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This B&W photograph shows Mark and Betty Levy at the Meridian Freedom School in Meridian, MS, with some of their students.

This 2-page letter from Johnnie Mae Walker and Viola Calena to Freedom Summer volunteer Anne Koeppicus describes life in Hattiesburg, MS during the Freedom Summer Project.

This letter from Irving Rudd to Mark and Betty Levy expresses the author's appreciation of their efforts in Mississippi, and promises to send money once the season is over.

This flier advertises for a COFO meeting at the Little Hope Baptist Church on July 27, 1964.

This 2-page flyer describes COFO's plan for the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project. The intended audience appears to be Mississippi blacks.

This photograph shows folksinger Pete Seeger playing guitar and singing at a meeting during the Mississippi Freedom Summer project.

Students singing at the Mississippi Freedom School Convention

"(L. to R.) Robert Wallace (or Kenny Chaney?) on left, UK, Larry Martin" Description taken from Mark Levy.

"Photo from a scene from "A Raisin in the Sun. (Benita's Character). Bernice Sims Played Mama. "In my Mama's house, There is still God." Lorraine Hansberry,Playwriter."
Description taken from Mark Levy

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A class being taught describing how the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party was set up and how it relates to the National Democratic Party
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