These documents are an excerpt from a collection donated by Rev. Kenneth Dean, former member of the Mississippi Council on Human Relations and prominent Civil Rights activist in Mississippi. The documents were created by Civil Rights activists living in Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) safe-houses in Jackson, Mississippi from approximately 1964-1968. Handwritten, and created using markers on craft and butcher paper, the documents are as much art as literature. The texts reflect ongoing Civil Rights struggles, as well as anger and frustration regarding American involvement in the Vietnam War.
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