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Mario Savio correspondence : Mississippi, to Cheri Stevenson, Berkeley, Calif. : ALS, 1964.
BANC FILM 3184; BANC MSS 2006/110 v. 1; BANC MSS 2006/110
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Title:

Mario Savio correspondence: Mississippi, to Cheri Stevenson, Berkeley, Calif. : ALS, 1964

Creator/Contributor:

Savio, Mario., creator

Abstract:

Contains 10 letters describing Savio's experiences in Mississippi including his involvement with the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, Mississippi Freedom Schools, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and African American voter registration, also discussing the KKK, FBI and his education at the University of California, Berkeley. Also includes 2 letters to Savio in care of Stevenson concerning the Free Speech Movement.

Date:

1964 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ms -- n-us-ca
Savio, Mario -- Correspondence
Mississippi Freedom Schools.
United States. -- Federal Bureau of Investigation -- History -- 20th century
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) -- Mississippi
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party -- History
University of California, Berkeley -- Students -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) -- History
Free Speech Movement (Berkeley, Calif.)
Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century
Voter registration -- Mississippi
Segregation -- Mississippi -- History

Note:

Also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 3184.
Mario Savio was an American political activist best known for his leadership in Berkeley's Free Speech Movement. In the summer of 1964 Savio went to Mississippi as a civil rights worker helping African Americans register to vote.

Physical Description:

print
29 p. ; 39 cm.
1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 3353) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC FILM 3184
BANC MSS 2006/110 v. 1
BANC MSS 2006/110

Origin:

California