Johnnie Mae Walker Letter to Anne Koeppicus

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Johnnie Mae Walker Letter to Anne Koeppicus


Processed by Kevin Schlottmann, May 2010. Approved by Alexandra Dolan-Mescal 2014

Some items from this collection have been digitized and are available through the Civil Rights Movement Archives

Descriptive summary

Repository: Queens College (New York, N.Y.) Department of Special Collections and Archives
Creator: Koeppicus, Anne
Title: Johnnie Mae Walker Letter to Anne Koeppicus
Dates: 1964
Extent: 0.5 Linear feet
Abstract: This letter, to Mississippi Freedom Summer Project volunteer Anne Koeppicus, is from her Mississippi host Johnnie Mae Walker, a field secretary for the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. The letter describes life in Mississippi during the summer of 1964. A newspaper article about Koeppicus, a photo of Koeppicus, a published autobiography of Walker, and transcript of the letter are also included.
Identification: CR.2010.002
Languages: English

Biographical Note

In 1964, Anne Koeppicus, a 55-year-old Cambria Heights resident and mother of three, decided to volunteer in the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project. For three weeks in July 1964, she taught in the Freedom School in Hattiesburg, MS. While in Mississippi, she stayed with the family of Johnnie Mae Walker.

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Restrictions

Access

Open for research. Staff may restrict access at its discretion on the basis of physical condition.

Copyright

This letter is physically owned by the Queens College Libraries. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assignees. The collection is subject to all copyright laws. Queens College assumes no responsibility for the infringement of copyrights held by the original authors, creators, or producers of materials.

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Controlled Access Terms

Civil Rights Movement-Mississippi 20th century
Koeppicus Thomas, Barbara
Mississippi Freedom Project
Mississippi Freedom School
Walker, Johnnie Mae

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Johnnie Mae Walker Letter to Anne Koeppicus, Department of Special Collections and Archives, Queens College, City University of New York

Source

Donated in 2010 by Barbara Thomas, daughter of Anne Koeppicus

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Series Descriptions and Container list

Johnnie Mae Walker Letter to Anne Koeppicus ( July 23, 1964 ) Box-folder 1-1
Rough Transcript of Letter ( undated ) Box-folder 1-2
Long Island Press article re: Anne Koeppicus [collected item] ( July 5, 1964 ) Box-folder 1-2
Printout of photo of Anne Koeppicus in MS [collected item] ( July 1964 ) Box-folder 1-2
Printout of "Autobiography of Mrs. Johnnie Mae Walker" from The Movement, May 1965, Vol.1,no.2 [collected item] ( May 1965 ) Box-folder 1-2