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Mississippi Newsletter December 9, 1964

December 9, 1964 Things have been happening at last.  Two weeks ago the State COFO coordinator and Jackson office manager, Jesse Morris, called a meeting to reorganize the office and to tackle the problems of the city.  At that meeting, the Jackson Project was formally re-launched and assigned the former book-warehouse as headquarters. Immediately thereafter, …

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Mississippi Newsletter November 28, 1964

℅ Mrs. Bell 1208 Trinity Jackson, Miss Nov. 28, 1964 Sorry we’ve been silent for so long, but as you can imagine, we have been pretty busy, especially this past week. We are finally official — that is to say, we how make up half of the Jackson Project, which, depending on staff and other …

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Mississippi Newsletter November 10, 1964

Nov. 10, 1964 Well, we’re finally getting to work, in a manner of speaking, and if things continue the way they’ve started out, it should be a terrific year. So far we have one Freedom School class going — about thirty high school students, all bright and eager to talk.  It’s not a highly organized …

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