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M376 Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection

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In Collection: Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Digital Collection



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From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. Diana Chiarky's letter replies to a May 29 letter from Ed Hamlett about Mississippi Freedom Project work. Chiarky asks about requirements, length of assignment, and a salary. She also expresses interest in self-fulfillment and uncertainty about being able to withstand possible intimidation.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. In Susan Solf's letter to Ed [Hamlett], Mississippi state director of the White Folks Project (WFP), she writes of her inability to raise enough money to travel to the training session as the reason why she will be unable to participate in the Project until possibly later in the summer.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. Feeling that working with the White Folks Project (WFP) in Mississippi would put his Mississippi parents in jeopardy, Philip Alden asks to be assigned duties with the southwest Georgia Project.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. Philip Alden's letter indicates frustration caused by a lack of communication from the White Folks Project (WFP), and by his inability to forward a $50 check for the Project.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. In the notecard, Margaret [Burnham?] writes to Ed [Hamlett], Mississippi's state director of the White Folks Project (WFP), to express her view that the Project is losing its good people. Possible author of this note is Margaret Burnham.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. Janet McNeill writes to Ed Hamlett, Mississippi's state director of the White Folks Project (WFP), to tell him that due to unforeseen family circumstances, she must decline being a part of the Project.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. Janet McNeill writes that due to unforeseen family circumstances she must decline being a part of the Mississippi Freedom Project.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. The document is the application of Janet McNeill for the Mississippi Summer Project.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. The document contains Marcia Aranoff's recommendation that Jan [Janet] McNeill be included in the Mississippi Freedom Project as a worker.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. Robert B. McNeill, the father of Janet McNeill, gives his permission for her to participate in the Mississippi Freedom Project.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. This document is the information card on Janet McNeill.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. Soren Sorenson writes to Ed Hamlett, Mississippi state director of the White Folks project (WFP), to communicate travel plans to Ohio and Mississippi for orientation and work with the Mississippi Freedom Project.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. Anne Strickland writes to Ed Hamlett, Mississippi state director of the White Folks Project (WFP), to tell him she will miss the training sessions. She also writes that she will probably be unable to post bond if she is arrested, since she will only have $20 left on her arrival in Mississippi.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. Anne Strickland writes to Ed Hamlett, Mississippi state director of the White Folks Project (WFP), to tell him that her parents will provide bail money, if needed, and that she may be able to arrive in Mississippi by July 21.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. Anne Strickland writes to Ed Hamlett, Mississippi state director of the White Folks Project (WFP), that she will arrive in Jackson on July 17 in time to attend the orientation that weekend.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. Due to his work with a parish, Rolland Kidder informs Ed Hamlett, Mississippi state director of the White Folks Project, that he must cancel his plans to work in the Mississippi Freedom Project. He offers that, if needed for a week in August, he may be able to arrange leave from work.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. The memorandum is Rolland Kidder's withdrawal of participation in the Mississippi Freedom Project.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. Marion Palfi, who is doing a nationwide, photographic study on events since the Brown v. Board of Education decision by the Supreme Court, writes to Ed Hamlett seeking to interview and photograph the work of the Mississippi Freedom Project.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. Virginia Scott writes to Ed [Hamlett] that she will be unable to work with him in Mississippi and asks about his plans for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) for September 1964 and after. She also asks how white Mississippians react to the deaths of Scherner, Chaney, and Goodman.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. Anne Braden's letter to Ed [Hamlett] is typed on Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF) letterhead and is a response to Hamlett's earlier letter. She explains her delay in writing and promises to answer his questions more fully, and writes of materials she is sending to him under separate cover. Hamlett's questions are about allegations that SCEF has ties to communism and about a program of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) funded by SCEF. The letter includes a hand written note on the desired qualifications for applicants and a typed list of the Board of Directors and Advisory Committees for SCEF.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. This typewritten document describes uses of role playing and gives examples for the purpose of training Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) volunteers for real life situations they may face as civil rights workers.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. The letter from Charles Smith to Ed [Hamlett] bears a stamp from the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) chapter at The University of Texas at Austin. Smith writes that he has applied to the Jackson office of Council of Federated Organizations and that he wants to learn about community organizing activities by working as a Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) volunteer. He also asks whether, if he cannot raise funds to be self-sufficient, SNCC can subsidize his work for them. He writes about SDS activities at UT Austin, including a recent meeting at which Mark Lane spoke about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the investigation of Oswald. Smith makes a case for increased cooperation among three civil rights-oriented groups: SDS, SNCC, and the Southern Student Organizing Committee (SSOC).

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. The letter from Anne Braden to Ed [Hamlett] is typed on Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF) letterhead. It concerns Ed''s wish to apply for work and funding through a new Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) project and includes personal advice from Braden.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. The letter, presumably written by Dottie (Dorothy) Zellner to Anne Braden and Ed Hamlett, is typed on Boston Friends of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee letterhead. Braden and Hamlett are asked to locate a man named Sam and to talk to him about accepting an offer of psychiatric help.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. The letter, presumably from Dottie (Dorothy) Zellner to Ed Hamlett, is typed on Boston Friends of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). It contains comments on the continued association and employment of three civil rights workers: John Strickland, Phil Alden, and Sam.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. This memo from Jim Dombrowski to Board Members of the Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF) and other friends concerns fundraising to pay the living expenses of four civil rights workers who have volunteered to work on Ed Hamlett's White Folks Project. A sample chain letter and four fact sheets describing the scope of the White Folks Project (part of Mississippi Freedom Summer) are included.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. This update on the Mississippi Summer Project informs Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) staff of arrests and other obstacles encountered by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) volunteers in Biloxi, Ruleville, Jackson, Holly Springs, and Tchula, Mississippi.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. This document from [?] Whitman relates some of his experiences networking for the AFL-CIO and the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) and the possible allying of the labor movement with African American voters.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. This document from Nelson Blackstock recounts a meeting of a few Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) workers with a local man involved in organizing labor unions. It also gives an account of a racist conversation about integration that Blackstock overheard in a barber shop.

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. recounts a visit of two Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) workers with Mr. George, the Assistant Principal of Biloxi High School.

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