Freedom Summer

Freedom Summer

The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi

Book - 2014
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An account of the civil rights crusade in Mississippi 50 years ago that brought on shocking violence and the beginning of a new political order.
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, [2014]
New York : Holiday House, [2014]
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 9780823429202
Branch Call Number: J 323.11 RUB
Characteristics: vii, 120 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm


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Volunteers came from across the U.S. to fight Jim Crow laws in Mississippi. Three of them would never go home again, but were murdered for their activities. Despite this level of intimidation, the others carried on, and enormous strides were made in bringing a new political order to Mississippi. Illus. with period photos.


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