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Selection from James Forman FBI file, newsclipping of arrest in Jackson, Mississippi

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Title

Selection from James Forman FBI file, newsclipping of arrest in Jackson, Mississippi

Description

This photocopied clipping dated June 25, 1965, from the Jackson Daily News in Mississippi, is cited by the FBI to corroborate James Forman's activities as a classified "Rabble Rouser." The FBI followed a policy of collecting published news reports that referenced the individual or organization under investigation. The serial is marked by FBI code 100, "Domestic Security," under which Forman was filed as a threat to the government.

Subject

Federal Bureau of Investigation surveillance files.
Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Creator

United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation

Source

JamesFormanLibraryCollection

Publisher

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

Date

c. 1965

Date Created

2011-06-26

Rights

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Format

Image
JPEG

Extent

313,038 bytes

Language

English

Type

Text

Spatial Coverage

Jackson (Miss.)

Text

SNCC LEADER PROTESTS

Jackson Police Chief Deputy J. L. Ray was confronted by objections from James Forman, an official of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, yesterday as police arrested 74 demonstrators who attempted a march to the Federal Building in Jackson. Forman was arrested along with the others after refusing to heed warnings from police
- Daily News Staff Photo Bob Pickett

Original Format

Federal Government Record
Paper
8 x 10.5 inches (207 x 267 mm)

Citation

United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, “Selection from James Forman FBI file, newsclipping of arrest in Jackson, Mississippi,” Queens College Civil Rights Archives, accessed August 12, 2020, https://archives.qc.cuny.edu/civilrights/items/show/105.

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