Southern Freedom Movement Documents 1951-1968
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This section contains original documents and materials created or distributed by Freedom Movement organizations during 1951-1968. Most of these documents are in PDF format.

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Documents Listed by Organization


Political & Strategy
Organizing Materials
Press Releases
Election Campaign Flyers
Minutes, Reports & Plans.
Internal Organizational   
Contact Lists
WATS & Incident Reports
Movement Research & Analysis
Legal Documents & Briefs
Miscellaneous & Uncatagorizable
Government/Institutional Reports
Civil Rights Acts
Literacy Tests & Voter Registration
White Racist, Segregationist, & Hate

Collections of Documents Related to Major Events

Albany GA Movement (61-63)
ASCS Elections (64-67)
Birmingham Movement (56-66)
Black Power (65-68)
Citizenship Schools (54-??)
Chicago Freedom Movement (66)   
Freedom Ballot (63)
Freedom Rides (61)
Freedom Summer Projects (64-65)
Freedom Schools (64-65)
Grenada MS Movement (66)
Jackson, MS Movement (61-65)
Lowndes County, AL (65-67)
March on Washington (63)
MFDP Congressional Challenge (64-65)
Montgomery Bus Boycott (55-56)
Poor People's Campaign (67-68)
Poverty & Economic Justice (64-68)
School Desegregation (54-68)
SCLC's SCOPE Project (65-66)
Selma & March to Montgomery (63-65)
Sit-Ins of 1960-61
SNCC Founding Conference (60)
SNCC Waveland Conference (64)
Youth Marches for Integrated Schools (58, 59)
Vietnam War Opposition (65-68)
White House Conference on Civil Rights (66)

Document Collections from Specific Projects:

Arkansas SNCC, letters & reports (1964-1965)
Meridian Mississippi, letters & reports (1964-1965)
Mississippi Freedom Summer Letters (1964)
North Florida Citizen Education Project, letters & reports (1964-1965)
Selma, Alabama, letters & reports (1963-1965)
SCOPE letters & reports, (1965)

** Freedom Movement Publications **

National & Multi-State Publications

 SNCC: Student Voice & SNCC Newsletters
 SNCC: Life With Lyndon in the Great Society, Jack Minnis, SNCC
 SNCC: The Movement newspaper 1965-70
 CORE: CORE-Lator & CORE newsletters
 SCLC: SCLC Newsletters
 SSOC: SSOC Newsletters
 Southern Courier, Southern Freedom Movement weekly newspaper
 Pins of the Freedom Movement
 Record Albums of the Freedom Movement

State-Wide Publications

1958Mississippi NAACP Newsletter: April, September
63-68COFO/MFDP Newsletters (MS)
1965Arkansas Voice, SNCC.
1965Delta Ministry Newsletter, October, 1965
1967Mississippi Newsletter, Freedom Information Service (multiple issues).
1966Carolina Contrast, August 20, 1966. SC, Voter Education Project

Local Publications

'56-'62 Montgomery Improvement Association Newsletters, AL. Sample issues 1956-1962
1961ACMHR Newsletter, July, 1961.
1961Voice of the Movement, Student Central Committee, Nashville Christian Leadership Conference. July 16, 1961
1962Voice of Ruleville (MS, SNCC/COFO, October 19, 1962. (Local newsletter)
1962-65Coahoma County NAACP Newsletter, MS. Sample issues 1962-1965
1963Fayette County Workcamps Newsletter, Virgie Hortenstein. May
 News From Fayette County Workcamps, Virgie Hortenstein. Dec. (See Fayette County Tent City for Evicted Voters for background.)
1964New Orleans NAACP Newsletter, January
1964-68  Freedom Train, Benton County, MS
1964Freedom News, Holly Springs Freedom School, Mississippi. July 14, 1964
1965Bay Area Friends of SNCC Bulletin, February 1965
1965Bay Area Friends of SNCC Bulletin, March 1965
1965Jefferson County Voters League Newsletter (FL) April 24, 1965
1965Selma News, SCLC/SCOPE newsletter. July 9, 1965
1965Highlander Workshop News, Tennessee, November
1965The Campus Digest, March 20, 1965. Tuskegee Institute student newspaper reports on the March 10 protest in Montgomery
1965Liberty Bell, Gulfport MS
1965CORE Freedom News (newsletter, Madison Parish Louisiana), August 6, 1965
1965Henry County Freedom Banner, September 1965.
65?The Activist, Tuskegee Institute Advancement League (TIAL). 1965? 30-page magazine. (Note that cover and a couple of pages are missing.)
1965Highlander Workshop News, Tennessee, November
1966Grenada Weekly Advocate, MS. November, 25, 1966
1966Grenada Weekly Advocate, MS. December 23, 1966
1967Grenada Weekly Advocate, MS. January 6, 1967
1967The P.P.C. Speaks People of Freedom City, MS. January, 1967. (Poor Peoples Corporation? Poor Peoples Campaign?)
1967The Power of Your Vote, Edwards MFDP Black and White Hummer. January 25, 1967
1967MFDP Newsletter, Sunflower County, October 1, 1967

*** Freedom Movement Political & Strategy Documents ***

1953The Jewish People and the Fight for Negro Rights, Sanford Goldner. Committee for Negro Jewish Relations, 1953. (60-page pamphlet)
1954What Negroes Want Now, Walter White, NAACP. (Post- Brown interview)
1957Statement to the South and the Nation. (See SCLC Founded for background.)
1957?Looking Forward, the Montgomery Improvement Association. Pamphlet outlining MIA's 10-point political program.
1960A Call for Immediate Mass Action! A. Phillip Randolph
1960An Appeal for Human Rights, Atlanta students. (See Atlanta Sit-ins for background.)
1960  Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Founding Statement.(See SNCC Founded for background.)
1960   Bigger Than a Hamburger, Ella Baker. (See SNCC Founded for background.)
1960 Working Draft of Statement Submitted by SNCC to the Platform Committee of the National Democratic Convention, Marion Barry, Bernard Lee, John Mack, SNCC. July 7, 1960.
1960Sit-Ins: The Students Report CORE pamphlet. (See Sit-ins Sweep Across the South for background)
1960?The Meaning of the Sit-Ins, James Robinson, CORE. Undated. (See Sit-ins Sweep Across the South for background info.)
1963 Birmingham Manifesto, ACMHR, April 3rd. (See Birmingham — the Children's Crusade for background.)
1963Letter from Birmingham Jail, Martin Luther King. (See Birmingham — the Children's Crusade for background.)
1963I Have a Dream speech, Martin Luther King.
 We March Today..., John Lewis. (See March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom for background.)
1963The Meaning of Black Nationalism, Goron Carey, CORE. Winter 1963
1964? Economics of Equality, Tom Kahn, NAG. Undated (possibly 1964)
1964 Suggested Platform for the Freedom Democratic Party and its Candidates, unsigned (probably COFO) undated (probably early 1964). (See Freedom Day in Hattiesburg for background.)
1964Freedom Summer Orientation Briefing, Dr. Vincent Harding. (See Mississippi Summer Project for background.)
1964Platform: Mississippi Freedom School Convention, Student Delegates. (See Freedom Schools for background.)
1964Fannie Lou Hamer's Testimony at Democratic Convention. (See MFDP Challenge to Democratic Convention for background.)
1964We Will Not Stop Demonstrating! Jack Weinberg, CORE
1964SNCC Position Paper (Regarding women in the Movement)
1964I'm Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired, Fannie Lou Hamer.
1965SNCC: The New Voting Bill: Rhetoric and Reality, March 23, 1965, Unsigned. See Passage of the Voting Rights Act for background info.
1965Lawrence Guyot's Testimony for Congressional Challenge (See MFDP Congressional Challenge for background.)
1965Looking Forward: From Protest to Politics, Bayard Rustin.
1965Role of the Community Organizer, Howard Romaine. (Virgina Students Civil Rights Committee, first half of 1965.)
1965Dr. King's 1st Statement on Vietnam, August '65.
1965Dear SNCC People, Tim Jenkins, SNCC. September, 1965. (On rethinking the direction of SNCC and the Freedom Movement.)
1965Sex and Caste, by Casey Hayden & Mary King, as published in Liberation
1965 Mississippi Legislature: Old Wine in New Bottles, John Perdew, SNCC. July 1965
1965 The Los Angeles Rebellion of 1965, John Perdew, SNCC. August 1965
1965Mississippi: A Colony of Standard Oil and Sears, Roebuck, John Perdew, SNCC Research. November 1965
65? 66?Program of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, Undated.
1966Stresses of the White Female Worker in CRM, Dr. Alvin Poussaint
1966?What Would it Profit a Man to Have the Vote and Not be Able to Control it?, Courtland Cox
????The Brick Factory, undated (probably some time between 1965 and 67), Frank Smith, SNCC.
1966Draft Manifesto of the James Meredith March for Freedom in Mississippi, June 1966. By March leaders. (See Meredith Mississippi March Against Fear for background.)
1966First SNCC Statement on Vietnam
1966The Basis of Black Power, SNCC position paper, Spring 1966.
1966NAACP Letter to Supporters re Black Power, Roy Wilkins. (See Black Power for background.)
1966Statement on Poverty, Black Power, and Political Power, Martin Luther King.
1967A Freedom Budget for All Americans, A. Phillip Randolph Institute (APRI), January, 1967
1967The Freedom Budget, opposing-views, Robert Browne & Leon Keyserling. November 1967
1967Statement of Former NSA Officers and Staff on NSA-CIA Controversy, March 1967.
1967Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence, Martin Luther King
 Address to Anti-War Marchers, Martin Luther King
1967The Other America, Martin Luther King
1967Statement to Afro-Asian Missions to the United Nations on Events in Prattville, Alabama, James Forman, SNCC. June 13, 1967
1967SNCC Statement on Apartheid, Racial Discrimination, & Colonialism
1967Who Are the Real Outlaws?, H. Rap Brown
1967Speech to Black Caucus of NCNP by James Forman, Sept.
1967Statement of James Forman to UN General Assembly, Nov. 17
67? 68?1967 High Tide of Black Resistance, James Forman. 27-page pamphlet.
1968The New SNCC, James Forman, SNCC
1968Economic Bill of Rights, SCLC ~ Martin Luther King
1968Statement of Demands for Rights of the Poor, SCLC/PPC. May 1 1968 (See Poor Peoples Campaign and Resurrection City for background.)
1968I Have Been to the Mountain Top, Martin Luther King

** Freedom Movement Organizing Materials From Groups **
Jump to: 1950s, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968

1950s and Date Unknown Organizing Materials
 A Civil Rights Mosaic, CORE? CRM background & context info.
????A B Cs of Mass Pressure, NAACP. 1940s or early 1950s. 17-page manuual on building issue campaigns.
????NAACP Discrimination Complaint Form (Undated, possibly from the late 1940s or early 1950s)
????Questionaire on Practical Politics in Your Community, NAACP. Undated.
1951 Marxism and Negro Liberation (25-page pamphlet), Gus Hall, CPUSA. May 1951
1951Stop This Murder! NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund (Inc Fund) flyer regarding Groveland FL rape frame-up of 1949.
1951Declaration of Principles by White Delegates Attending National Negro Labor Council Convention, October 1951
1951Dear Leader, call for founding meeting. Delta Council of Negro Leadership. December 10, 1951
1952Jim Crow Murder of Mr. and Mrs. Harry T. Moore, George Brietman, Socialist Workers Party. March 1952. See Murder of Harry & Harriette Moore for background info.
1954Program, 3rd Annual Conference Dr. T.R.M Howard, Mississippi Regional Council of Negro Leadership (RCNL). May 7, 1954
1954Let Freedom Ride the Rails, National Negro Labor Council (NNLC). 1954
1955?Accomplishments and Objectives, Mississippi Regional Council of Negro Leadership (RCNL), undated (probably 1954 or 1955)
1955-56 Montgomery Bus Boycott, (Multiple documents & articles)
1955The "Crimes" of Claude Lightfoot and Junius Scales, Civil Rights Congress. 16-page pamphlet.
1955 Behind the Lynching of Emmet Louis Till, Louis Burnham, Freedom Associates. December 1955. 16-page pamphlet.
1956NAACP An American Organization, June 1956. (Issued in the context of the anti-communist witch-hunts of the "McCarthy era" when NAACP was being outlawed as a "subversive" organization. (See Southern States Try to Destroy NAACP).
1956Program: MIA Mass Meeting, September 24, 1956
1956NAACP Its Program and Objectives, recruitment brochure. May 1956
1957Integration Crises in the South, Roy Wilkins, NAACP. Speech delivered in Charlotte NC, October, 1957.
1957Voter's Rally, flyer. Regional Council of Negro Leadership (RCNL), Mississippi. December 8, 1957
1958Memo: Crusade for Citizenship, January 1958. Martin Luther King, SCLC. See Crusade for Citizenship — SCLC for background info.
1958SCLC Crusade for Citizenship.
1958Some Reasons Why Churches Should Take the Lead in Registration and Voting, SCLC. May 1958
1958Steps to Full Freedom (Crusade for Citizenship), SCLC.
19581st Youth March for Integrated Schools, October 1958
1958?Crusade for Citizenship, SCLC brochure.
1958Don't be a Free Rider, NAACP recruitment flyer
1958Voter Registration & NAACP Membership Questionaire, Baltimore MD
1958A First Step Towards School Integration, Ann Holden, Nashville CORE.
 Chronology of Events: Nashville School Desegregation, 1955- 1958, Anna Holden, CORE. (See Nashville "Grade-a-Year" School Desegregation Scheme for background.)
1959Memo: 1959 to be Banner Year for MS NAACP C.R. Darden, MS NAACP. January, 1959
19592nd Youth March for Integrated Schools, April 1959
1959Program, 8th Annual Conference Mississippi Regional Council of Negro Leadership
1959 Letter to Senator Hennings, re lynchings, C.R. Darden, Mississippi NAACP. May 1959.
1959 NAACP flyer advertising address by Roy Wilkins, C.R. Darden, Mississippi NAACP. May 1959
1959The Single Issue in the Robert Williams Case. NAACP's self-justification for suspending Robert Williams. (See Robert Williams & Armed Self-Defense in Monroe NC for background.)
???People With Strength: the Story of Monroe NC (38-page pamphlet), Truman Nelson. Undated. (See Robert Williams & Armed Self-Defense in Monroe NC for background.)
1960 Organizing Materials
1960? Give Decency a Chance in the South, SCEF brochure. Undated, probably 1960 or 61.
1960Voter Registration Activities of the NAACP
1960Memorandum: Mississippi NAACP Annual Meeting Announcement, C.R. Darden, Mississippi NAACP. January 1960
1960Letter to Mississippi Senator Stennis re lynching, C.R. Darden, Mississippi NAACP. February 1960
1960Expanded Racial Defense Policy, NAACP. Call for consumer boycotts in response to sit-ins. (See Sit-ins Sweep Across the South for background.)
1960Heed Their Rising Voices, The New York Times advertisment which led to the New York Times v Sullivan case that re-defined the 1st Amendment. (See Montgomery Sit-ins Suppressed for background.)
1960?SCLC, Brochure describing SCLC officers and staff. 1960? 1961?
1960Documents from the SNCC Founding Conference (Multiple documents)
1960The Meaning of the Sit-Ins, Roy Wilkins, NAACP. 12-page pamphlet. (See Sit-ins Sweep Across the South for background.)
1960Bulletin #2, Committee for Information on the Race Problem, Richmond, VA. April 1960. See Sit-ins Sweep Across the South for background info.
1960Dear branch officer (re school picture case), C.R. Darden, Mississippi NAACP. April 8, 1960
1960Voter Service, John Brooks, Virginia NAACP. July 15, 1960
1960Denial of Gasoline to Negro Voters in Fayette County Tennessee, Roy Wilkins, NAACP. July 1960. See Fayette County Tent City for Evicted Voters for background info.
1960Resolution regarding Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission, Medgar Evers, NAACP. July, 1960. See Mississippi Sovereignty Commissionfor background info.
1960 Mass meeting flyer (re sit-ins), SNCC. Atlanta, GA, October, 1960
1960The Street Where You Live, NAACP. 16-page comic book urging voter registration and political action.
1960Letter to the Faculty and Students of the Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Faculty and Students of the Yale University Divinity School Association, March 15 1960. See Nashville Student Movement for background info.
1960SNCC Campus Information Form. (For student organizing)
1960-61 Baltimore Civic Interest Group (CIG)
1960Trespassing in Restaurants ordinance, Baltimore, 1960. Maryland annotated code.
60-61?Inside the Sitdowner, George Collins, Baltimore Afro- American
1961The Sitdowns Came in 1960 But They Remain for 1961, George Collins, Baltimore Afro-American
1961The Civic Interest Group, Baltimore, MD
1961Progress Report & Awards, Baltimore: Civic Interest Group (CIG)
1961 Organizing Materials
1961Toward the Beloved Community - Story of the Nashville Christian Leadership Conference, 11-page pamphlet covering history and directory of NCLC from 1958-1961. (See Nashville Student Movement for background.)
1961Report on Visit to Fayette and Haywood Counties Tennessee, Anderson, Nelson & McKrackin. Peacemakers. (See Fayette County Tent City for Evicted Voters for background.)
1961 A Call for Help, Operation Freedom (Fayette/Harwood Counties, TN) (See Fayette County Tent City for Evicted Voters for background.)
1961 Southern White Students ... Democracy in the South, Carr, Kaufman, Weber, Highlander Folk School. March 1961
1961Memo: Expanded Racial Defense Policy, Mississippi NAACP. April, 1960
1961Operation Mississippi, Mississippi NAACP. April 13, 1961
1961Jailed-In, Tom Gaither, CORE. April 1961. (See Rock Hill SC, "Jail-No-Bail" Sit-ins for background.)
1961 New Frontiers for College Students (workshop announcement), Charles Boyles, Highlander Folk School. April 1961
1961 Freedom Rides Documents & Articles (Multiple Documents) (See Freedom Rides for background.)
1961-62CORE Route 40 Campaign Flyer. (See Desegregate Route 40 Project for background)
1961It Happened in Baton Rouge, U.S.A., Major Johns and Ronnie Moore. CORE pamphlet.
1961 Students Face Mississippi Violence for You! SNCC fundraising flyer for McComb Movement. (See Voter Registration & Direct-Action in McComb MS for background.)
1961?This is SCLC. Brochure, 1961?
1961Voter Registration Program Outline, SCLC
1961The Economics of Racism, Michael Harrington. CORE reprint of Commonweal article
1961Proposal by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee SNCC (re Albany Movement), November 15, 1961. (See Albany GA, Movement for background.)
1961Cracking the Color Line, CORE Actions 1943-1961 (32-page pamphlet)
1962 Organizing Materials
1962?Sample Sections of the Mississippi Constitution, unsigned, undated (probably used in voter-education program).
1962Justice? (CORE pamphlet), undated 1962
1962The Day They Changed Their Minds. NAACP pamphlet about the sit-ins. (See Sit-ins Sweep Across the South for background.)
1962 NAACP memo re national spelling bee discrimination, Gloster Current, NAACP. January 31, 1962
1962Memo re voter registration, John Brooks, Virginia NAACP. March 1962
1962 A Message and Statement (re prison sentence and Mississippi courts), Diane Nash, SNCC. April 30 and May 21 1962. (See Diane Nash Defies the Mississippi Judicial System for background.)
1962Announcement: Annual Session Regional Council of Negro Leadership (RCNL), Mississippi. May 4, 1962
1962Affidavit of Wyatt Walker re arrest and insanity examination in Shreveport.
1962Albany Manifesto, Albany Movement, July.
1962 NAACP memo on Albany Georgia, Roy Wilkins, NAACP. July 31, 1962. See Albany GA, Movement for background info.
1962Letter to President Kennedy re Meredith & 'Ole Miss, NAACP. September 21st. (See James Meredith Desegregates 'Ole Miss for background.)
1962CORE Freedom Highways Application. (See Freedom Highways in the Tarheel State for background.)
1962CORE Workshop, Mary Hamilton, July 1962
1962Dear friend and supporter of freedom, Aaron Henry, NAACP. October 8. 1962
1962Oath to Nonviolence and A Guide for Pickets, Atlanta Student Movement (COAHR). See Atlanta Sit-ins for background info.
1962SNCC: Leadership Training Institute Program, Nashville, TN. November 1962.
1962Student Nonviolent Movement of the Nashville Christian Leadership Council, John Lewis & Elizabeth Harbour. November call to action.
1962CORE Sit-In Songs (24-page pamphlet)
1962?Suggested Program of Support for SNCC. Undated, probably 1962
62? 63? Petition to Lyndon Baines Johnson (re racial violence), Unsigned, possibly SNCC. Undated (possibly '62 or '63)
????New Orleans CORE Project. Undated letter. (Possibly sent to members of community groups)
62? 63? Dear Friends, emergency food & clothing appeal, Unsigned COFO. Undated (probably late 1962 or early 1963) (See Greenwood Food Blockade for background.)
1963 Organizing Materials
????Faith South, Southern Conference Education Fund, fundrising brochure. Undated (possibly 1963).
????Case Study: Statements of Discipline of Nonviolent Movements, unsigned, undated. (Apparently used in nonviolence training.)
1963CORE Rules for Action. The CORE procedures for Direct Action campaigns that applied until CORE moved away from integration and nonviolence in the mid to late-1960s.
1963CORE Membership Card. (Yes, Senator McCarthy, CORE did have "card-carrying members." And proud of it too.)
1963SNCC Workers Out on $3,000 Bail After Charges of Dope Possession, January. SNCC reprint of Atlanta Inquirer Article. (See Greenwood Food Blockade for background.)
1963Violence Stalks Voter-Registration Workers in Mississippi. SNCC, March 12, 1963
1963Emancipation Proclamation Centennial, event flyer. NAACP, McComb, MS.
1963The Eleventh Commandment: Thou Shalt Stay Out of Downtown Birmingham! Flyer, 1963. Birmingham Students from Miles, Payne, and Booker T. Washington College. (See Birmingham — the Children's Crusade for background.)
1963 Big Business Supports Segregation in Birmingham, SNCC flyer. (See Birmingham — the Children's Crusade for background.)
1963    SNCC. Basic SNCC organizing brochure from 1963. Primarily used for recruiting at southern Black colleges and for fund-raising events in the north.
1963This is CORE. Basic CORE recruitment and fundrasing flyer. Used nationwide, 1963-1965, mainly by urban and campus CORE chapters.
1963Mass Meeting Program Alabama Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Selma Alabama, March 21, 1963. (See Selma — Cracking the Wall of Fear for background.)
1963? Dear Friend, fund appeal letter, John Barnum Jr, Sumter County Movement (GA). Undated (probably 1963) (See Americus GA Movement & "Seditious Conspiracy" for background.)
1963 Voting Rights Affidavits, Lee County, GA, SNCC. (See Americus GA Movement & "Seditious Conspiracy" for background.)
1963 Memo re Freedom Walk, James Forman, SNCC. April 1963. (See The Mailman's March (Murder of William Moore) for background.)
1963NAACP Acts Despite Alabama Ban, Your Association and the Birmingham Crises, NAACP. May 1963. See Birmingham — the Children's Crusade for background info.
1963 SNCC Testimony, House Judiciary Committee, May 28, 1963. (These documents and testimoney were regarding a voting rights bill introduced by Rep. Emanual Celler in April 1963.)
      Appendix A: Survey of Current Field Work, Spring 1963
      Robert Moses et al v Robert Kennedy et al
      Appendix C: Report on Leflore County
      Appendix D: Chronology of Abuses
1963Jackson, MS Movement Documents, (Multiple Documents)
1963Stay Out of Segregated Stores flyer, Anti-Segregation Movement (ASM), Charleston SC. 1963
1963Danville Virginia. Sixteen-page SNCC pamphlet describing the bloody police repression of the Danville Movement. (See Danville VA, Movement for background.)
1963The Student Peace Union and Civil Rights, SPU. June 1963
1963What Have I Personally Done to Maintain Segregation? White Citizens Council newspaper ad from Selma, reprinted by SNCC for fundraising.
1963Student Voice, Albany Georgia, Summer '63. Vol I, No. 3
1963 Permission to Discuss and Resolve Grievances Pertinent to Interracial Good Will and Understanding, letter to City of Clarksdale MS, Aaron Henry, NAACP. July 4, 1963
1963Rugged, Ragged "Snick:" What It Is and What It Does, SNCC reprint of Chicago Daily News article. July 10, 1963
1963 Danville Support Demonstration Letter, NYC SNCC Office, July 13, 1963. (See Danville VA, Movement for background.)
1963 Danville, VA (Police violence). Louis Nasper
1963Do Negroes of Gadsden Know Their Place? Satirical flyer urging participation in the protests. Possibly written by East Gadsden Brotherhood activists in June or July. (See Savage Repression in Gadsden AL for background.)
1963 Gadsden, AL (The Gadsden Movement). Eric Rainey, SNCC Freedomways
1963Why Didn't They Hit Back? Jhan & June Robbins, Redbook. CORE pamphlet.
1963Appeal to Voters, June, 1963. Iberville Industrial Voters League
1963Action Memo No. 2 — Civil Rights Bills National Civil Rights Legislative Conference re civil rights bill. NAACP. August 6, 1963
1963From Morning Until Night...Humiliation Stalks Them, Senate testimony, Roy Wilkins, NAACP. July 1963
1963March On Washington. (Multiple documents) Speeches, programs, organizing materials and articles from and about the march.
1963Halt Justice Department Persecution. SNCC petition distributed at March on Washington to oppose the Federal "Jury Tampering" Frameup in Albany GA.
1963The Condition of Farm Workers in 1963, Fay Bennett, National Sharecroppers Fund (NSF). Dense, four-page research & analysis.
1963 Statement on Discrimination Practices Affecting Programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Sharecroppers Fund (NSF), August 29, 1963
1963All About CORE. CORE information brochure, 1963-1965. New CORE members received one of these to study as part of their new-member orientation.
1963Letter to Northern Supporters (MS). Fannie Lou Hamer, SNCC
1963Announcement: SCLC Seventh Annual Convention Richmond, VA, September 1963
1963Your One Vote Counts, Virginia NAACP Voter Registration Committee, Sept. 1963
1963You Can Kill a Man But You Can't Kill an Idea, NAACP membership and fund appeal. (See Medgar Evers Assassination for background.)
1963Operation Mississippi: One Man One Vote Campaign, SNCC Mississippi staff. September, 1963. See Freedom Ballot in MS for background info.
1963The General Condition of the Mississippi Negro, October, 1963. 18-page research report.
1963Application for Work on the Freedom Vote. Possibly used to screen northern volunteers. Undated (probably October 1963)
1963Freedom Ballot Documents (Multiple documents)
1963Memorandum: National Day of Mourning, Bayard Rustin, September 20, 1963. (See Birmingham Church Bombing for background)
1963 Americus Georgia: SNCC Special Mailing, September 24 1963. (See Americus GA Movement & "Seditious Conspiracy" for background.)
1963?CORE: Guideline to Political Action, James McCain. 1963? 1964?
63? 64?The Movement Needs You, SNCC. Late '63 or early '64, appeal to Black college students.
1963 Comparative Analysis of Three Versions of the Civil Rights Bill (1964 Act), Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, November 1963. (See Civil Rights Act Passes in the House and subsequent articles for background.)
1963Louisiana Story, 1963, CORE pamphlet. James Farmer. (See Man-Hunt in Plaquemine for background.)
1963The Attack on the Southern Conference Education Fund! Student Civil Liberties Coordinating Committee, Noveber or December, 1963
1963 Please Do Not Patronize the Campus Grill, Nashville TN. Ron Parker & other students.
1963Will Christmas in Mississippi Be Like Christmas in America? Dick Gregory, November, 1963. (See Greenwood Food Blockade for background)
1963Christmas Boycott Flyer, Jackson MS Movement, December, 1963
63? 64?Songs of the Southern Freedom Movement, undated (probably 1963 or '64)
63? 64? SNCC: Freedom Singers and Freedom Songbook advertisement flyer, undated possibly late '63 or early '64
63? 64? Operation Dialogue, Harry Boyte, SCLC. Undated (possibly 1963, or 1964)
1963, 1965Sit-In Arrest Warrants, 1963, 1965. Madison, FL.
1964 Organizing Materials
1964?SNCC advertising brochure for The Movement, undated, probably 1964.
1964?On the Long Road to Freedom, flyer. Unsigned. Undated, possibly 1964.
1964?Mississippi: Structure of the Movement, Present Operations, and Prospectus for this Summer, COFO? Undated.
1964?Where is Democracy, CORE Brochure, undated (possibly late 1963 or early 1964).
1964SNCC You Can Help (Friends of SNCC guide), undated 1964
1964?We Need Your Help Now!, COFO letter, undated, probably early 1964. (Sent to Mississippi supporters re poll taxes and voting.)
1964Mississippi Director Robert P. Moses (SNCC publicity backround). Undated.
1964 Hattiesburg Mississippi, Freedom Day, SNCC. January 22, 1964. See Freedom Day in Hattiesburg for background info.
1964 Give Them a Future in Hattiesburg, COFO. January, 1964. (See Freedom Day in Hattiesburg for background.)
1964Report Concerning the Louis Allen Case, 1964, Bob Moses, SNCC. And Information Concerning the Killing of Louis Allen ..., Unsigned (Bob Moses?). (See Louis Allen Murdered for background.)
1964 Further Incidents in Southwest Mississippi at Time of Louis Allen Killing and Shortly After, 1964. SNCC
1964Desperate Need for Food in Mississippi, Jim Dombrowski, SCEF. January 23, 1964. See Greenwood Food Blockade for background info.
1964 House Un-American Activities Committee: Bulwark of Segregation, Anne Braden, SCEF.
1964Resolution presented to Atlanta Board of Education, January 20, 1964. SNCC, NAACP, COAHR.
1964Dear Friend of Civil Rights (re state attempt to destroy SCEF), Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, James Dombrowski, SCEF. January 25.
1964 Freedom Ring Encircles Ticket Booth (New Orleans)   Doris Castle, CORE
1964 The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Mike Miller, SNCC. (Given on the 5th anniversary of the The Greensboro Sit-Ins)
1964Atlanta Georgia (re SNCC-led protests). SNCC, 1963-64.
1964From the Mississippi Delta..., Fund-raising brochure of the National Sharecroppers Fund (NSF).
1964 Farmers Attention! Conference on a Better Life for Mississippi Farm Families, February 1964. National Sharecroppers Fund (NSF)
1964Workshops in Nonviolence — Why? CORE Training scenarios in practical nonviolence. By Martin Oppenheimer. Five pages.
1964New Orleans CORE Voter Registration Instructions, undated, assumed to be 1964
1964SCLC: Handbook for Freedom Army Recruits, Alabama, spring 1964
6404We'll Take Our Stand — Nashville, April 4, 1964 (Statement by students from predominantly white southern colleges and communities)
1964Dear Sir, Freedom Candidates Mississippi, COFO. April 12, 1964. See Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) Founded for background info.
1964Dear Friend of Freedom, Coahoma County NAACP, Office of "The Cryer." April 12, 1964
1964CORE: Letters to Loews theaters re segregation, Oretha Castle, New Orleans CORE
1964Southern Student Organizing Committee brochure, undated (probably 1964 or '65)
1964The Southern Student Organizing Committee (SSOC)
1964SNCC Statement on the CORE New York World Fair Stall In, April, 19th. (To protest racism and discrimination in America, CORE called for a freeway stall-in on the opening day of the fair.)
1964How CORE Views the Fair: Symbol of American Hypocrisy, April 1964. (NY World's Fair)
1964What is COFO? Mississippi Structure of the Movement and Present Operations, COFO (undated probably spring 1964). Dense 8-page history, overview & plans.
1964Mississippi: Chronology of Violence and Intimidation Since 1961, 19-page SNCC pamphlet from Spring 1964.
1964Case Studies of Intimidation, COFO. Spring, 1964
1964Subversion of the Fifteenth Amendment in Mississippi, unsigned, possibly COFO or MFDP.
Mississippi: Subversion of the Right to Vote. SNCC pamphlet version from Spring 1964.
1964Genocide in Mississippi, 12-page SNCC pamphlet.
1964Petition to Louisiana Governor John J. McKeithen, Citizens Committee, New Orleans. May 28, 1964.
1964King for Congress flyer (Georgia)
1964COFO: What It Is, What It Does, Five-page pamphlet.
1964Mississippi: Handbook for Political Programs, COFO.
1964Segregation, Harrasment, and Arrest for Negro Congressional Candidate, Unsigned (probably MFDP or COFO). 1964. See Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) Founded for background info.
1964?Federal Programs Project: Special Report, unsigned, probably COFO. Undated (possibly summer 1964)
1964 Mississippi: How Negro Democrats Fared June 2 Democratic Primary election. (See Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) Founded for background.)
1964Voting rights denial affidavits, Holly Springs, MS. June 2, Democratic Primary election.
1964Mississippi: Structure of the Movement, Present Operations, and Prospectus for This Summer, COFO, Spring 1964. Detailed 8-page description of COFO on the eve of Freedom Summer.
1964Freedom Summer & Freedom School Documents, (Multiple Documents).
1964Freedom School Documents (Multiple Documents).
1964Mississippi Legislature - 1964 (Repressive laws enacted to oppose Freedom Summer)
1964CORE Calendar of Coercion Aug 1963-Aug 1964. Pamphlet compiling atrocities and attacks reported by CORE Freedom Movement projects during one 12-month period.
1964Medical Committee for Human Rights brochure. (See Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR) Founded for background.)
1964The 1964 Civil Rights Law and What it Means For You! CORE? Author unknown.
1964 Conduct for Vigil, Friends of SNCC, Los Angeles, CA. (Federal Building vigil after discovery of Chaney, Schwerner, Goodman bodies in MS.)
1964A Primer For the Delegates to the Democratic National Convention, MFDP. (See MFDP Challenge to Democratic Convention for background.)
1964Mississippi Faces Challenge, Atlantic City Flyer. MFDP. (See MFDP Challenge to Democratic Convention for background.)
1964Mississippi Student Union (MSU) brochure.
1964Recruiting of New Volunteers for Work in Mississippi, August, 1964, Betty Garman, SNCC.
63-64Intimidations and Harassments Against Negroes and CORE Workers, Summer 1963 to Summer 1964, CORE
1964Louisiana — Summer 1964, the Students Report to Their Home Towns. CORE Pamphlet. (Published accounts from CORE's summer project in Louisiana)
1964COFO Fall Recruitment Form Letter, Bob Moses.
1964CORE Community Center, Meridian MS. (See also Letters & Field Reports From Meridian.)
1964 Flyer for Gainesville FL CORE meeting, CORE. September, 1964
1964To all volunteers and friends, bulletin re situation in McComb MS, COFO. Fall, 1964
1964September 21 (report on McComb MS bombing), Unsigned SNCC
1964 To All Mississippi Summer Project Volunteers, call for volunteers re Freedom Vote, Robert Weil. October, 1964
1964Get Out and Vote Freedom Rally program, Florida CORE. October 28 1964
1964Freedom Rally, Florida CORE. October 30 1964
1964Statistics of Negro and White Voter Registration in the Five Congressional Districts of Mississippi, U.S. v Mississippi Federal Court Case
1964Bail For Belzoni, Unsigned (probably COFO or SNCC), undated (probably fall 1964)
1964 SNCC: Incident Summary  — Mississippi, October 1964
1964Running Summary of Incidents During the Freedom Vote Campaign, Oct 18 - Nov 2, 1964. (See MFDP Congressional Challenge for background.)
1964They Need Our Help, fundraising flyer, Yellow Springs OH Friends of the Mississippi Project. November 1964
1964 Louisiana Parishes Population Report, CORE Research Dept. November.
1964SNCC: Incident Summary, November 1964
1964The Negro Vote: An Analysis, SNCC. (Southern Negro vote and the 1964 presidential results.)
1964Dear Friend, fundraising appeal letter, NAACP Inc Fund. December 8, 1964
1964Give SNCC Gifts This Year, promotional flyer, SNCC
1964-65 Chronology on Jonesboro, Jackson Parish, CORE. (See Deacons for Defense & Justice for background.)
1964-65  MFDP Mississippi Congressional Challenge, (Multiple documents).
1964-65 COFO Program (Winter 1964 - Spring 1965)
1964-67Agriculture Stabilization & Conservation Service (ASCS) Elections, (Multiple Documents).
1964-68 Southern Student Organizing Committee, Miscellaneous Documents
1964-68MCHR Manual for Volunteers. Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR) manual for volunteer doctors, nurses, and other health professionals serving on the front lines of the Freedom Struggle.
64? 65?Demands, Ruleville MS Student Action Group, Ora Doss, Eddie Johnson, Bobbie Cannon. Date unknown (probably late '64 or early '65)
64? 65?What Happens to All the Surplus Food?, Freedom Information Service flyer, late '64 or early '65.
1965 Organizing Materials
1965 SNCC Alabama Summer Project application form. Undated 1965
1965 Arkansas Summer Project application form, Roger Barkley, volunteer
1965 SNCC Arkansas Summer Project Dear Applicant letter. Undated 1965
64-65 CORE: North Florida Voter Project (Multiple documents)
???? Mississippi Political Handbook, MFDP. Undated (1965? 1966?)
1965?They Need Your Help Too, An Appeal to Southern Students, SNCC recruitment flyer. Undated (possibly 1965)
1965Mississippi electoral calendar 1965-1968, MFDP?
1965Handout from the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, undated. (Re current activities & poll taxes)
1965Today's Great Issues: A Call to Action Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF) brochure
1965CORE: Outline of Southern Program for Summer 1965, undated.
1965Report of Successful Community-Wide Fund Drive, Friends of the Mississippi Project, Yellow Springs OH. January 4, 1965
1965SSOC Fund Appeal Letter, Ron Parker, SSOC. January 12, 1965
1965 Letter to Secty of Defense McNamara re George Wallace speech at Selma U.S. Air Force base, John Lewis, SNCC. January 12, 1965
1965Sunflower County [MS] — Activity Report, Linda Davis, COFO. January 12, 1965
1965Fast for Freedom, Mike O'Gorman, Friends of SNCC (FoS). January 15, 1965
1964 SNCC: Incident Summary, January, 1965
1965Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party: Background and Recent Developments, Steve Max, SDS Political Education Project. See MFDP Congressional Challenge for background.
1965Jackson Freedom Library Book List, (COFO)
1965CORE ~ Louisiana in Brief. 14-page report/analysis.
1965 SNCC ~ The General Condition of the Alabama Negro. 28-page report/analysis.
1965Selma & the March to Montgomery (Multiple Documents)
1965To Who it May Concern, petition letter re Chaney Schwerner Goodman case. Ellen Fox, Stephen Clorfeine, Univ. Rochester Friends of SNCC. February 1965
1965Appeal for federal action on civil rights & lynching of Chaney, Schwerner, Goodman, Unsigned, academe. February 3, 1965. (See Lynching of Chaney, Schwerner, & Goodman for background.)
1965 Bogalusa, Lousiana, Incident Summary, January 25 - February 21, 1965
1965 A Brief Summary of Incidents in Sunflower County Mississippi, June 1964 - April 1965. SNCC/COFO
1965Voting Legislation, Lawrence Guyot MFDP, James Farmer CORE, James Forman SNCC, Martin Luther King SCLC. February 21 and 27, 1965. See Selma Voting Rights Campaign and Passage of the Voting Rights Act for background info.
1965The Story of COFO (Part One), FoS. February 1965. (See Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) Formed in Mississippi for background.)
1965The Story of COFO (Part Two), FoS. March 1965. (See Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) Formed in Mississippi for background.)
1965Jonesboro-Bogalusa Project, Lawrence chapter of CORE, March, 1965. (See Deacons for Defense & Justice and Confronting the Klan in Bogalusa With Nonviolence & Self-Defense for background.)
1965SNCC Incident Summary, March (South-wide)
1965Dear Friend (call for multi-organization discussions/workshops in DC), March 1965. Unsigned (possibly SNCC, SSOC, MFDP)
1965SNCC: Alabama Freedom Democratic Party forms, Montgomery. Undated assumed to be March or April of 1965
1965A Petition to the Hon. George C. Wallace, unsigned, undated (presumed 1965).
1965Letter to Campus Friends of SNCC, April 8.
1965Alabama State College (ASC) student protests. Montgomery, April.
     Student documents, Alabama State College Freedom Campaign (ASCFM).
     Anti-student documents, ASC administration
1965MFDP bulletin re new & fair elections amendment, MFDP. Undated (assumed 1965). (See Passage of the Voting Rights Act for background.)
1965?You Can Help Too & Stamps for Freedom, SNCC fund appeal.
1965Notes on Rural Organizing, Charles McLaurin (SNCC)
1965Natchez Political Handbook, Alexander Shimkin, Freedom Information Service. Political organizing resource for Natchez MS.
1965To Secure Civil Rights in Alabama..., Spring, 1965
 Let There Be Understanding of the Call to Boycott in Alabama, Spring, 1965. (See Alabama Boycott & Montgomery Direct Action? for background.)
1965The Alabama Legislature is a Fraud, SCLC? Undated, probably related to failed Montgomery direct action campaign, spring '65.(See SCOPE Project for background.)
1965 SNCC Arkansas Project Report, spring 1965
1965Why We Protest, A.Z. Young, Bogalusa Civic & Voter League. Undated, 1965. See Confronting the Klan in Bogalusa With Nonviolence & Self-Defense for background info.
 Bogalusa, Lousiana, Incident Summary, January 28 - July 1, 1965. (See Confronting the Klan in Bogalusa With Nonviolence & Self-Defense for background.)
1965Summary of Incidents in Bogalusa, Lousisiana, April 7-9, 1965
1965Partial List of Racial Murders in the South, April 1963-March 1965, CORE Southern Regional Office
1965 CORE Summer Projects, 1965
1965 Who Runs Alabama? or Who Stole the Tax Money? and Who Runs Alabama, SNCC. (Jack Minnis?)
1965North Florida Free Press, CORE NFCEP. May 1, 1965
1965 COFO News Notes, May 31, 1965
1965 CORE Summer Project Orientation — Educational Program Workshop
1965School Workshop Booklet (First Draft), CORE - Mississippi. May 1965.
1965 It's Going to be an Expensive Summer..., CORE, Bogalusa, LA fund-appeal letter. (See Confronting the Klan in Bogalusa With Nonviolence & Self-Defense for background.)
1965?Song Sheet, SCLC's SCOPE orientation? Summer 1965? (Typical example of song sheets used at many times and in many places.)
1965A Legalized System of Brutality — Mississippi Justice, Freedom Information Service
1965Example SNCC County Research Reports
 Greene County, AL
 Lowndes County, AL
 Americus and Baker Counties, GA
1965In a Land Where Murder is Respectable, SCLC Brochure. Alabama.
1965-66SCLC's SCOPE Project, (Multiple Documents).
1965College Students Needed for CORE Summer Project, CORE brochure.
1965Call for an Assembly of Unrepresented People, Washington, DC, August 6-9. Bob Parris (Moses) SNCC, Eric Weinberger CORE. (See Assembly of Un-Represented People for background.)
1965Selma Free College the 2nd Month, Dennis Coleman, Donna Smith, Charles Fager (SCLC). August 22 1965
1965Address on Future Direction of Movement, Andrew Young, SCLC, August '65.
1965To the Pastor, Officers, and Members of this Church, Committee of Berkeley County, SC. August 12, 1965.
1965How the Civil Rights is Being Subverted in Mississippi, SNCC Research.
1965School Desegregation, Lou Emma Shipp, MFDP. September 1965
1965Experiment in Virginia, Southern Patriot, September '65 (Re: Virginia Students Civil Rights Commitee (VSCRC)
1965 Special Report - Fraud in the 1965 Arkansas School Board Elections, SNCC Arkansas Project. October 1965
1965 An Open Letter From Representatives of the Forrest City Arkansas Movement, Forrest City SNCC, Students for Action Committee. September 1965
1965 Memo on Proposed Temporary Educational Program for Forrest City Arkansas, SNCC, Students for Action Committee. October 1965
1965Background Report on Natchez (MS), undated & unsigned (probably SNCC, October, 1965). (See Natchez MS — Freedom Movement vs Ku Klux Klan for background.)
1965SCLC Report & Fundraising Letter, Hosea Williams. November 1965.
1965Demonstrations and the Necessity Thereof, Sammy Young, TIAL.
1965Southern Students Organizing Commitee, undated (assumed to be 1965)
1965?The Poor of Macon County, Wendell Paris, TIAL.
1965-68 Lowndes County Freedom Organization (LCFO), (Multiple Documents
1965-66Mississippi Freedom Labor Union & Economic Justice (Multiple documents)
1965-66 Birmingham Voter Registration Campaign (Multiple documents)
1965-66SNCC & Delano Grape Strike,
65? 66? Natchez MS Laundry Workers Strike, FIS audio transcript, undated (possibly 1965 or 1966). (See Natchez MS — Freedom Movement vs Ku Klux Klan for background on the Movement in Natchez.)
65? 66? Delta Leather Workshop, FIS audio transcript, undated (possibly 1965 or 1966). (See Poor Peoples Corporations, Cooperatives, & Quilting Bees for background.)
????Ballots, Bullets, and Blood, NAACP. Undated, 1965 or later.
1966 Organizing Materials
1966?Poverty Program Primer: Community Action Groups, Ted Seaver, Medgar Evers Neighborhood Guild, MS. Undated (possibly 1966). See War on Poverty for background info.
1966Fact Sheet: Sunflower County Project and Mississippi Freedom Labor Union, unsigned, undated. See Mississippi Freedom Labor Unionfor background info.
66?Information Sheet for NCC Volunteers in Mississippi, undated, Delta Ministry
66?Mississippi: Two Worlds, undated. Delta Ministry. (See Delta Ministry Founded in Mississippi for background.)
1966?Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party information, Unsigned, MFDP. Undated (possibly 1966)
1966?What You Should Know About Poll Taxes, Unsigned, MFDP. Undated (probably 1966). See 24th Amendment Ends Poll Tax in Federal Elections and State Poll Taxes Ruled Unconsitutional for background info.
????Dear Faculty Member, Boston Friends of SNCC Faculty Fund. Undated.
66?Southern Student Conference Held, Ella Baker, SNCC. Undated, possibly 1966.
1966Chicago Freedom Movement (Multiple Documents)
1966Poor Peoples Fund, letter & brochure.
1966Poor Peoples Fund, letter & brochure.
1966Delta Ministry Workshop, February, 1966
1966 SNCC: News of the Field: #3, March 9, 1966, #4, March 16, 1966, #5, March 23, 1966
1966Confederaton of Alabama Political Organizations (COAPO), SCLC. April 1966. (See Alabama Elections for background.)
1966Suggested Thing to Do for the Election (re Alabama primaries), SCLC. April-May. (See Alabama Elections for background.)
1966 Statement by James Forman, SNCC. April 29. Regarding independent political organizations and elections in Alabama. (See Alabama Elections for background.)
1966Poll Watcher Training Materials, Alabama primaries, May.
1966 Candidates Who Participated in the Historic May 3, 1966 Primary (Alabama), SCLC/COAPO. (See Alabama Elections for background.)
1966One Man — One Vote, Hale County Freedom Organization (AL) membership card, spring 1966
1966Negroes in American History: Freedom Primer (Illustrated), Revised 2nd Ed. SNCC
1966Black Power Documents 1965-68 (Multiple documents)
1966The Story of SNCC. 16-page Fund-raising brochure and organizing pamphlet from the later part of 1966.
1966Child Development Group of Mississippi, Histories of Children, Employees, Centers, Community Support, CDGM, September, '66. (20-page pamphlet.)
1966How to Get Food Money for Your Center, CDGM. (Hand-drawn training material.)
1966Documents of the Grenada MS Movement, (Multiple Documents).
1966Holmes County Freedom Democratic Party Executive Members Handbook, Sue-Henry Lorenzi, MFDP, August 1966
1966Dear Friend, campaign letter to constituents, September. Julian Bond, candidate, Georgia Assembly.
1966Aframerican: News You Can Use, SNCC, October. (Large file)
1966Preamble SNCC (Re anti-draft position). Excerpted from Aframerican. October
1966SNCC Statement on Alabama Elections, November.
1966State Wide Poverty Meeting, Fannie Lou Hamer. Mississippi flyer, November 1966
1966Have You Ever Been One Day Late? Shutz Defense Committee (Flyer protesting Simuel Schutz prison sentence in military-draft case.)
66? 67?Literature Available from the Southern Student Organizing Committee, undated (possibly 1966 or 1967)
66? 67?The Delta Speaks - About the Power Structure and O.E.O, Daisy Lewis, Director Holmes County MS Community Center, undated. See Issues of Poverty, Exploitation, and Economic Justice and War on Poverty for background info.
66? 67?Do You Make Under $3,000 Per Year? (flyer about the poverty program), undated (possibly 1966 or 1967) Unsigned
1967 Organizing Materials
1967Black Natchez, transcript and background of film, Edward Pincus & David Neuman. See Natchez MS — Freedom Movement vs Ku Klux Klan for background info.
1967Freedom City — What It Is and How It Got Started, Delta Ministry fund raising brochure.
1967Does Martin Luther King Have the Right to Speak Out on Peace? (SCLC pamphlet.)
1967SNCC Summer Project '67, brochure
1967To Get That Power, fundraising brochure. Mississippians United to Elect Negro Candidates, 1967
1968 Organizing Materials
1968There Are 40 Million Whites in the South? Who Will Organize Them? SCEF. Date unknown, possibly 1968.
1968Have Sanitation Workers a Future? Community on the Move for Equality. (Memphis Gargage Strike boycott leaflet.)
1968Flyer Calling for March for Justice and Jobs, Memphis Garbage Workers Strike. March, 1968. (Unsigned, assumed to be Community on the Move for Equality or AFSCME or both.)
1968Dr. King and SCLC — Powerful Action for Change, March 31. Soul Force (SCLC Journal)
1968Program: Martin Luther King Funeral,
1968To the Students of Mexico, James Forman, SNCC International Affairs Commission
1968Anger in the Southern Pines (SCEF pamphlet), Steve Martin, SCEF GROW Project.
1968 Mississippi Woodcutters are Getting it Together; They Need Your Help, SCEF. Undated 1968
1968Vote Rev. Clint Collier, Mississippi congressional campaign material, November 1968.
1968?Sunshine (Ben Owens), SCLC. Undated, believed to be 1968
1971It's Your Future, SCEF brochure
????SCEF Speakers, undated (probably early 1970s)
1975Struggle in Today's South (SCEF Fundraising Calendar, with state-by-state historic references.)

** Election Campaign Flyers **

1960 SNCC Flyer: Election Day Action, North and South, November 8, 1960
1964Precinct Conventions, undated flyer. COFO.
1964Flyer, MFDP County Convention Meeting, Holmes County, MS, Summer 1964.
1965MFDP, explanatory flyer from mid-1965.
1966?One Man, One Vote. 10-page pamphlet explaining independent political action in Lowndes County, AL. Probably from late '65 or early '66.
1966LCFO Political Education Primer. Multi-page pamphlet in comic-book format explaining Alabama county political offices, their importance, and the LCFO candidates.
1967?Us Colored People, Lowndes County Freedom Organization (Alabama). 10-page comic book about voting and political organizing.
1964Now With Your Hand Pull the Lever Down, MFDP. Undated (probably 1964)
1966Help Unseat Eastland and Abernathy, MFDP
1967Attention: Help Elect a Negro Sheriff, MFDP, Holmes County MS
1968We Have to Fight These Battles Together, MS (possibly Hinds County)

** Freedom Movement Maps **

1960Map: Southern Black Belt Counties, Negro voting age population over 50% (1960 census).
1960Alabama map, showing Alabama Black Belt counties (1960 census).
1960Alabama Map, showing Black-Belt counties and percentage Black population. Data from 1960 Census.
1962Alabama: Breakdown of White & Negro Voters, 1962. (By Secretary of State in response to a judge's questionaire.)
1960Mississippi Map, showing Congressional districts and Black-white population statistics.
1960Mississippi Map, Negro population by counties (1960 Census).
1960Mississippi Map, showing Black Belt counties (1960 Census).
1961Freedom Rides Map, 1961
1964Mississippi Freedom Summer Map, showing counties and types of projects.
1964Mississippi Freedom Summer Map, showing the major projects.
1965March to Montgomery Map, 1965
1965Preliminary map of SCOPE projects, SCLC. Undated (probably May of 1965)
1966Mississippi congressional districts before and after Voting Rights Act (showing how the districts were redrawn to prevent an Afro-American from being elected).
1966Meredith Mississippi March Against Fear, 1966
1966Grenada MS showing Black neighborhoods
 Map of SNCC Projects (From SNCC 50th Anniversary Conference)
  We Shall Overcome interactive map (National Park Service)

** Freedom Movement Minutes, Reports, & Plans **
(See also Reports & Letters From the Field)
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1950s Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1955Minutes, Montgomery NAACP, Rosa Parks, Secretary
1958Memo & Notes re Atlanta HUAC Hearings, Jim Dombrowski, SCEF. August 1958.
1959NAACP report to branch officers, C.R. Darden, Mississippi NAACP. June 7, 1959
1959 Memo to SCLC Leadership, Ella Baker
1959 NAACP National Board meeting report, C.R. Darden, Mississippi NAACP. September, 1959
1959SCLC Memorandum: Personnel Practices and Office Equipment, Ella Baker, SCLC. October 22, 1959
1959 Memorandum: SCLC as a Crusade, Ella Baker. SCLC. October 23, 1959
1959Annual Report, C.R. Darden, NAACP. November 7, 1959
1960 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1960Documents from the SNCC Founding Conference
1960Report of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Ella Baker. May, 1960. (Report of the temporary coordinating committee elected at the Raleigh conference.)
1960SNCC Communications Report, June-July.
1960SNCC Conference — October 1960, Atlanta, GA. (See Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Founded for background.)
 Rules Adopted
 Decisions Adopted.
1960SCLC: Report of the Director to the Executive Board, October, 1960. Wyatt T. Walker
1960SNCC Meeting Minutes, November 1960
1961 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1961SNCC: Meeting Minutes February 3-5, 1961, Atlanta GA
1961SNCC: Meeting Minutes & Summary April 21-23, 1961, Charlotte, NC.
1961Report of Meeting of May 26, 1961 (re Freedom Rides), James Wood, SCLC. See Freedom Ridesfor background info.
1961 SCLC: Report of the Director, Semi-Annual Report, SCLC, Nov. 1 - April 30, 1961
1961SNCC Meeting Minutes, June 9-10, 1961
1961SNCC Meeting Minutes, July 14, 1961
1961SCLC Affiliates, August 1961
1961National Director's Report to CORE National Convention, James Farmer, September.
1961SCLC Annual Meeting, September, 1961
 Program, SCLC Annual Meeting
 Report of the Director, Rev. Wyatt T. Walker.
1961The Hard or the Easy Way?, SRC report on school desegregation. October, 1961.
1961SNCC Staff Meeting Minutes, October 8-10, 1961
1961CORE National Action Committee Minutes, October 12, 1961
1961CORE National Action Committee Minutes, November 27, 1961
1961CORE National Action Committee Minutes, December 15, 1961
1962 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1962Notes: Chronology of Student Sit-Ins and Freedom Rides, 1960-1961, Howard Zinn.
1962The SCLC Voter Registration Prospectus for 1962
1962CORE National Action Committee Minutes, January 26, 1962
1962Report on Voter Registration — Projected Program (Mississippi), Bob Moses, SNCC & Tom Gaither, CORE. Jan 27, 1962. (Written before COFO was officially reconstituted as a voter registration umbrella organization.)
1962Staff Report by the National Director, James Farmer. May, 1962
1962Minutes of SNCC Regional Meeting — Atlanta Georgia, March 24, 1962
1962SNCC: Report on Spring Conference, April 27-29, 1962
1962 Report on white southern student project, Bob Zellner, SCEF. May 1962 (for 61-62 school year)
1962Final Release on the CORE National Convention (Pre-convention instructions)
1962CORE National Action Committee Minutes, June 1, 1962
1962 Memorandum on Presentation of Petition Challenging June 5, 1962 Democratic Primary. Unsigned. Undated (presumably June or July of 1962)
1962Economy of Ruleville, Mississippi, Charles Cobb and Charles McLaurin, SNCC. (See Greenwood Food Blockade for background.)
1962 Report on Voter Registration Work, Jack O'Dell, SCLC. September 1962
1962Mississippi NAACP Annual Session: Conference Statement, November 1-4, 1962
1962Action for Freedom, South Carolina NAACP Annual Report, 1962. I. DeQuincey Newman, NAACP
62? 63?A Proposal: A School for Basic Education in the Mississippi Delta, James & Diane Bevel, SCLC & SNCC. Undated (possibly later 1962 or early 1963)
1963 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1963Prince Edward County Virginia - Recent Legal Developments, Jean Fairfax, AFSC. Jan 2nd, 1963. See Prince Edward County, VA, Closes It's Public Schools for background.
1963 Letter to Jim [Forman?], from Greenwood MS. Sam Block, SNCC. (See Greenwood Food Blockade for background.)
1963Third Wave — Hit and Run plans, COAHR (Atlanta Student Movement). Spring.
1963 SNCC: Survey of Current Field Work May, 1963. (As presented to Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on proposed Civil Rights Act.)
1963CORE National Convention, Summer
       Program Department Report, Gordon Carey
       Organization Department Report
       Community Relations Department Report
       Financial Report, Apfel & Englander, CPAs
1963 Report on mass arrests & insurrection charges, Americus GA on August 8 1963, unsigned. (See Americus GA Movement & "Seditious Conspiracy" for background.)
1963Report and Proposal for Massive Nonviolent Civil Disobedience in Montgomery, Diane Nash Bevel, September, 1963.
1963SNCC Executive Committee Minutes (full), September 6-9, 1963.
1963 SNCC Executive Committee Minutes (Summary), September 6-9, 1963.
1963Report of Special Projects Sept 1962-Sept 1963, John Lawson, SCLC. Re nonviolence training.
1963COFO: Notes on Mississippi Staff Meeting, November 14-16, 1963
1963Proposed Voter Education Project for Louisiana: Rural and North, November, CORE. November, 1963.
1963Six Month Report, SNCC Chairmanm, John Lewis, (July- Dec).
1963Report: White Southern Student Project, Sam Shirah. (December)
1963Southwest Georgia Project Report & Proposals, (December). Charles Sherrod
1963SNCC Executive Commitee Minutes, December 27-31, 1963.
1963?Memo to SNCC Executive Committee re Mississippi Project, Bob Moses. Undated, probably Fall 1963? (See Freedom Ballot in MS for background.)
1963?Operation Mississippi, SNCC Mississippi Staff. Undated. (Most likely from late '63. Superseded by later plans for Freedom Summer)
1963An Abortion for a Pregnant State, Dave Dennis, CORE Field Secretary for Mississippi. Late 1963. (Report to CORE National Action Council & proposal for expanded CORE activity in Mississippi which led to Mickey & Rita Schwerner opening the Meridian project.)
1963Report to the CORE National Action Council November 1963 re Florida, Patricia Due, CORE.
1963COFO Minutes, December 1963. Jackson, MS.
1963 Notes From SNCC Staff Workshop, December 1963
1963Civil Rights: Year End Summary, Southern Regional Council, December 31.
1963 SNCC Financial Audit for 1963
63? 64?Prospectus for the White Student Project, Kay Holler, WSSP. Undated (possibly late 1963 or early 1964)
63? 64? A Community Center for Meridian Mississippi (Lauderdale County), unsigned CORE. Undated (probably late 1963 or early 1964). See also Letters & Field Reports From Meridian.
1964 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
64?A Proposal for Expanded Work Among Southern White Students and an Appalachian Project, Sam Shirah, SCEF. Undated (possibly 1964)
1964? Prospectus for a Campus Oriented Program, Ed Hamlett, SNCC/SSOC. Undated (possibly 1964)
1964Notes from a phone conversation with Mrs. F.L. Hamer, Unsigned. January 1964
????New Orleans CORE Voter Registration Report Weekly Tabulation, Nancy Herman & Doratha Smith, New Orleans CORE. Undated.
1964Minutes, National Action Committee Meeting, February 21, 1964
1964 Prospectus for Atlanta for the White Southern Student Project, Robert Tenny, GSHR? February 19, 1964
1964?Louisiana Citizenship Program, CORE.
1964Results of VEP Projects April 2, 1962 - December 31, 1963, Voter Education Project
1964Selected Sections From the First and Second Annual Reports of the Voter Education Project 1962-1964, Southern Regional Council
1964SNCC Minutes of Meeting in Hattiesburg Discussing the Summer Project, January 24, 1964. (Note that dates of "1963" on the document are probably incorrect. See Mississippi Summer Project for background.)
1964CORE National Action Council Steering Committee Minutes, January 24, 1964.
1964Minutes COFO Convention, February 9, 1964
1964CORE Organization Department Report, Jim McCain. February, 1964. (Includes list of CORE chapters and voter registrations figures.)
1964 The March on Frankfort, A Study in Protest Organization, Jim Williams, PEP/SDS.
1964SNCC Coodinating Committee Roster, (March).
1964SCEF Report: Work Since Fall 1963 Board Meeting, Anne Braden. undated (presumed early 1964)
???? Proposals for Work With Women's Groups, Joyce Barrett, SNCC. Undated.
1964 Proposal for MFDP Convention Challenge, Democratic Convention, Atlantic City. (See MFDP Challenge to Democratic Convention for background.)
1964CORE Orleans Parish Voter Registration Project, Steven Rubin, New Orleans CORE. March 27, 1964
1964SNCC Executive Committee Minutes, April 18-19.
1964Report on COFO Staff Executive Committee Meeting, Charlie Cobb, SNCC/COFO. May 15, 1964
1964? Proposal for Southern Student Organizing Committee Conferences, Ed Hamlett, Sue Thrasher, SCEF. Undated (presumed 1964)
1964SNCC Executive Commitee Minutes, (May).
1964The SNCC Explosion, report, analysis, & proposals. (Ruby Doris Robinson? Ruby Searles?)
1964Proposal for Free Southern Theater, FST. (See Free Southern Theater for background.)
1964SIM Orientation Conference materials, June 1964. (Student Interracial Ministry)
1964Minutes, National Action Committee Meeting, June 30, 1964
1964Second Annual Report of the Voter Education Project, Wiley Branton, VEP. 1964
1964CORE 22nd Annual Convention notice, July 1964
1964 CORE Annual Convention Minutes, July 1964
1964CORE National Action Council Minutes, Ruth Turner, CORE. July 5, 1964
1964COFO Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, Annell Ponder, SCLC/COFO. July 10, 1964
1964 Notes on parents meeting with James Forman, Steve Schwerner, unsigned. July 20, 1964.
(See Lynching of Chaney, Schwerner, & Goodman for background.)
1964Mississippi Project Parents Committee meeting minutes, Miriam Tanzman, Secretary. July 24, 1964
1964 Memo re Second District MFDP Convention, MS Stokely Carmichael, SNCC.
1964 CORE National Action Council Minutes, September 26, 1964
1964 Report on CORE action at Republican Convention, CORE. July 1964.
1964CORE Southern Regional Office: Function, Richard Haley, CORE. August 1964
1964 Annual Report of Martin Luther King to SCLC Convention (September)
1964SNCC Executive Committee Meeting, September
 Executive Committee Members, September?
 Minutes, September 4
 Project & Student Voice Reports, September 5
 Minutes, September 6
1964Minutes, National Council of Churches discussion of Mississippi Summer Project, Sept. 18, 1964
1964Proposed Plan of Action for CORE, undated 1964 (after Democratic Convention challenge)
1964SNCC Staff Retreat Minutes Summary, (October).
1964Memo on Community Center Program, Lois Chaffee, COFO. Fall '64?
1964Yearly Report on Books, Equipment and Funds Received and Raised, and Shipments Made to CORE Southern Community Centers or Stored for Shipment, CORE Southern Education Project.
1964Report to CORE Southern Regional Conference, Gainesville FL, CORE. November, 1964
1964Special Report: Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR), Jerome Tobis, Aron Wells, Leslie Falk, Elliott Hurwitt. Fall 1964. (See Medical Committee for Human Rights for background.)
1964The Trip (report on trip to Africa & resulting proposals), John Lewis, Don Harris, SNCC. Fall 1964 (See SNCC Delegation to Africa for background.)
1964The Mississippi Student Union Convention - December 1964, unsigned, COFO.
1964South Carolina NAACP Annual Report, I. DeQuincey Newman, NAACP. 1964
64? 65? Sketch of Year's Work in a Community Adult Education, Silas Norman? Mary Varela? Selma, Alabama.
????Program Proposal: Transition in the Church, Rev. Tom Brown, SNCC. Udated
1965 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1965The CORE Southern Office: What it Does, Richard Haley, CORE.
64? 65? CORE Political Programs from Southern Office, undated (presumed late 1964 or early 1965)
1965?Louisiana College Campus Report, CORE Southern Regional Office. Undated, probably 1965
1965?Proposal for student conferences in Louisiana, CORE Southern Regional Office. Undated, possibly 1965.
1965CORE in the South September-December 1964, Richard Haley, CORE Southern Director. January 28, 1965
1965Scholarship, Education, and Defense Fund for Racial Equality (brochure and report), CORE. 1965
1965CORE 1965 (New Orleans), Matt Suarez.
1965Tentative Program for New Orleans CORE, January, 1965
1965Delta Ministry Fact Sheet & Reports, January 1965. See Delta Ministry Founded in Mississippi for background.)
1965 Statement of Arrest, Le Ann Faucette, CORE. Quincy Florida, January 29, 1965
1965 Neshoba Project Report, Alan Schiffmann, CORE/COFO. February 1 1965
1965Mississippi Project Parents Committee meeting minutes, Unsigned. February 9, 1965. (See Mississippi Summer Projectfor background.)
1965SNCC Programs for 1965, Coordinating Committee decisions as of February 23.
1965SNCC: Notes to the Northern Staff, (February).
1965SNCC Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, March 5-6. (Immediately before "Bloody Sunday" in Selma.)
1965SNCC: State Conference Report Alabama (Campus), March 1965. (Re: statewide conference of student activists from Alabama Black colleges.)
1965 Minutes: Staff Meeting, Madison County MS COFO, March 22, 1965.
1965Things that will be discussed at the staff meeting in May, 1965, Sandy Stovall? (SNCC? COFO?)
1965Staff Discussions, Canton COFO Office, April 2
1965SNCC Executive Committee Minutes, (April).
1965SNCC Alabama Staff Meeting Minutes, (April).
19655th District COFO Staff Meeting, Waveland MS, April 14-17, 1965
1965Transcript of Student Meeting, Atlanta University Center, undated, unsigned. (May have been Student Liberation Front (SLF) event, probably in April, 1965.)
1965?Outline for Residential Freedom School Program, Unsigned SNCC. Undated (possibly 1965)
1965Report to Congressional Briefing, re Jackson arrests & prison conditions. NCC. (See Jackson, MS Protests for background.)
1965SNCC Summer Program, April 1965
1965 SCLC Alabama Report, SCLC. June 12, 1965.
1965-66 SCLC's SCOPE Project Reports, June-Dec, 1965. (Multiple Documents).
1965 CORE Convention Agenda, Durham, NC, July, 1965
1965Reports on Shooting of Jonathan Daniels and Others in Lowndes County, SNCC. August 20-21, 1965. (See Murder of Jonathan Daniels for background.)
1965SNCC: Report From Finance Committee, September, 1965 (Jack Minnis, Mildred Forman, Muriel Tillinghast, S.G. Johnson, Stanley Wise)
1965SNCC Financial Statement, September, 1965
1965SCLC Incident Reports, September
1965 Field Reports From Alabama SNCC Staff Meeting, October 1965. (Includes reports from SCLC projects and East Tennessee Voters Project)
1965SNCC: Summary Report, Campus Traveller, Joyce Brown & Bill Hall, SNCC. October, 1965
1965SCLC Report on Field Activities, October
1965SNCC Staff Meeting Minutes, (November).
1965Statement of Vernon Smith, regarding violence in Ferriday, LA. November 11, 1965
1965Alabama Registration Statistics (re SCOPE project), SCLC Report. November 1965
65? 66?SNCC: Who Does What in Atlanta, undated.
1966 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1966Minutes from Alabama State- Wide, Non-Partisan Polltical Meeting, SCLC ~ Confederation of Alabama Political Organizations (COAPO). February 26
1966Report on Alabama Justice, February, 1966. Conference on Alabama Justice, Tuskegee, AL. Ad Hoc Committee for Justice in Macon County. (See The Murder of Sammy Younge for background.
1966Memo to NAACP: Official Guidelines for Voter Education Project Grants, John Brooks, NAACP, Vernon Jordan, VEP. February 17, 1966
1966Report on Alabama Voter Registration, SCLC. April 1966
1966Proposal for Voter Education Project, SCLC to VEP
62-66 Vote Totals for Freedom Movement Candiates, Democratic Primaries 1962-1966. By county. Freedom Information Service.
1966Reports & Materials From the Grenada MS Movement (Multiple documents)
1966CORE Citizenship Education Workshop, Minutes From State Meeting, July, 1966. Frogmore, SC
1966 SNCC, Secretariate Minutes, August(?), 1966. (Excerpted from Aframerican)
1966SNCC: Report on Draft Program
 SNCC: Report on Court Proceedings
 Re Anti-Vietnam War draft resistance in Atlanta.
1966SNCC Chicago Report, Monroe Sharp. October, 1966. (Excerpted from Aframerican)
1966Soviet Union Report, Fay Bellamy, SNCC. August, 1966. (Excerpted from Aframerican)
1966Report to SCLC's 10th Annual Convention, Dr. Martin Luther King. August, 1966
1967 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1967SNCC: Decisions of the Central Committee, January 20-23, 1967
1967Excerpt From SNCC Meeting Regarding Relation With Saul Alinsky
1968 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1968Southern Rural Research Project First Annual Report, Don Jelinek, SRRP. May 1968
1968 Lessons of Laurel: Grassroots Organizing in the South, Bob Analavage & Dottie Zellner, SCEF.
????Mississippi Economics ~ Mississippi's New Image, unsigned (possibly CORE), undated.

** Internal Organizational Documents **
Jump to: 1950s, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968

SNCC Offices, Staff & Contacts
SNCC Ongoing Issues, Courtland Cox, SNCC. Prepared for SNCC 50th Anniversary reunion 2010.
Members of the Southern Student Organizing Committee (1964-1969). Prepared for SNCC 50th Anniversary reunion 2010
1950s Internal Organizational Documents
Montgomery Improvement Association Constitution (original) and Montgomery Improvement Association Bylaws, (later version)
1957Southern Negroes Leaders Conference agenda, (Founding of SCLC as an organization, August)
????SCLC Constitution & Bylaws
1958SCLC's First Financial Report, Unsigned SCLC. January 29, 1958
1958 Memo to a Mississippi NAACP Branch Regarding Memberships, Medgar Evers, NAACP. July, 1958. See Southern States Try to Destroy NAACP for background & context.
1959SCLC special account financial report, April 1959
1960?Some Important Fiscal Facts About SCLC, SCLC. Undated (probably late 1950s or early 1960s)
1960 Internal Organizational Documents
1960Call to SNCC Founding Conference.
See also Documents From the SNCC Founding Conference
1960Constitution of New Orleans CORE, September 1960
1960Memo on the Student Voice, Marion Barry, SNCC. Fall 1960
1961SCLC Auditors Report for FY 1960, November 1960
1961 Internal Organizational Documents
1961Support letter to all "sit-in" students in jail in York County Jail, SC., National Union of Ghana Students. March 8, 1961.
1961SCLC Emergency Defense Fund financial report, undated (possibly April 1961). (See Alabama Attacks Black Leaders for background.)
1961SNCC Chronology, Summer 1961, Unsigned
1961SCLC Annual Treasurer's Report, September 1, 1960
1961SCLC income & expenditures report, September 1960-August 1961, Rev. Ralph Abernathy, SCLC Treasurer
1961 SCLC Budget Analysis 1960-1961, September 1, 1960
1961Dear SNCC Member, Ed King, SNCC. September 12, 1961
1961SNCC Statement of policy of the Excecutive Committee Concerning Fundraising for SNCC by Other Organizations, October 29, 1961.
1961SCLC Financial Report Q1 1961, Ralph Abernathy. December 1961
1962 Internal Organizational Documents
1962Background questionaire for SNCC publicity, Bob Moses. Undated.
1962SCLC Affiliates, February, 1962
1962Memo: Re Meeting With Belafonte, Walter (no last name), SNCC. See Voter Registration & Direct Action in McComb for background info.
1962SNCC Constitution, as revised April.
1962SNCC Financial Report Jan-June 1962
1962Mississippi Adult Education Program June meetings:
     Workshop Schedule, at Mt Beulah Center
     Governing Board report, David Lollis
     Report on workshops, Bob Moses
1962SCLC Christmas Bonuses 1962 (staff list), December 1962
????Telephone Numbers and Addresses of Mississippi Jails or Courthouses, undated, Unsigned COFO? SNCC?
1963 Internal Organizational Documents
1963SCLC Budget for 1963 (Note that Freedom Movement budgets rarely reflected what was actually raised and spent.)
1963?SNCC: Press Procedures, unsigned (possibly James Forman). Undated (possibly incomplete)
1963Letter to Ronnie Moore of CORE re Louisiana literacy test, Jack Minnis, VEP. January 17, 1963
1963Description of County. SNCC county organizing research & questionaire sheet.
1963SNCC Constitution, as revised April, 1963.
1963?Letter to SNCC About Direct Action, Courtland Cox, SNCC
1963Memo: Central Issue in Mississippi Civil Rights Struggle, Bob Moses, COFO-SNCC, summer, 1963
1963Memo to Staff, Bob Moses, COFO. Undated. (Probably latter part of 1963, re upcoming Greenville meeting.)
1963SCLC Annual Report 1962-1963, September 1963
1963SCLC Financial Audit for FY 1963, Jesse Blayton, CPA. September 30, 1963
????Notes & comments on SNCC early years, Unsigned SNCC activist. Undated
1963By-Laws of the Council of Federated Organizations, R. Hunter Morey, COFO. December 15, 1963
1963?Notes on Mississippi, unsigned, undated. (Summary COFO's Greenville staff meeting of November 1963.)
63? 64?What is an Organizer?, Mike Miller, SNCC. (Possibly written in late '63 or early '64 for a SNCC staff meeting.)
63? 64? Backgrounds of SNCC workers in Mississippi, Unsigned. Undated (possibly late 1963)
63? 64?SNCC: Proposal for a Documentary Program in Photography, Matt Herron, SNCC. Late 1963 or early 1964
1964 Internal Organizational Documents
1964?In Case of Auto Accident, Udated, unsigned, COFO
1964Memorandum to All Participating Agencies Wiley Branton, VEP. January 14, 1964
1964SNCC Pay Stub & Payroll Note
1964Application for Field Worker in CORE Task Force. (A CORE "task force" roughly corresponded to a SNCC "project.")
1964Louisiana Summer Task Force preliminary volunteer list, CORE Southern Regional Office. (A CORE "task force" roughly corresponded to a SNCC "project.")
1964General Board Action Concerning a Ministry Among the Residents of the Delta Area of the State of Mississippi, National Council of Churches (NCC). February 26, 1964. (See Delta Ministry Founded in Mississippi for background.)
1964?SCEF Board of Directors & Advisory Committee, circa 1964
1964COFO Letter to Roy Wilkins re Freedom Summer Plans, Bob Moses, March 1, 1964. (See 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer Events for background.)
1964Reference-check letter to Julian Bond about Sheila Michaels, James McCain, CORE. March 1964
1964Summary of SNCC Staff, Ruby D. Smith Robinson. Early 1964
1964SNCC Executive Committee Minutes, Judy Richardson, SNCC. April 10, 1964
1964SNCC financial summary, 1st quarter 1964 (Jan, Feb, March)
1964Proposal or Suggestion to the Executive Committee, April 18, 1964, James Bolton, SNCC. (Re assistance for John Lewis.)
1964 Memo From the SNCC Finance Office, April 18, 1964
1964?Proposed Fields of Work for SCEF in Period Ahead, Unsigned, SCEF. Undated (assumed spring of '64)
1964 SNCC: Brief Job Descriptions of Personnel in Atlanta Office, undated, believed to be Spring 1964.
1964Personnel Credentials of the Atlanta SNCC Office, undated, believed to be Spring 1964.
1964Security Handbook, Mississippi.
1964SNCC WATS Line Instructions & Policies, June 1964
1964Mississippi Summer Project Workers in State as of June 29, 1964, COFO report
1964Freedom Summer Documents, (Multiple Documents).
1964Freedom School Documents (Multiple Documents).
1964A Medical Serive for the Civil Rights Movement Statement of Purpose, Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR). August 1, 1964.
1964CORE: Proposals From Southern Staff, unsigned CORE.
1964Persons Added to SNCC Staff Since September 1964 Meeting, Ruby Doris Smith Robinson
1964?Memo re Staff Position to be Filled, James Forman, SNCC. Undated (presumed late 1964)
1964CORE Mississippi staff list as of September 1964
1964 Proposed Orientation Content, CORE Southern Regional Office. September, 1964
1964 Relation of Southern Program to National Program, CORE Southern Regional Office. September, 1964
1964 SCLC Salaries for Fiscal Year 1963-64 (staff list)
1964 SCLC Convention Financial Report, October 5, 1964
1964Persons Interested in Joining Staff, CORE North Florida project. October 1964
1964 CORE/NFCEP Staff Meeting Agenda, Elton Cox, CORE. October 29 1964
1964Waveland Conference. Documents from SNCC Staff Retreat, November, 1964. Waveland, MS. (Multiple documents)
1964COFO Identification Papers (You have ze papers, yes?)
1964SNCC Volunteer Interview Format, Late 1964 (after Freedom Summer).
1964COFO Memorandum, Dec. 11. Re changes & rumors.
1964?Memo From John Lewis to SNCC Staff, December, 1964?
1964 COFO: Memo to All Staff re Jackson Office Situation, Muriel Tilinghast, SNCC. Late 1964?
1964 CORE Research Program, Judi Nusbaum, CORE Southern Regional Office. December 3, 1965
1964?Memo on SNCC Finances, James Forman, December, 1964?
1964?Southern CORE Staff and Locations. (Undated, possibly from the summer of 1964.)
1964Proposed Yearly Budget Student Voice 1964-1965, SNCC.
1964-68Southern Student Organizing Committee, (Multiple documents).
64? 65? SNCC Staff Directory (Draft) December 64? January 65?
64? 65? We Must Be Allies ... Race Has Led Us Both to Poverty, Bruce Maxwell, COFO White Folks Project. Undated, probably late 1964 or early 1965.
1964 Friends of SNCC, Contributions to Atlanta Oct-Dec 1964
1965 Internal Organizational Documents
1965 Letter explaining his resignation as staff counsel, Henry Aronson, COFO. Undated, early 1965
1965? SNCC Unofficial & Projected Budget for 1965, undated (presumed late 1964 or early 65)
1965 Letter to John Lewis re decisions at SNCC Waveland conference, Mary King, SNCC. January 10, 1965
c1965Example CORE Personnel Information Sheets
1965 Documents From CORE Southern Region Workshop, CORE, Southern Office, January 1965
1965Mississippi Council of Federated Organizations, CORE Mississippi Field Staff. (Explains COFO to Louisiana CORE Staff for January 1965 Conference)
1965Letter to Meridian COFO office, Richard Haley, CORE. January 13, 1965
1965Notice re Volunteers for Mississippi no longer being accepted, unsigned SNCC. January 1965
1965Memorandum to Friends of SNCC, Betty Garman. January 15, 1965. (Re SNCC finances, fund raising, financial reports, etc)
1965Memorandum re Sale Items, Betty Garman, SNCC. January 20, 1965
1965Notes to Friends of SNCC, Betty Garman. January 27 1965
1965To Friends of SNCC re FDP Petition Campaign, SNCC. January 30 1965
1965Letter to Marvin Rich re missing CORE paycheck, Judy Wright, CORE. January 27, 1965
Letter to Judy Wright re CORE paychecks, Maxine Skurka, CORE. January 29, 1965
1965CORE Volunteer Contract. (How, where, when, and why this was used is unknown.)
1965CORE Personell Record: Doratha Smith, January, 1965
1965SNCC Executive Committee Members Elected, February, 1965
1965List of People on Staff, SNCC, month unknown. (Note that SNCC staff changed rapidly.)
1965SNCC: Personnel Committe Report, Murial Tillinghast. (Month unknown.)
1965What is the SNCC Research Department, February.
1965SNCC Staff Memo, Cleve Sellers, February 28, 1965.
1965O-J-T Programs For Students, SNCC Campus Travelers.
1965SNCC Offices in the South, February, 1965
1965?CORE Radio Rules & Codes (Louisiana)
1965Articles of Incorporation, Deacons of Defense & Justice, Louisiana, March. (See Deacons for Defense & Justice for background.)
1965?Suggestions on Political Activity for SNCC in Washington, Jim Monsonis.
1965Fund appeal letter to SRC re Southern Courier, Ellen Lake, Peter Cummings, SC. April 3, 1965
1965 SNCC Arkansas Summer Project, Arlene Wilgoren, SNCC. April 3 1965
1965COFO: Discussion Outline, unsigned. April 7 1965
1965On Programs..., Marion Barry, SNCC, May.
1965 Let's Have a Peoples' Conference, Mike Losser, CORE. May, 1965
1965 CORE Lousiana Parish Assignments, Addresses and Phone Numbers, May 1965
1965SNCC Financial Report June 1965
1965Friends of SNCC & northern office reports, Betty Garman, SNCC. July 1965
1965 Memo to FoS re Sojourner Motor Fleet shop in Atlanta, Betty Garman, SNCC
1965SCLC Financial Report, September 1964 - June 1965
1965SCLC's SCOPE Project, (Multiple Documents).
1965Proposal for the Freedom Information Service, November. Delta Ministry.
1965SNCC Financial Report November 1965
1965Relations Between SNCC and MFDP, November. Liz Sutherland.
1964Memorandum on the Structure of SNCC, Jim Forman. Oct or Nov, 1964
64? 65? Some Suggestions in Answer to Questions Raised by the "Memo," Howard Zinn. (Referring to Jim Forman's Memorandum on the Structure of SNCC?)
1965?SNCC: Unsigned memo on organizing & decision-making. Late 1965?
1965SCLC Memo: More Effective Implementation of the Voting Rights Act, Rau, Harrington, Farris. November 15, 1965
1965SNCC Structure: How to "Open Up" the Organization, Liz Sutherland notes. Nov.
1966?Position Paper: Funds-Sources and Staff Salaries, SNCC. Joann Gavin.
1966 Internal Organizational Documents
1966SNCC Financial Report December 1965 - January 1966
1966SNCC Financial Report February 1966
1966Urgent Memo: Emergency Financial Status, February 10 1966
1966 COAPO Committee Registration Form for Jeffery Davis, SCLC. April 1966
1966SNCC Financial Report April-May 1966
1966SNCC Financial Report June 1966
1966Documents of the Grenada MS Movement, (Multiple Documents).
1966Reflections on Years Past and Years to Come, Andy Young, SCLC.
1966SNCC Internal Education Program, October 1966.
1966SNCC Application Form
1967 Internal Organizational Documents
1967Grass Roots Organizing Work (GROW), Dorothy & Bob Zellner. Proposal for organizing & education in an Alabama white community. January, 1967
1967 Don't Shut Me Out! Some Basic Steps Towards Becoming a Good Political Organizer, James Forman, SNCC. February, 1967
1967SCLC Field & Administrative Staff. Roster from 1967 convention (may not be entirely accurate).
1967Memo to SSOC (on organizing whites), Anne Braden.
1968 Internal Organizational Documents
1968SCLC Board Members 1967-1968
1968Draft: To the President, Congress, and Supreme Court of the United States, Unsigned, assumed to be Dr. King and perhaps others associated with SCLC. February 6, 1968
 (Working draft of Economic Bill of Rights explanation for the Poor Peoples Campaign)
1968On the New SNCC, James Forman.
1968Statement of Objectives Adopted by SNCC At It's Annual Meeting of June 1968

** Freedom Movement Research & Analysis **

1960   Intimidation Reprisal and Violence in the South's Racial Crises, 1955-1959, Southern Regional Council, American Friends Service Committee, Church of Christ. See White Citizens Council Formed and Southern States Try to Destroy NAACP for background info.
1960Racial Violence and Law Enforcement (Little Rock, Chatanooga, Montgomery), George McMillan, SRC
1961 Demographic-Political Analysis of Freedom Riders, Henry Gerner, 1964.
1963The Condition of Farm Workers in 1963, Fay Bennett, National Sharecroppers Fund (NSF), 1964. Dense, four-page research & analysis.
63? 64?Negro Voting in Louisiana, Baton Rouge Committee on Registration Education. Undated (probably 1963 or 1964)
????Mississippi Registration (laws governing voter registration), Unsigned. Undated
1963The General Condition of the Mississippi Negro, October, 1963. 18-page research report.
1963The Ultimate Conquest of Negro Economic Inequality, Ernest Calloway, NALC, NAACP, January 1964
1963The Power of the Dixiecrats, Tom Hayden. SNCC/SDS, Spring, 1963. (Presented at SNCC conference, then republished by SDS)
1963 Southern Schools: Token Desegregation and Beyond, J. Kenneth Morland. SRC & B'nai B'rith. (See "Massive Resistance" to Integration for background)
1964SNCC Fact Sheet Hattiesburg Mississippi, undated (probably 1964)
1964Letter to Jim Leeson re Atlanta schools, Julian Bond, SNCC. January 14 1964
1964The Question From Jacksonville, Southern Regional Council (SRC). April 16, 1964.
1964Remarks regarding Mississippi economics, Murray Latimer at Mississippi College. May 30, 1964
1964 Job Discrimination by the Mississippi Employment Security Commission, Joel Dressler, SNCC.
1964What it means to be a Negro in Quitman County MS, Dave Harris, COFO volunteer. Undated (possibly summer 1964 or later)
1964 Louisiana Parishes Population Report, CORE Southern Regional Office Research Department. November 19
1964CORE: Information Letter #1, Southern Regional Office Research Department. November 19
1964CORE: Information Letter #2, Special Notice to Workers in Cotton Areas, Southern Regional Office Research Department. November 20
1964CORE: Information Letter #3, Southern Regional Office Research Department. November 25
1964What Happened in the South (1964 election results), Southern Research Council. November 1964.
64? 65?Brief Memorandum on Federal Civil Rights Authority, Bill Higgs ~ SNCC. Lists Federal laws Washington could (but doesen't) use to enforce civil rights for Blacks.
64? 65? Authority for Use of Force by the Federal Government in Civil Rights Matters, William Higgs, SNCC. Undated (possibly 1964 or 65)
64? 65? The Mississippi Power Structure, unsigned (possibly SNCC or COFO). Undated (possibly 1964 or 65)
1965CORE Louisiana voter registration statistics, 1965
1965The Care and Feeding of Power Structures, Jack Minnis. 1965. Reprinted by New England Free Press. (Researching power structures.)
 The Care and Feeding of Power Structures Revisited, Jack Minnis, SCEF. 1967
1965SNCC ~ The General Condition of the Alabama Negro. 28-page report/analysis.
1965CORE ~ Louisiana in Brief. 14-page report/analysis.
1965Example SNCC County-Research Reports:
 Greene County, AL
 Lowndes County, AL
1965Selected Provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, SNCC Research Dept. August 1965
1965School Desegregation: Old Problems Under a New Law, Southern Regional Council (SRC). September 1965. (See Massive Evasion of School Integration for background.)
1965SNCC: A Special Report on Southern School Desegregation, Fall 1965, Betty Garman, Marion Barry, Sharlene Kranz. (Large file.) (See Massive Evasion of School Integration for background.)
 Americus and Baker Counties, GA
 Bolivar County, MS
1966Cooperatives, Credit Unions, and Poor People, Southern Regional Council (SRC). March 1966
1966?Southern School Desegregation Statistics, unattributed (possibly SNCC)
1966 Grenada County Research, Bruce Hartford, SCLC. Summer 1966.
67? 68? Hungry Children, SRC. Undated (possibly 1967 or 1968 or later)
1970Voices From the South: Black Students Talk About Their Experiences in Desegregated Schools, Betsy Fancher, SRC.

** Legal Documents & Briefs **

1963 Robert Moses et al v Robert Kennedy et al, January 1963. Ver 1
Robert Moses et al v Robert Kennedy et al, January 1963. Ver. 2
Re federal failure to defend voting rights
1963Agreement (Treaty of Cambridge), Gloria Richardson (CNAC), local and Justice Department officials. July 2 1963. (See Cambridge MD, Movement — 1963 for background.)
1964Federal Litigation in Mississippi (re voting rights), unsigned (possibly COFO or ACLU). Undated (assumed early 1964)
1964Statement to FBI re lynching of Chaney, Schwerner & Goodman, Horace Doyle, participant in the murders. November 24 1964. (See Lynching of Chaney, Schwerner, & Goodman for background.)
???? Voting rights injunction Sunflower County MS, Federal District Court Northern Mississippi. Undated.
1965The President's Proposed 1965 Voting Rights Bill, Justice Department? Undated (probably March 1965)
1966Memorandum: Recent Hearings of the House Un-American Activities Committee and Related Events, and legal brief, ACLU & Arthur Kinoy. August 1966
1966District of Columbia v Arthur Kinoy, 1966. Re Kinoy's arrest at HUAC hearing
1966Grenada MS March and Picketing Rules, federal Judge Claude Clayton, July 22, 1966
1966 Cunningham v Grenada School District Henry Aronson, Marian Wright, Jack Greenberg, LDF. 1966
1966 Grenada MS anti-boycott lawsuit A.G. Corporation (Pak-N-Sak grocery market). September 27, 1966
1966 Grenada MS anti-boycott injunction Judge Patterson, Mississippi Superior Court. September 28, 1966

** Miscellaneous & Uncatagorizable Documents **

????A Guide for the Study of Negro History in the Churches, undated. City Church Project, United Presbytrarian Church.
61-69 Public Opinion Polls on Civil Rights Movement activities, 1961-1969, Roper Center for Public Opinion Research: Gallup, Louis Harris & Associates, Newsweek polls (Compiled by the Roper Center archive).
1963? Draft article for Southern Patriot, Bob Zellner, SNCC. Undated (possibly late 1963)
1964Application for Additional Federal Judges During Mississippi Freedom Summer, Lawrence Guyot, Len Holt, J.A. Jordan, Simon Cain. 1964. See 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer for background info.
1965SNCC: The beginning of Ideology, Howard Zinn. January, 1965. (As published in "Freedom North" by the Northern Student Movement.)
1965Letter to Joan Gavin re training Blacks to be nurses. Ruth Steiner, MCHR.
1965CORE: Scholarship, Education and Defense Fund for Racial Equality, 16-page brochure.
1965Federal Funds Report #3, re college scholarships. 1965
1965?Some Notes on Education (thoughts on meaning of knowledge & education), Unsigned (assumed to be a white movement-activist woman). Undated (possibly 1965)

** Government & Institutional Reports **
(USCCR = U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, NPS = National Park Service.)

1955Rosa Parks Arrest Report, December 1, 1955. Montgomery Police Dept.
1961Justice: Equal Justice Under the Law. USCCR
1961Voting. USCCR
1961Alabama: Report on the Administration of Justice, 1958- 1961. USCCR
????New Orleans Schools Crises, undated. USCCR
1962Public Schools Southern States. USCCR.
1962Alabama Map: Breakdown of White & Negro Voters.
1962Analysis of Voting Laws Passed: 1962 Regular Session of Mississippi Legislature
1963 Statement to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (re Report on Mississippi), Wallis Schutt, Mississippi State Advisory Committee
1963Report on Mississippi. USCCR.
1963Report to the American People on Civil Rights, President Kennedy.
1963Prince Edward County: The Story Without An End, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. July 1963.
1963Civil Rights. USCCR.
1965The American Promise, LBJ address to Congress on voting rights.
1965Alabama Field Interrogation Cards Targeting Civil Rights Workers
1965Voting in Mississippi. USCCR.
1965To Fulfill These Rights, President Johnson, commencement address at Howard University.
1965Conscience and Confrontation: ... Summer CRM Volunteers, Univ Wisconsin
1967Performance of the FBI in Investigating Violations ..., John Doar. Excerpts, 1967
2009Racial Desegregation of Public Accomodations, NPS
2009Racial Voting Rights, NPS

** Civil Rights Acts (text of) **

Civil Rights Act of 1957
Civil Rights Act of 1960
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Civil Rights Act of 1966 (Defeated)
Civil Rights Act of 1968
     Fair Housing Act of 1968

** International **

1951UNESCO Report on Race
1963?Memorandum on Racial Discrimination in the U.S. and in Support of the Negro Struggle, African nationalist & anti-colonial organizations. Undated (possibly 1963)
1964The Trip (report on trip to Africa & resulting proposals), John Lewis, Don Harris, SNCC. Fall 1964 (See SNCC Delegation to Africa for background.)
1965 Dear FDP Member, Natchez MS flyer re Africa. Bill Ware, SNCC. December 30, 1965
1967Statement to Afro-Asian Missions to the United Nations on Events in Prattville, Alabama, James Forman, SNCC. June 13, 1967
1967Statement of James Forman to UN General Assembly, Nov. 17
1968 To the Students of Mexico, James Forman, SNCC International Affairs Commission

** White Racist, Segregationist & Hate **

A few examples of typical segregation laws and racist hate literature.
1950s-64Example Segregation Laws. (Birmingham & Montgomery)
1960Eviction Notice, Letter evicting white civil rights workers from Atlanta apartment for "associating with Colored men on a social basis."
1960Mississippi State Democratic Party Platform, (white-only, pro-segregation)
1961 Rules for Conduct in Sit Down Demonstration Birmingham racist/hate leaflet, Unsigned, probably KKK or White Citizens Council.
1963What Have I Personally Done to Maintain Segregation? White Citizens Council newspaper ad from Selma, reprinted by SNCC for fundraising.
1963Excerpts From Campaign Literature, Paul Johnson for Governor Campaign. (White segregationist candidate.)
1965State of Alabama Legislature: Joint Resolution re March to Montgomery, Alabama State Senate. March 19. 1965. See 1965: Selma & The March to Montgomery for background info.
1965White Citizens Council Anti-Civil Rights Recorded Message, Crenshaw County, AL
1965Demonstration Permit, City of Luverne (Crenshaw County) Alabama, August 4, 1965. (For demonstration to take place if Voting Rights Act was not immediately enacted. Since the Act was passed, the protest did not take place.)

See also:

Documents Listed by Organization
List of Repositories, Oral Histories, and Document Archives
Preserving Our History, What to do With Your Freedom Movement Papers
History & Timeline: 1951-1968 — Descriptions of Movement events.
Our Words — Articles & speeches by Movement veterans written at the time.
Reports & Letters From the Field — By Movement veterans.
Photo Album — Movement photos, posters, etc.
Our Thoughts — Retrospectives and later analysis by Movement veterans.
Our Stories — Memories, narratives & interviews of Movement veterans.
Our Thoughts — Analyses and commentaries by Movement veterans.
Discussions — Transcripts of group discussions by veterans.

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