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Letter, Matthew Zwerling to Israel and Florence Zwerling and Sara; June 26, 1964

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In Collection: M336 Zwerling (Matthew) Freedom Summer Collection


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Typewritten letter from Matthew Zwerling to his parents, Israel and Florence Zwerling, and Sara, dated June 26, 1964. Discusses the positive community response in and around Clarksdale, Mississippi, to voter registration drives, and expresses optimism with regard to the lack of violence and police harassment experienced thus far. Zwerling also writes about his concern for Andrew Goodman. (Goodman was a civil rights worker and friend of Zwerling's from New York who was missing and later found murdered in Philadelphia, Mississippi, along with James Chaney and Michael Schwerner.)

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