Lynd--Missississippi Freedom Schools, 1964 -1965 (Staughton and Alice Lynd papers 1938-2008; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 395, Box 4, Folder 13)
@ Wisconsin Historical Society
DescriptionMost of the materials in this folder deal with freedom schools and their curricula. There are newspaper clippings on Freedom Summer; the ubiquitous COFO documents "Freedom School Data" and "Declaration of Independence" (by Hattiesburg Freedom School); letters describing black volunteer Gwen Robinson's hopes to tutor selected Laurel high school students for out-of-state elite colleges; "Freedom Schools: Final Report, 1964"; "A Report, Mainly on Ruleville Freedom School, Summer 1964" by Kirsty Powell; July 1964 resolutions by the Mississippi State Democratic Party; an issue of The Student Voice; "SNCC: The Beginning of Ideology" by Staughton Lynd; Teacher's Manual for the Freedom Summer Schools by Jane Stembridge (?) (said to be the only copy in existence); Staughton Lynd's 1965 review of several books on Freedom Summer; SNCC's "Brief Memorandum on Federal Civil Rights Authority"; "Non-Material Teaching Suggestions for Freedom Schools" by Ruth Emerson; letter to the editor of the New Yor
Clippings Reports And Surveys Correspondence Meeting Minutes Flyers And Handbills Memoranda
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