Found 7 collections related to Mississippi Freedom Project

Greenberg, Iris
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 94
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Iris Greenberg was a field worker for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Mississippi, 1963-1964. Greenberg grew up in Queens, New York. She received a BS degree from University of Wisconsin in 1963, and a MFA degree from SUNY New... more
Medical Committee for Human Rights (U.S.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 151
1.04 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR) was created at the request of the Council of Freedom Organizations (COFO), which supervised the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)'s Mississippi Summer Project during the summer of 1964.... more
Stein, Robert M.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 138
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
In 1963, Robert Stein, as field manager for the Chicago Ethical Society's Commission on Race and Equality, oversaw "Creative Inter-Racial Recreational Programs" such as Inter-Racial Vacations (summer camps in the North for Southern African... 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
Fletcher, Robert, 1938-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 402
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
This collection consists of assorted printed material gathered by photographer Robert E. "Bob" Fletcher concerning the civil rights movement between 1962-1967. Included is printed material for the March on Washington, 1963; Free Southern Theatre,... more
Robinson, Betty Garman
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 807
2.92 linear feet (7 boxes)
A founding member of Students for a Democratic Society, Betty Garman helped organize the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party's challenge to be seated at the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City. This collection consists of Student... more
Strickland, William, 1937-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 806
1.87 linear feet (5 boxes)
Bill Strickland is a scholar, activist, and professor emeritus of the Department of Afro-American Studies at University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst. A native of Boston, Strickland graduated from Boston Latin School and Harvard University.... more