Physical Archives

Archives visited for this research include:

  • Yale University Library, New Haven, CT
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Non-Violent Social Change, Atlanta, GA
  • John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, MA
  • Carnegie Public Library, Clarksdale, MS
  • U. S. Federal Court Records, Oxford, MS
  • Mississippi State University manuscript collection, Starkville, MS
  • Tougaloo College Archives, Jackson, MS
  • Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, MS
  • University of Southern Mississippi, Special Collections, and Center for Oral history and Cultural Heritage archive, Hattiesburg, MS
  • The Jean and Alexander Heard Library, The Southern Politics Collection, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library, Austin, TX
  • Ralph Bunche Collection, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University, D.C.
  • Library of Congress Manuscripts and Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD
  • State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Local children making freedom chains at Clarksdale's COFO community center during Freedom Summer in 1964

Credit: Taken by Rev. Frazer Thomason, Hazelton Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library and Archives, The University of Southern Mississippi