SAVF-Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) (Social Action vertical file, circa 1930-2002; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 577, Box 47, Folder 16)
@ Wisconsin Historical Society
DescriptionThis folder contains an assortment of SNCC-related items, some of them fairly unique. Staughton Lynd's "SNCC: The Beginning of Ideology" opens this folder, followed by Don White and John Lewis's first-person account of their late 1964 trip to several African countries, finding themselves following inadvertently in Malcolm X's path and ultimately meeting up with him. Among the other items are: The familiar list of "Selected Affidavits" about Mississippi's reign of terror against blacks and other civil rights workers during Freedom Summer, along with statistics regarding numbers of black voters relative to the black population in Mississippi. A flyer listing materials needed for the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer Project. An August 1964 letter from John Lewis to Lyndon Johnson, asking for more federal protection for civil rights workers. SNCC press releases on a variety of subjects, one of which (December 10, 1964) contains COFO's history and the background of its name, and another of w
Reports And Surveys Press Releases Flyers And Handbills Correspondence Memoranda Clippings Affidavits
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