The Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive includes a selection of digitized photographs, letters, diaries and other documents. Mississippi was a focal point in the struggle for civil rights in America, and Hattiesburg, home of The University of Southern Mississippi, had the largest and most successful Freedom Summer project in 1964. It was a local history with true national significance. The Digital Achieves includes links to provide contextual information specific to the Civil Rights Movement in various Mississippi towns.
Free Speech Movement