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Ruth Schein. Mississippi Freedom Summer Project collection,

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Ruth Schein. Mississippi Freedom Summer Project collection, 1964.
Author
Schein, Ruth.
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.4 lin. ft.
Summary
Personal papers consisting of correspondence and other material related to Schein's role and activities in Mississippi, a personal account of the Summer Project, and an incomplete article about her experiences as a volunteer. Four participating organizations of the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) are represented through speeches, field reports, minutes, fact sheets, news clippings, and various printed matter, as well as data concerning the Freedom School operated by the COFO. Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party material contains documents related to the August 6, 1964 State Convention of the party which elected delegates to the 1964 National Convention of the Democratic Party in Atlantic City, N.J.; draft minutes; membership lists of nominating and resolution committees; voter rolls from the National Convention; and one copy of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Newsletter related to the Congressional challenge.
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Biography (note)
  • Schein is a New York born legal secretary who participated as a volunteer in the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project in 1964.
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Sc MG 113
Author
Schein, Ruth. Collector
Title
Ruth Schein. Mississippi Freedom Summer Project collection, 1964.
Biography
Schein is a New York born legal secretary who participated as a volunteer in the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project in 1964.
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