Bryan R. Dunlap Papers, 1964-1972, 1994

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Title: Bryan R. Dunlap Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1964-1972, 1994

  • Dunlap, Bryan R.
Call Number: M2000-007

Quantity: 1.0 c.f. (3 archives boxes)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers documenting the activities of Bryan R. Dunlap, a civil rights worker who participated in the Mississippi Freedom Summer (1964-1965) in Vicksburg, Mississippi, where he started a Freedom Library and an African-American community newspaper, the Vicksburg Citizens' Appeal. Dunlap’s parents supported him from their Leonia, New Jersey home, where they formed the Friends of Freedom Libraries (active from 1965-1968) and the Leonia-Vicksburg Committee, and participated in the Mississippi Project Parents' Committee. Also included are civil rights newsletters, material from other civil rights groups, and news clippings concerning the retrial in 1994 of Byron de la Beckwith in the 1963 shooting of civil rights activist Medgar Evers.

Language: English

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