Reel 1, Segment 4)

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Written from the perspective of an observant writer, Sally Belfrage's handwritten (mixed with shorthand) notes and typed diary entries and vignettes from Freedom Summer are here. Focusing primarily on the training she received in Oxford, Ohio, and events in Greenwood, Mississippi, where she worked, her notes on role-playing and nonviolence during the training of volunteers and detailed instructions about library supplies, book cataloging, and literacy techniques are particularly interesting. A re-typed issue of "The Klansman" is here as well as demographic information on Leflore County, Mississippi. There are notes from Walter Cronkite's television special, "The Search in Mississippi," as well as a brief account of civil rights workers' response to watching it. There are also song lyrics; descriptions of volunteers; and quotations about African Americans, slavery, and segregation from a variety of perspectives. Excerpts from WATS line reports June-August 1964, mostly concerning incid
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Diaries Correspondence Newsletters Press Releases Reports And Surveys
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Keywords

  1. Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926 2006
  2. Africa
  3. Alberts, George
  4. Allen, A. G
  5. American Civil Liberties Union
  6. Americans For Preservation Of The White Race
  7. Anderson, Mayola
  8. Arrest
  9. Arson
  10. Assault And Battery
  11. Baldwin, James, 1924 1987
  12. Barnett, Ross R. (Ross Robert), 1898 1987
  13. Barry, James
  14. Barry, Otis
  15. Bauer, Ed
  16. Beckwith, Byron De La
  17. Belafonte, Harry, 1927
  18. Belfrage, Cedric, 1904 1990
  19. Belfrage, Sally, 1936
  20. Bell, Derrick A
  21. Bender, Rita L
  22. Bingham, Stephen, 1942
  23. Black Muslims
  24. Bombings
  25. Bosanquet, Nicholas
  26. Boycotts
  27. Brooks, Arance
  28. Brown, Jess
  29. Carmichael, Stokely
  30. Chaney, James Earl, 1943 1964
  31. Church Buildings
  32. Civil Rights
  33. Civil Rights Workers
  34. Clark, Grenville
  35. Clergy
  36. Clothing And Dress
  37. Cohen, Bob
  38. Cole, Mary B
  39. Communism
  40. Community Centers
  41. Congress Of Racial Equality
  42. Cothran, John Ed
  43. Council Of Federated Organizations (U.S.)
  44. Courts
  45. Cowan, Paul
  46. Cronkite, Walter
  47. Cross Burning
  48. Democratic National Convention (1964 : Atlantic City, N.J.)
  49. Doar, John, 1921
  50. Dulles, Allen, 1893 1969
  51. Earl, William James
  52. Eastland, James Oliver, 1904 1986
  53. Education
  54. Edwards, Curly B
  55. Evans, Grey
  56. Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925 1963
  57. Eviction
  58. Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910 1994
  59. Forman, James, 1928 2005
  60. Frank, Barney, 1940
  61. Freedom Day
  62. Freedom Schools
  63. Freedom Vote
  64. Frey, Richard
  65. Fuentes, Carlos
  66. Funches, Otha
  67. Garman, Betty
  68. Gillon, Gwendolyn
  69. Glenn, Charles
  70. Goodman, Andrew, 1943 1964
  71. Gordon, Bruce
  72. Gregory, Dick
  73. Guyot, Lawrence, 1939 2012
  74. Haberman, Karen
  75. Hall, Carsie A
  76. Hamer, Fannie Lou
  77. Hammond, B. A
  78. Handy, John
  79. Harding, Vincent
  80. Hardy, John
  81. Harris, Fred
  82. Harrison, Jesse
  83. Hearst, E. H
  84. Henderson, Ed
  85. Henry, Aaron, 1922 1997
  86. Henry, Will
  87. Higgins, Dorothy
  88. Higgins, Willie
  89. Hoddard, John
  90. Hodes, William
  91. Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895 1972
  92. Host Families
  93. Intimidation
  94. Jail Experiences
  95. Javits, Jacob K. (Jacob Koppel), 1904 1986
  96. Johnson, Barbara
  97. Johnson, George
  98. Johnson, Jessie
  99. Johnson, June
  100. Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908 1973
  101. Johnson, Paul B., 1916 1985
  102. Katzenbach, Nicholas De B. (Nicholas De Belleville), 1922 2012
  103. Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917 1963
  104. King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929 1968
  105. Kirschenbaum, Howard
  106. Kline, Adam
  107. Kornfield, Carol
  108. Ku Klux Klan
  109. Lamb, Martha Turner
  110. Lane, Mary
  111. Lary, Curtis
  112. Lawrence, David Leo, 1889 1966
  113. Lawson, James M., 1928
  114. Lawyers
  115. Leadership
  116. Lee, Herbert
  117. Lelyveld, Arthur J., 1913 1996
  118. Lewis, John
  119. Libraries
  120. Lindsay, Anne
  121. Lindsay, John V. (John Vliet)
  122. Lindsey, Jerry
  123. Literacy Tests (Election Law)
  124. Lott, Hardy
  125. Lynching
  126. Lynd, Staughton
  127. Mangrum, Fred
  128. Marshall, Burke, 1922
  129. Mass Media
  130. Masters, Robert
  131. Mc Call, Hosie
  132. Mc Ghee, Clarence
  133. Mc Ghee, Jake
  134. Mc Ghee, Laura
  135. Mc Ghee, Silas
  136. Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
  137. Moore, Philip
  138. Morgan, Charles
  139. Morris, Jesse
  140. Moses, Gilbert
  141. Moses, Robert Parris
  142. Murder
  143. Music
  144. National Association For The Advancement Of Colored People
  145. National Council Of The Churches Of Christ In The United States Of America
  146. Neblett, Chuck
  147. Nonviolence
  148. Orris, Peter
  149. Paul, John Lyon
  150. Peacock, Willie
  151. Perkins, Edna
  152. Pestana, Frank
  153. Pheasant, James
  154. Pilcher, Mattie
  155. Police
  156. Police Brutality
  157. Poll Tax
  158. Postal Service
  159. Poverty
  160. Pratt, Jack
  161. Public Welfare
  162. Reagon, Cordell
  163. Religion
  164. Richardson, Judy
  165. Ridenour, Ron
  166. Rogers, Lois
  167. Rogers, Will
  168. Rubin, Larry, 1942
  169. Rustin, Bayard, 1912 1987
  170. Scales, Charlie T
  171. Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939 1964
  172. Segregation
  173. Sharp, Monroe
  174. Silver, Bill
  175. Silver, James W. (James Wesley), 1907 1988
  176. Smith, Frank
  177. Smith, Lorna
  178. Smith, Wofford
  179. Soully, Alice
  180. Southern Christian Leadership Conference
  181. Spearman, John
  182. Steele, Virginia
  183. Stennis, John C. (John Cornelius), 1901 1995
  184. Sterne, Emma Gelders
  185. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
  186. Sumner, Cid
  187. Taylor, Henry J
  188. Thompson, Allen C. (Allen Cavett), 1906 1980
  189. Threats
  190. Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892 1973
  191. Tougaloo College
  192. Training
  193. Travis, James
  194. Turner, Anna Ruth
  195. Unemployment
  196. United States
  197. United States. Civil Rights Act Of 1964
  198. United States. Department Of Justice
  199. United States. Federal Bureau Of Investigation
  200. Veterans
  201. Vietnam War, 1961 1975
  202. Volunteers
  203. Voter Registration
  204. Wages
  205. Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919 1998
  206. War On Poverty
  207. Warren, Earl, 1891 1974
  208. Warren, Larry
  209. Wetmore, Linda
  210. Wheeler, Jean
  211. White Citizens Councils
  212. Winter, Mark
  213. Yancey, Wayne
  214. Young, Jack
  215. Zellner, Bob

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