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Creating Mississippi Freedom Schools

  • Sandra E. Adickes

Abstract

I went to Douglass College, the women’s college of Rutgers University, in the stifling McCarthy era when women students were “campused,” that is, confined to their dormitories, for staying out past curfew. In those years, a demand for better dining hall food drew little support, because students feared their signatures on a petition—any petition—would one day ruin their careers.

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Curriculum Material Black People Voter Registration Vocational High School Volunteer Teacher 
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Notes

  1. 1.
    Bob Smith, They Closed Their Schools: Prince Edward County, Virginia 1951–1964 (Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina Press, 1965), 140.Google Scholar

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© Sandra E. Adickes 2005

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