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Medgar Evers Fund Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Medgar Evans Fund

Abstract

Collection includes a pamphlet:"We're On Our Way : a progress report on the Fayette Experiment"; newspaper clippings, and the first issue (June 1970) of The Medgar Evers Fund News.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1969-1971

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Medgar Evers Fund, Inc.; founded in 1969 by Medgar Evers' brother, Charles Evers, as a memorial to the slain civil-rights activist and his philosophy of nonviolent change and inter-racial justice; the Medgar Evers Fund was formed to assist the citizens of Fayette, Missisippi and surrounding Jefferson County to achieve social and economic justice; headquartered in New York City, with a program office in Fayette, Mississippi.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 folder.)

General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of the Medgar Evers Fund.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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