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Susan Nichols Collection

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FREEDOM REGISTRATION is a chance for Negroes in Mississippi to show the world that they want to register and vote.
It is the chance for Negroes in the state to show the government that they will register to vote if they are given the chance.
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DEVELOPMENT OF THE MISSISSIPPI PROJECT
Although the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee has active projects in thirteen Southern states, it has achieved its most dynamic success in the state of Mississippi. A state where…

WITNESS MURDERED
Liberty, Mississippi-A Negro who saw a state representative kill another Negro active in voter registration here almost three years ago was shotgunned to death Friday night, January 31.
Louis Allen of Route 2, Liberty was found…

MAYHEM IN MISS.
Natchez, Miss-Sheriff James Anders of Natchez said this week his office has "uncovered nothing" in his investigation into the beating of an elderly Negro by five hooded members of the Ku Klux Klan, as other beatings, two shootings…

RIGHTS WORKERS STILL MISSING
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THE CHARRED STATION WAGON (left) driven by three civil rights workers last seen near Philadelphia, Miss. on last Sunday night. The tires, windows, interior and exterior were completely burned out.
MISSING CORE…

Title

Susan Nichols Collection

Description

Susan Nichols was a volunteer in the Mississippi Freedom Project in 1964-1965. A graduate of Southern Illinois University, (B.A. in Psychology, 1983) and Boston University (Masters in Social Work, 1984). She worked for civil rights and social justice organizations, such as the Freedom Democratic Party, Caesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers, Let Cuba Live, Cuba Solidarity and Pastors for Peace. The collection contains incident reports and affidavits on violence, memos, institutional documents, pamphlets, handbooks, booklets, published articles, newspapers, newsletters from COFO, SNCC, the Freedom Democratic Party, Freedom Schools and personal correspondence. 

Only a selection has been published. Click here to view the finding aid for this collection

Subject

Council of Federated Organization (U.S.)
Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)

Creator

Nichols, Susan

Publisher

Queens College Department of Special Collections and Archives (New York, N.Y.)

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