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Lynd--Missississippi Freedom Schools, 1964 -1965 (Staughton and Alice Lynd papers 1938-2008; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 395, Box 4, Folder 13)

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Lynd, Staughton

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Most 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
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Clippings Reports And Surveys Correspondence Meeting Minutes Flyers And Handbills Memoranda
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  1. Adam, Bidwell, 1894
  2. Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926 2006
  3. Adickes, Sandra
  4. Agriculture
  5. Ali, Muhammad, 1942
  6. Allen, Louis
  7. Arrest
  8. Arson
  9. Assault And Battery
  10. Baez, Joan
  11. Baker, Ella C
  12. Baldwin, James W. (James Wesley), 1907 1988
  13. Ballard, Shirley
  14. Barnett, Ross R. (Ross Robert), 1898 1987
  15. Barrett, Russell H
  16. Becker, Norma
  17. Beittel, Adam Daniel
  18. Belafonte, Harry, 1927
  19. Bender, Rita L
  20. Bennett, Dave
  21. Bikel, Theodore
  22. Black History
  23. Black Muslims
  24. Black, Algernon D. (Algernon David), 1900 1993
  25. Blair, J. P
  26. Bombings
  27. Boycotts
  28. Brady, Thomas P., 1903 1973
  29. Brisker, E. J., Jr
  30. Brown, Charlie
  31. Brown, Joyce
  32. Buber, Martin
  33. Burroughs, Margaret
  34. Cannon, Bobby
  35. Capps, Charles W
  36. Carver, George Washington
  37. Cascade, W. M
  38. Castro, Fidel, 1926
  39. Chad Mitchell Trio
  40. Chaffee, Lois
  41. Chakravarty, Amiya
  42. Chaney, Fannie Lee
  43. Chaney, James Earl, 1943 1964
  44. Child Care
  45. Church Buildings
  46. Cieciorka, Frank
  47. Cinque
  48. Civil Rights
  49. Civil Rights Demonstrations
  50. Clark, John
  51. Clergy
  52. Clothing And Dress
  53. Cobb, Charles E., Jr
  54. Cohen, Bob
  55. Collins, Clinton C
  56. Communism
  57. Community Centers
  58. Congress Of Racial Equality
  59. Connor, Peggy Jean
  60. Council Of Federated Organizations (U.S.)
  61. Cross Burning
  62. Cuba
  63. Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894 1962
  64. Dane, Barbara
  65. Davis, Linda
  66. Davis, Ossie
  67. Day, Noel
  68. Day, Peg
  69. Dee, Ruby
  70. Democratic National Convention (1964 : Atlantic City, N.J.)
  71. Democratic National Convention (1968 : Chicago, Ill.)
  72. Democratic Party (Miss.)
  73. Democratic Party (U.S.)
  74. Dennis, David
  75. Derby, Doris Adelaide
  76. Donald, Cleveland
  77. Donaldson, Ivanhoe
  78. Dorrough, Charles M
  79. Doss, Ora
  80. Douglass, Frederick, 1818 1895
  81. Dowd, Douglas
  82. Drake, St. Clair
  83. Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868 1963
  84. Dylan, Bob, 1941
  85. Eastland, James Oliver, 1904 1986
  86. Education
  87. Edwards, Len
  88. Elections
  89. Ellison, Ralph
  90. Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803 1882
  91. Emerson, Ruth
  92. Engelman, Ralph
  93. Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925 1963
  94. Farmer, James, 1920 1999
  95. Featherstone, Ralph
  96. Federal Aid
  97. Food Drives
  98. Forman, James, 1928 2005
  99. Fox, Russell
  100. Franklin, Jennie
  101. Free Southern Theater
  102. Freedom Rides
  103. Freedom Singers
  104. Fries, Karl
  105. Frost, Robert, 1874 1963
  106. Fusco, Liz
  107. Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869 1948
  108. Garrett, Jimmy
  109. Gartin, Carroll, 1913 1966
  110. Garvey, Marcus, 1887 1940
  111. Germany
  112. Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917 1993
  113. Godstick, David
  114. Gogol, Gene
  115. Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909 1998
  116. Goodman, Andrew, 1943 1964
  117. Goodman, Carolyn, 1915 2007
  118. Gould, Allan
  119. Grant, Joanne
  120. Grant, Louis
  121. Griffin, Ida Ruth
  122. Guyot, Lawrence, 1939 2012
  123. Hamer, Fannie Lou
  124. Handy, John
  125. Harding, Vincent
  126. Hardy, John
  127. Harris, Jesse
  128. Harris, Sandra
  129. Hayden, Bill
  130. Hayden, Casey
  131. Henry, Aaron, 1922 1997
  132. Herbers, John
  133. Hexter, Christopher
  134. Hocker, Philip
  135. Holt, Len
  136. Hooker, E. Wilburn
  137. Horowitz, Rochelle
  138. Housing
  139. Howe, Florence
  140. Hughes, Langston, 1902 1967
  141. Huie, William Bradford, 1910 1986
  142. Hutchinson, William
  143. Jackson, Alice
  144. Jenkins, Tim
  145. Jewett, Richard A
  146. Jews
  147. John Birch Society
  148. Johnson, Eddie
  149. Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908 1973
  150. Johnson, Paul B., 1916 1985
  151. Johnson, Roger
  152. Jones, Barbara
  153. Jones, Wilbert
  154. Kendall, David
  155. Kendrick, Thomas R
  156. Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917 1963
  157. Kennedy, Robert F., 1925 1968
  158. King, Edwin H
  159. King, Jeannette
  160. King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929 1968
  161. Kirstein, Lincoln
  162. Ku Klux Klan
  163. Kunstler, William M. (William Moses), 1919 1995
  164. Labor Unions
  165. Lauter, Paul
  166. Lawyers
  167. Lee, Herbert
  168. Leigh, Sandy
  169. Lelyveld, Arthur J., 1913 1996
  170. Lewis, John
  171. Libraries
  172. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809 1865
  173. Logan, Shirley
  174. Long, Betty
  175. Lynching
  176. Lynd, Staughton
  177. Lyon, Danny
  178. Mabry, Malcolm
  179. Maddox, Lester, 1915 2003
  180. Madgett, Naomi Long
  181. March On Washington For Jobs And Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.)
  182. Marsh, David
  183. Mass Media
  184. Mc Afee, Robert
  185. Mc Cord, William
  186. Mc Ghee, Silas
  187. Mc Laurin, Charles
  188. Mc Lemore, Leslie Burl
  189. Merriam, Eve
  190. Migration, Internal
  191. Miller, Fred
  192. Miller, Jimmy
  193. Miller, Warren
  194. Minnis, Jack
  195. Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
  196. Mississippi Freedom Schools
  197. Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission
  198. Mississippi Student Union
  199. Moore, Dudley
  200. Moses, Dona Richards
  201. Moses, Gilbert
  202. Moses, Robert Parris
  203. Murder
  204. Music
  205. Nadgett, Naomi Long
  206. National Association For The Advancement Of Colored People
  207. National Council Of The Churches Of Christ In The United States Of America
  208. New World Singers
  209. Nicholas, Mary
  210. Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892 1971
  211. Nonviolence
  212. Odetta, 1930 2008
  213. Owens, David
  214. Parents
  215. Patman, Wright
  216. Patterson, Joe T
  217. Perez, Louis
  218. Perry, M. C
  219. Plummer, Charles
  220. Police
  221. Poll Tax
  222. Popper, Martin
  223. Poverty
  224. Powell, Kirsty
  225. Powell, Lillie Mae
  226. Price, Cecil
  227. Rainey, Lawrence A
  228. Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889 1979
  229. Rauh, Joseph
  230. Redmond, Roosevelt
  231. Reese, Leo
  232. Richmond, R. M
  233. Ricks, Willie
  234. Robertson, Stokes V
  235. Robinson, Kaaren
  236. Rockefeller, Nelson
  237. Rustin, Bayard, 1912 1987
  238. Samstein, Mendy
  239. Sandburg, Carl, 1878 1967
  240. Sayer, Michael
  241. Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939 1964
  242. Schwerner, Nan
  243. Schwerner, Nathan H
  244. Seeger, Pete, 1919
  245. Segregation
  246. Sharecroppers
  247. Sheriffs
  248. Shirah, Samuel C., 1943
  249. Silver, James W. (James Wesley), 1907 1988
  250. Simmons, Gwendolyn Zoharah
  251. Simpson, William G
  252. Smith, Bill
  253. Smith, Frank
  254. Smith, Joseph
  255. Smith, R. L. T. (Robert L. T.)
  256. Smith, Steve
  257. South Africa
  258. Southern Christian Leadership Conference
  259. Spain, David M
  260. Spears, Lawrence
  261. Stembridge, Jane
  262. Stennis, John C. (John Cornelius), 1901 1995
  263. Stenson, Bob
  264. Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900 1965
  265. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
  266. Suarez, Matteo
  267. Sutherland, Elizabeth
  268. Teachers
  269. Tecklin, Jerry
  270. Thoreau, Henry David, 1817 1862
  271. Timberg, Tom
  272. Totten, Johnson J
  273. Tougaloo College
  274. Training
  275. Tubman, Harriet, 1820? 1913
  276. Tucker, Robert, Mrs
  277. Turner, Gil
  278. United Nations
  279. United States
  280. United States. Civil Rights Act Of 1964
  281. United States. Department Of Justice
  282. United States. Federal Bureau Of Investigation
  283. Vietnam War, 1961 1975
  284. Volunteers
  285. Voter Registration
  286. Wages
  287. Wahman, Thomas
  288. Walker, Superior
  289. Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919 1998
  290. War On Poverty
  291. Washington, Booker T., 1856 1915
  292. Washington, Jackie
  293. Weil, Robert
  294. Welty, Eudora, 1909 2001
  295. White Citizens Councils
  296. White, Ed
  297. Whitten, Jamie
  298. Williams, John Bell
  299. Williams, S. O
  300. Wilson, Rosemary
  301. Winter, George
  302. Wolfe, Thomas, 1900 1938
  303. Wood, Daniel
  304. Woodward, C. Vann (Comer Vann), 1908 1999
  305. Wright, Richard, 1908 1960
  306. Wright, Robert E
  307. X, Malcolm, 1925 1965
  308. Yungblut, John
  309. Zinn, Howard, 1922 2010