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Documents: Selma Alabama and the March to Montgomery

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1963 — Organizing Materials & Publications:
Selma Alabama: Special Report, September 26, 1963

1964 — Organizing Materials & Publications:
Selma: Report on People Fired for Trying to Register to Vote, January 2, 1964

1965 — Organizing Materials & Publications:
SNCC Special Report, undated, 1965.
Perry County Alabama Report, February 1st. SNCC.
Fact Sheet, Alabama events, Jan 15-Feb 4, 1965, Tom Brown
The Alabama Struggle, SNCC. Early February. (Campus flyer?)
Special Report Selma, Marion, Black Belt Alabama, February 4, 1965
SNCC ~ The General Condition of the Alabama Negro. 28-page report/analysis.
SNCC Action Memo: Selma and Marion, Alabama, Betty Garman. February 5, 1965
Support Action on Selma and Marion, Alabama, Probably February
Selma, Marion, Students Move, SNCC Campus Report, Feb 9, 1965
The Alabama Struggle, SNCC. Early February. (Campus flyer?)
Emergency News Bulletin re Selma AL, Betty Garman, SNCC. February 10 1965
Support Action on Selma and Marion, Alabama, SNCC. Probably February. (Northern support)
Justice Department Activity in Alabama, unsigned SNCC. February 25 1965
Memo to Friends of SNCC re death of Jimmie Lee Jackson, Betty Garman, SNCC. February 26 1965
Memo to Friends of SNCC re Hammermill Paper Co re Selma Alabama. "Betty Garman & John Perdew, SNCC. Undated (probably February or March 1965)
To the Justice Department and U.S. Congress, University Friends of SNCC. Undated 1965 (probably Feb. or Mar.)
The General Condition of the Alabama Negro. SNCC report/analysis. March 1965
SNCC Bulletin: Information on Today's Brutality in Selma, March 7, 1965
SNCC Report on "Bloody Sunday," March 7, 1965, SNCC
"Bloody Sunday" Bulletin & McSurney WATS Report, SNCC Press Release. March 7, 1965
Bloody Sunday incidents and response, Unsigned, SNCC. March 8, 1965
To Friends of SNCC Re Selma Alabama, Betty Garman, SNCC. March 11, 1965
Letter to John Lewis re proposed Selma plant, John DeVitt, president, Hammermill Paper Co. March 13, 1965
Reply to letter from Hammermill Paper company about Selma plant, John Lewis, SNCC. March 25, 1965
A Few Recent Deaths in Alabama, Unsigned, SNCC. March 14, 1965
COFO News: Notes From Selma, unsigned COFO. Undated, mid-March, 1965
Who is Responsible for Alabama Police Brutality, March 8, 1965. SNCC Report.
Role of the Federal Government in the Deep South, SNCC? Undated presumed March
Memo to Atlanta SNCC re Selma, Howard Zinn. March 16, 1965.
The Campus Digest, Tuskegee Institute, March 20, 1965.
Example flyers from the Selma Voting Rights Campaign: PDF collectionHTML version (with notes)
We Demand, support leaflet. Committee for the Right to Vote in Selma Alabama (Madison WI?). March 1965.
SNCC: The New Voting Bill: Rhetoric and Reality, March 23
Marching Through Selma, special supplement The Movement newspaper (FoS). Undated March
Hammermill Boycott, Unsigned SNCC research. March 31, 1965


King's Project for Alabama, unsigned (purported SCLC). Undated, probably 1964. Povenance uncertain.
Dear Friend, fund appeal related to voting-rights. Martin Luther King, SCLC, February 1965 (during the Selma voting rights campaign)
Flyer: Freedom Day #2 February 22, 1965
In a Land Where Murder is Respectable, SCLC Brochure. Alabama. (Undated)
Meeting For Future Action in Selma, SCLC March on Montgomery. Unsigned SCLC. March 23, 1965
Selma song lyrics, (collected by Bruce Hartford) March
Proposal for action for visit by newspaper editors, Bruce Hartford, SCLC. Undated 1965 (possibly May or early June)
Selma Alabama: Operation Plan for picketing, Bruce Hartford, SCLC. May 22 1965
Selma Alabama: Report on picket team arrests, Bruce Hartford, SCLC. May 22 1965
Selma Alabama: Proposed Action for Friday-Saturday, Bruce Hartford, SCLC. May 28-29, 1965
Selma Alabama: Demonstration Plan Bruce Hartford, SCLC. June 4-5 1965
To Secure Civil Rights in Alabama..., Spring, 1965
Let There Be Understanding of the Call to Boycott in Alabama, Spring, 1965


Court testimony, Williams v. Wallace, March to Montgomery injunction, Hosea Williams (SCLC), John Lewis (SNCC), Amelia Boynton (DCVL). March, 1965

President Johnson and the Right to Vote, P.J. Warshall, Committee on Selma. Undated, probably March 1965

Operation Freedom Helps in Selma, Rev. Maurice McCrackin, OFC. April 1965

The Story ofSelma: the Other Side of the Coin, Dallas County Alabama Chamber of Commerce. April 6, 1965 (Racist, anti-voting rights pamphlet.)


Meal card
Voting Rights Campaign, 1965


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