Found 3 collections related to Civil rights -- Mississippi

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee to inquire into the Mississippi election of 1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3088
125 items (1 box)
The United States Senate (44th Congress, 1st Session, 1875-1876) appointed a select committee on 31 Mar. 1876 to investigate fraud, civil rights abuses and violence surrounding the Mississippi election of 2 Nov. 1875. The scope of the inquiry was... more
Medical Committee for Human Rights (U.S.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 151
1 linear foot
Purpose of organization was to recruit health care personnel and supplies for civil rights workers who participated in the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project and for local black residents. Records related to the Committee's activities including... more
Schein, Ruth
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 113
Personal papers consisting of correspondence and other material related to Schein's role and activities in Mississippi, a personal account of the Summer Project, and an incomplete article about her experiences as a volunteer. Four participating... more