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This 1963 mailer was sent to members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) including members who were at Miami in the 1960s. It disseminated relevant news to members and advocates all across the country.

The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) used mailers to do much more than disseminate information: they served to spread awareness, raise funds, and increase membership. This flyer requests that sympathetic readers send stamps to assist…

A pamphlet advertising a collection of political speakers brought to campus to encourage discussion and debate by speaking out with opinions that went against the grain. This group featured professors (local and visiting), authors, and academics…

This mailer sent to Miami from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) includes a photograph of the aftermath of the fire at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Sasser, Georgia. The church was one of several in the area that burned, and had…

The cover of an American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations civil rights pamphlets on registering to vote

An article on a speech given at Miami University by John Howard Griffin, author of "Black Like Me", on the dehumanization of African-Americans. Griffin, a white American, darkened his skin and shaved his head and recorded the ways he was treated…

The envelope of a letter sent to Carolyn Gordon from Anthony Rivers. Rivers demands 'Uhuru! Freedom NOW' on the envelope (Uhuru being the Swahili word for freedom).

This song sheet gives the lyrics to songs and chants to be used in protests and student gatherings. Included on this page are the lyrics for "Lift Every Voice and Sing", "We Shall Overcome", and "We Shall Not Be Moved".

Letter written to Carolyn Gordon from Anthony Rivers. Rivers was the head of one of the voter registration drives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Gordon was one of the Miami students who traveled to Greensboro during spring break 1964 to assist the…

A letter to the editor of the Daily News, signed 'A Southern White Protestant Democrat', mourning the deaths of civil rights activists and condemning communities for their failure to support the movement.
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