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Journey to Mississippi; 1966

Object Type: Record
In Collection: M328 Goodman (Jill Wakeman) Civil Rights Collection


Transcribed copy of a typewritten document about the experiences of Jill Wakeman (Goodman) during her stay in Mississippi in the summer of 1966, including her motives for going to Mississippi and the civil rights work she did there. Describes Mount Beulah, the conference center for the Delta Ministry Project, that housed homeless sharecroppers while they prepared to move to Freedom City, near Greenville, Mississippi. Wakeman describes the city of Hattiesburg and the state of integration there, as well as people she encountered, including Bob Beech, head of the Delta Ministry of Mississippi in Hattiesburg.


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