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Collection Title: Tusa (Bobs M.) Freedom Summer Research Collection

Accession Number: AM 2001-93

Inclusive Dates: ca. 1997-2001

Volume: .80 cu.ft.

Given By: Donated by Dr. Bobs M. Tusa.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Materials collected by University of Southern Mississippi Archivist, Dr. Bobs M. Tusa, in her effort to document activities in Hattiesburg, Mississippi during Freedom Summer 1964. Included in the collection are:

  • E-mail correspondence with Sheila Michaels, former SNCC Field Secretary & Manager of the Hattiesburg COFO Office in 1964 (9 folders).
  • Materials regarding Freedom Summer volunteers and Civil Rights staff in Hattiesburg (3 folders).
  • Information concerning local African American activists during Freedom Summer in Hattiesburg (2 folders).
  • Names and locations of primary churches and buildings used for Freedom Summer activities in Hattiesburg (1 folder).

Created by: Bobs M. Tusa
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