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Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive:

Selected Bibliography of Print Materials on
Civil Rights in Mississippi

Pete Seeger and a Freedom School class in 1964

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Belfrage, Sally. Freedom Summer. NY: Viking Press, 1965.

Carson, Clayborne. In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1981.

Dent, Thomas C. et al. The Free Southern Theater by the Free Southern Theater. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1969.

Dittmer, John. Local People: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi. Urbana IL: University of Illinois Press, 1994.

Holt, Len. The Summer That Didn't End. NY: William Morrow, 1965.

Loewen, James W. and Charles Sallis, eds. Mississippi: Conflict and Change. NY: Random House, 1974.

Lyon, Danny. Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1992.

Martinez, Elizabeth Sutherland. Letters from Mississippi. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1965.

McAdam, Doug. Freedom Summer. NY: Oxford University Press, 1988.

McCarty, Kenneth G., Jr. Hattiesburg: A Pictorial History. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1982.

McCord, William Maxwell. Mississippi: The Long, Hot Summer. New York: W.W. Norton, 1965.

McMillen, Neil. Dark Journey: Black Mississippians in the Age of Jim Crow. Urbana IL: University of Illinois Press, 1989.

Mills, Nicolaus. Like a Holy Crusade: Mississippi, 1964. Chicago: I.R. Dee, 1992.

Mississippi Black Paper. NY: Random House, 1965.

Parker, Frank R. Black Votes Count: Political Empowerment in Mississippi After 1965. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1990.

Parker, Frank R. Turning Point: The 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer. Washington DC: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, 1994.

Payne, Charles M. I've Got the Light of Freedom: The Organizing Tradition and the Mississippi Freedom Struggle. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995.

Rothschild, Mary Aickin. A Case of Black and White: Northern Volunteers and the Southern Freedom Summers, 1964-1965. Westport CT: Greenwood Press, 1982.

Tucker, Shirley. Mississippi From Within. NY: Arco, 1965.

Tusa, Bobs M. and Herbert Randall. Faces of Freedom Summer: The Photographs of Herbert Randall. Tuscaloosa, AL: The University of Alabama Press, 2001.

Zinn, Howard. SNCC: The New Abolitionists. Boston: Beacon Press, 1964.

Zinn, Howard. You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train. Boston: Beacon Press, 1994.

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McMillen, Neil. "Black Enfranchisement in Mississippi: Federal Enforcement and Black Protest in the 1960's," Journal of Southern History, 43 (Aug. 1977).

Pearlstein, Daniel. "Teaching Freedom: SNCC and the Creation of the Mississippi Freedom Schools," History of Education Quarterly, 30 (Fall 1990).

Zinn, Howard. "Schools in Context: The Mississippi Idea," The Nation, Nov. 23, 1964.

Note: This resource originally created by Bobs M. Tusa, Ph.D. (Former University Archivist at the University of Southern Mississippi). The content was last revised in 2001.

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