Oral history.; Johnny Burnett was born in Mobile, Alabama and raised from age six months in Jones County, Mississippi. He was elected constable in 1984, and later elected to the Board of Supervisors 2004-2008.
Photocopy of a two-page typed letter written to "Mom and Dad" [Joe's parents] by Nancy and Joe Ellin on Thursday, July 9, . Freedom Schools, problems experienced by colleagues, and teaching experiences are topics discussed in the letter.
Photocopy of a three-page typed letter from Joe Ellin to "Mom and Dad," written on Wednesday, July 29, 1964. The host family, work in the project's office, books, and the Freedom Library are discussed. There is a description of a short trip to New...
Transcribed copy of a journal written by Joseph Ellin in which he discusses government and political issues in relation to racial discrimination, education, economic conditions, and other aspects of society and culture in Mississippi.