Letters & Reports From the Field

This section contains memos and field reports to headquarters, letters written to family and friends, and letters for publication & circulation, by freedom workers in the field during 1951-1968. See also Reports, Minutes & Plans for organizational reports.

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Workshop Notes ~ Highlander Center Rosa Parks, NAACP
Impressions of the Montgomery Bus Boycott Fred Halstead
Letter to Thurgood Marshall re Attack on NACCP   Mobile NAACP
Letter to Roy Wilkins re Little Rock Nine Daisy Bates, NAACP
Report on the Youth March for Integrated Schools, (DC) Bayard Rustin, In Friendship.
Memo to SCLC Leadership Ella Baker, SCLC
The Hampton Sit-Ins and Southern Society (VA) Everette & Jackson
Montgomery Students Sit In Story (AL) Unsigned
The Marshall Sit-Ins, April (TX) Biship College students
Letter re Freedom Riders in Montgomery Virginia Durr
Albany Freedom Ride Letters and Chronology (GA)   Joan Browning
Report from Hollis Watkins and Curtis Hayes   (MS)Watkins & Hayes (SNCC)
SNCC Field Reports: Dawson GA.
       January 28 and February 8
Charles Sherrod, SNCC
Recent Progress of the Jackson Nonviolent Movement Paul Brooks, SNCC
SNCC voter registration campaign (Albany GA) Author unknown
Letter to Web Owens (McComb, MS) Ella Baker, SNCC
Report re Freedom Rides, (Shreveport, LA) Dave Dennis, CORE
Letter to Jim, November 6 (Gadsden AL) Frank Holloway, SNCC
Letter From Albany GA Faith Holsaert, SNCC
Report on First Mass Meeting in Sumter County (GA) Faith Holsaert, SNCC
Economy of Ruleville, Mississippi (re Food Blockade) Cobb & McLaurin, SNCC
Letter to Jim, December 18. Sunflower County, MS Charles McLaurin, SNCC
Letter to Martha Prescod re Hunger in MS Bob Moses, SNCC/COFO
Weekly Report (Southwest GA) John O'Neal, SNCC
Letter to Wiley Branton of VEP About Albany GA    Penny Patch, SNCC
Report on Work in Marshall County (MS) Frank Smith, SNCC
Letter to Jim [Forman?], from Greenwood MS. Sam Block, SNCC
Report on Mississippi Project for 1962 Bob Moses, SNCC
Letter to Northern Supporters (MS) Bob Moses, SNCC
Selma, AL. SNCC Organizing Field Reports (Many reports)
Bob Moses - Highlander Correspondence (MS) Bob Moses, SNCC
My Participation in the Sit-ins (NC)   Hulda Taylor
Dear Judy: (Letter from Greenwood, MS) Bob {Illegible}, SNCC
Lee County Movement, A Bid For Freedom    Charles Wingfield
Danville, VA (Police violence) Louis Nasper
SNCC Field Reports SNCC
Gadsden, AL (The Gadsden Movement) Eric Rainey
Journal (Southwest Georgia)   Dennis Roberts
Letter From Albany, GA Miriam Cohen, SNCC
Letter to Don Harris' Father re Jailed Son Julian Bond, SNCC
Southwest Georgia Project Report/Proposals   Charles Sherrod, SNCC
Letter to Northern Supporters (MS) Mrs. Hamer, SNCC
Jackson Mississippi (Police harassment)   Ivanhoe Donaldson, SNCC
Letter to SNCC About Direct Action Courtland Cox, SNCC
The Freedom Ballot for Governor (MS) Joan Bowman COFO
Integration in the Deep South: Death Goes On Miriam Cohen, SNCC
Memo to ExComm re Mississippi Project Bob Moses, SNCC
Letter From an Americus Jail, About Organizing (GA) Randy Battle, SNCC
Freedom Ring Encircles Ticket Booth (New Orleans)   Doris Castle, CORE
Report about Tallahatchi County, Jan. 15 Charlie Cobb
Letter to Bradens re emergency food distribution, Jan 16 Mendy Samstein, SNCC
Letter to Anne Braden Jan 23 (MS) Rita Schwerner, COFO
Report From the Jackson Movement, Jan 27 (MS) Joan Trumpauer(?), NAACP
Letter to Bradens re emergency food situation, Jan 29 Mendy Samstein, SNCC
Report From Sunflower County (MS), February. Charles McLaurin, SNCC
Report From Marks MS, Feb, 1964 COFO
Selma, AL. SNCC Organizing Field Reports (Many reports)
Report From the Jackson Movement, Mar 11 (MS) Joan Trumpauer(?), NAACP
Report on the March on Tallahassee, April 1st (FL) Patricia Due, CORE
Dear Fellow CORE Members (to New Orleans CORE) Richard Haley, CORE
Report: Wildcat strike by hotel maids in New Orleans Many strikers, CORE
Letter From Jim Boebel (MS)   Jim Boebel, COFO
Letter to John Lewis (SNCC) Unsigned, re ExCom Mtg
Report from Pointe Coupee Parish (LA)Ewan, Cortez & Burger, CORE
Why I Am Going to Mississippi Chude Allen, SNCC
Letters From Mississippi Freedom Summer (Multiple authors)
Memories of Mississippi Freedom Summer, (Multiple memoirs)
Field Report, West Feliciana Parish Louisiana Mimi Feingold, CORE
Report — Terror in Shaw MS, July 13 Wally Roberts, SNCC
Memo re Second District MFDP Convention, MS Stokely Carmichael, SNCC
Report From Amite County, (MS) Marshall Ganz, COFO
Report: Observations Regarding Cleveland Mississippi Hall & Gregg, COFO?
Report Desegregate Sand Springs Schools (OK) James Russell, CORE
Memo on Organizing Mike Miller, SNCC
COFO Freedom House Bombing, Vicksburg, MS William Melish, COFO
Report From Madison & Rankin Counties, (MS) Mary Shupenko, CORE
Madison County Freedom School Reports (MS) Jo Ann Ooiman, CORE
Report From Batesville Conference on Freedom Schools (MS) Jo Ann (Ooiman?), COFO
Individual Reports, October (MS) Jo Ann Ooiman, CORE
Report From Moss Point-Pascagoula (MS)Unknown
Report on Sunflower County (MS), Fall John Harris, SNCC
Report From Marshal County (MS) Larry Rubin, SNCC
Dear Friends, letter from Hattiesburg (MS) COFO
Barbara Schwartzbaum Letter (MS) Schwartzbaum
The School Boycott, Moultrie, GA Herman Kitchen
Mississippi Letter, (26-pgs)   Stephen Bingham, MFDP
Why I Stopped Being on SNCC Staff (MS ) Miriam Glickman
Mississippi Field ReportRichard Jewett, MFDP
Field Report — Washington Parish (Bogalusa LA) Unknown
Sunflower County — Activity Report, (MS)Unknown, COFO
Hattiesburg COFO - Very Active (MS)  COFO
Contact (Selma) Charles Fager, SCLC
Perry County Alabama Report (AL)SNCC
Report: CORE Canton Project, 1/25-2/8 (MS) Unsigned, CORE
The Stench of Freedom (Selma) Ralph Featherstone, SNCC
Letter From Batesville (MS)
(WATS reports & Selma)
Patch, Williams, DeLott, Grant & Brown, SNCC
Letter & Report to Rev. Gayraud Wilmore (MS) Rev. Harry Bowie, DM
Last Day of the Selma-Montgomery March Mar 25 (AL) Rev. Dr. Janet Wolfe
Scouting Report of Natchitoches Parish (LA)Judith Rollins, CORE
Report on Arrest of Charles Williams (Bogalusa LA)Will Ussery, CORE
Selma, AL. SNCC Organizing Field Reports (Multiple reports)
Help Urgently Needed in Alabama, March 24, 1965 Dombrowski & Braden, SCEF
Letter re Selma & Montgomery protests, April 2, 1965 Unsigned. SCEF?
Three letters from Selma, AL
Bruce Hartford, SCLC
Letter From Holly Springs & Benton Co. (MS) Aviva Futorian, COFO
Letter From Holly Springs (MS) Unsigned
Scouting Report — St. Tammany Parish (LA)Mimi Feingold, CORE
Letter From Holly Springs (MS) Hardy Frye, SNCC
A Reflective Look (Julian Bond's Campaign) (GA)   Charlie Cobb, SNCC
Report for Madison County, June 2 (MS) Bill Forsyth, CORE
Letter From Jackson Jail (MS) Nancy Turitz, SNCC
Four Letters From Batesville (MS) Eugene & Nancy Turitz, SNCC
Letter From MS Governor Johnson To CA Gov. Brown
Stokely's Speech Class Jane Stembridge, SNCC
Position Paper: Funds-Sources & Staff Salaries   Joanne Gavin, SNCC
Reports From Crawfordville GA, May-Oct. Clarke, Luther, Barber & Swan, SCLC
Report From Valley View Office (MS)Andrew Green, CORE
SCOPE Letters & Reports, (Multiple documents)
Statement re carrying shotgun (LA) Harvey Malray, Deacons
Jackson City Jail (MS) James Kates, COFO
Dear Friends (MS) Harriet, CDGM
Letter re CORE Summer Project (LA) Meldon Acheson, CORE
Gulfport, MS. Report & Analysis   Sam Walker, COFO
Report From Claiborne Parish (Homer, LA)Unknown
Letter From Natchez, MS Jim
Letter to DoJ re Denial of Voting Rights (AL) James Kolb
Personal Report From the Arkansas Project Myrtle Glascoe, SNCC
Letter to Bruce Hartford (AL) Havard Richburg, CCVL
Letter From Lowndes County (AL) Stokely Carmichael, SNCC
Notes on Rural Organizing Charles McLaurin, SNCC
New Orleans Community Organizers — Report  Matt Suarez
To Whom This May Concern (MS) Willie Griggs
Report on Lowndes County tent city. (AL) Fay Bellamy
Report on Alabama MCHR ProjectUnknown, MCHR
Field Report From Hale County (AL) Bruce Hartford, SCLC
Report on Marengo County (AL) Rev. Samuel Wells, SCLC
Letter Describing Medgar Evers (MS)   John Salter, NAACP
Lowndes County Election Fraud Gwen Patton, SNCC
Dear Staff (To SNCC)   Fay
Dear Mom and Dad (1967) John Obee
Letter on Role of Women Fay Bellamy, SNCC
Report to SNCC Staff on Trip to CubaGeorge Ware, SNCC
Report to the SCEF Board From the Deep South Project Dorothy Zellner, SCEF

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