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Freedom Summer Sourcebook (PDF)

A comprehensive guide of the most important primary sources for teachers, students and researchers wanting to study Freedom Summer.

Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion

The Society owns one of the nation's richest collections of Civil Rights movement records, including more than 100 manuscript collections on Freedom Summer

Brief descriptions and links to original documents created by CORE, SNCC, COFO, local residents, volunteers and opponents. Organized by topic

Do you want to see if anyone from your state or community participated in the 1964 Freedom Summer Project? Search over 1,600 names.

Follow the progression of key events before, during and after Freedom Summer. Contains links to original documents

Wisconsin Historical Society Press announces an edited collection of documents from the Freedom Summer project

Risking Everything: A Freedom Summer Reader documents the 1964 Freedom Summer project, when activists went to Mississippi to challenge segregation.

Read an overview of this pivotal event in the nation's civil rights era

Sourcebook, PowerPoint Presentation, Video

Help students learn about the civil rights era with resources designed for teaching about Freedom Summer. Access original source documents, images, video
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