Child Development Group of Mississippi Records, 1962-1969, 2012-2013

Summary Information

Title: Child Development Group of Mississippi Records
Inclusive Dates: 1962-1969, 2012-2013

  • Child Development Group of Mississippi
Call Number: Micro 92; Audio 435A; M2002-116; M2008-075; M2014-043

Quantity: 15 reels of microfilm (35 mm), 4 tape recordings and 26 compact discs; plus additions of 9.2 cubic feet (9 records center cartons and 1 archives box)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Records of the Child Development Group of Mississippi, a community action organization aimed at developing Head Start classes and improved education for young black children in Mississippi, documenting the organization's administration, activities, and community self-help programs. Included are files of John Mudd, executive director; and Marvin Hoffman, associate director; and records of the Teacher Development Program concerning recruiting, reports on student health and attitudes, lesson plans, critiques of training programs, and attempts to secure white students and teachers. The tape recordings include class demonstrations and conferences, interviews with local residents, and Martin Hoffman's audio files.


Portions of this collection are available only on microfilm.

Language: English

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