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  • Author/Creator: beech
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    • Robert Beech Papers, 1963-1972; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 945, Box 4 Folder 5; WIHV00-A1538
    • The materials in this folder help document the preparations for Freedom Summer, the living conditions of Mississippi blacks, and some of the internal politics of COFO. It contains information about COFO's history, political program, organizational...
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    • clippings; legal documents; meeting minutes; reports and surveys; statistics; forms; correspondence; flyers and handbills; newsletters; press releases; memoranda;


    • Robert Beech Papers, 1963-1972; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 945, Box 1 Folder 1; WIHV00-A1538
    • Beech was a white minister from St. Paul, Minnesota, who worked alongside COFO with the National Council of Churches' Delta Ministry from 1963 to about 1968. His 1964-1965 correspondence includes his own motivations for civil rights work, his...
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    • correspondence;


    • Robert Beech Papers, 1963-1972; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 945, Box 6, Folder 3; WIHV00-A1538
    • This small folder contains freedom school curricula, a freedom school newsletter with short student essays, a list of materials sought for the Hattiesburg freedom library, observations of freedom school activities, and plans for the Freedom School...
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    • flyers and handbills; meeting minutes; reports and surveys;


    • Robert Beech Papers, 1963-1972; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 945, Box 6 Folder 6; WIHV00-A1538
    • This folder includes white ministers' reports to various religious organizations about Freedom Day in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, (January 22, 1964) and on voter registration efforts and police intimidation from a variety of places in Mississippi;...
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    • reports and surveys; interviews; correspondence; flyers and handbills; affidavits;


    • Robert Beech Papers, 1963-1972; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 945, Box 6 Folder 5; WIHV00-A1538
    • This folder documents a Baptist Negro Seminary program, a 1963 voter registration project in southeastern Georgia that was a forerunner of Freedom Summer; the jailing of ministers in Hattiesburg in April 1964; orientation guidelines for the...
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    • flyers and handbills; meeting minutes; reports and surveys; newsletters; forms;


    • Robert Beech papers, 1963-1972; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 945, Box 2, Folder 2; WIHV00-A1538
    • This folder contains primarily incoming correspondence to a white northern clergyman, Robert Beech, who was working with a Ministers' Project and with COFO before, during, and after Freedom Summer. The materials document his work arrangements and...
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    • correspondence; reports and surveys; sermons;


    • Robert Beech Papers, 1963-1972; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 945, Box 7 Folder 6; WIHV00-A1538
    • This folder contains SNCC press releases on threats and intimidation of blacks and civil rights workers; an excellent pamphlet on all aspects of the Freedom Summer project as well as SNCC and Delta Ministry pamphlets on 1965 and 1966 civil rights...
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    • press releases; reports and surveys; pamphlets; memoranda;

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