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The freedom summer murders, Don Mitchell

Label
The freedom summer murders
Title
The freedom summer murders
Statement of responsibility
Don Mitchell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of the Freedom Summer murders, traces the events surrounding the KKK lynching of three young civil rights activists who were trying to register African Americans for the vote
  • In June of 1964, three idealistic young men (one black and two white) were lynched by the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi. They were trying to register African Americans to vote as part of the Freedom Summer effort to bring democracy to the South. Their disappearance and murder caused a national uproar and was one of the most significant incidents of the Civil Rights Movement, and contributed to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Mitchell takes a comprehensive look at the brutal murders of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner, through to the conviction in 2005 of mastermind Edgar Ray Killen
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CZA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
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Mitchell, Don
Dewey number
323.1196/0730762
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.2
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Goodman, Andrew
  • Chaney, James Earl
  • Schwerner, Michael Henry
  • Mississippi Freedom Project
  • Civil rights workers
  • Murder
  • Mississippi
  • Neshoba County (Miss.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The freedom summer murders, Don Mitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-242) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A planned, deliberate murder -- Andrew Goodman -- James Chaney -- Michael Schwerner -- The long summer -- Three streaks of lightning in the sky -- Making the federal case -- Mississippi moves toward a murder trial -- The trail of Edgar Ray Killen -- Afterword: Toward the beloved community -- Saint: Fannie Lou Hamer -- Visionary: Bob Moses -- Witness: Florence Mars -- Investigator: Jerry Mitchell
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
250 pages
Isbn
9780545477253
Lccn
2014497729
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • ocn877887297
  • 688210
  • (OCoLC)877887297
Label
The freedom summer murders, Don Mitchell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-242) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A planned, deliberate murder -- Andrew Goodman -- James Chaney -- Michael Schwerner -- The long summer -- Three streaks of lightning in the sky -- Making the federal case -- Mississippi moves toward a murder trial -- The trail of Edgar Ray Killen -- Afterword: Toward the beloved community -- Saint: Fannie Lou Hamer -- Visionary: Bob Moses -- Witness: Florence Mars -- Investigator: Jerry Mitchell
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
250 pages
Isbn
9780545477253
Lccn
2014497729
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • ocn877887297
  • 688210
  • (OCoLC)877887297

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