Harry J. Bowie Papers, 1964-1967

Summary Information

Title: Harry J. Bowie Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1964-1967

  • Bowie, Harry J., 1935-
Call Number: Mss 31; Micro 928

Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (2 archives boxes) and 1 reel of microfilm (35 mm)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers collected by New Jersey minister Harry J. Bowie while he worked in the McComb, Mississippi, area as a participant in the National Council of Churches Delta Ministry Project from 1964 to 1967. Included are correspondence, affidavits, personal records, notes, circulars, and flyers pertaining to arrests of volunteers, Freedom Schools, Head Start, voter registration, the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, the Poor People's Corporation, and the Project's and Bowie's personal finances. On microfilm are a card file on personnel involved in the Delta Ministry Project, with names of local residents who also participated, and two scrapbooks of clippings regarding Mississippi and civil rights.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-mss00031
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