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Author Felix, Rebecca, 1984-, author

Title The 1964 freedom summer / by Rebecca Felix.

Publication Info. North Mankato, MN : ABDO Publishing Company, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource.
data file rda
Series Essential events
Essential events.
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1. Summer victims -- chapter 2. From slavery to civil rights -- chapter 3. Targeting Mississippi -- chapter 4. Spring training -- chapter 5. Storming the south -- chapter 6. Early summer : surviving in Mississippi -- chapter 7. School, poverty, and politics -- chapter 8. Season of change.
Summary This title examines the civil rights efforts in Mississippi during the summer of 1964, known today as Freedom Summer. It explores the work of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in leading voter registration efforts and improving education in the state. Also examined are the murders of civil rights workers and the hate crimes they faced, considered in the social context of segregation.
Subject Mississippi Freedom Project -- Juvenile literature.
Mississippi Freedom Project. (OCoLC)fst00626884
Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Suffrage -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- General.
African Americans -- Civil rights. (OCoLC)fst00799575
African Americans -- Suffrage. (OCoLC)fst00799713
Civil rights movements. (OCoLC)fst00862708
Civil rights workers. (OCoLC)fst00862721
Mississippi. (OCoLC)fst01207034
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Other Form: Print version: Felix, Rebecca. 1964 Freedom Summer. Essential Library 2014 130637121X
ISBN 9781624018329 (electronic bk.)
1624018327 (electronic bk.)
130637121X (electronic bk.)
9781306371216 (electronic bk.)
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