Miriam Feingold Papers, 1960-1967

Summary Information

Title: Miriam Feingold Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1960-1967

  • Feingold, Miriam
Call Number: Mss 859; Micro 845; Tape 528A

Quantity: 0.1 c.f. (1 oversize folder), 2 reels of microfilm (35mm), and 4 tape recordings

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers and tapes of civil rights activist Miriam Feingold describing demonstrations, prison experiences, treatment of local blacks, and other topics regarding her work which was primarily in Mississippi and Louisiana. Included are correspondence (with several letters written on toilet paper by imprisoned civil rights activists in Plaquemine, Louisiana), notebooks, voter registration material, reports, speeches, leaflets, and clippings. The tapes record Feingold's interviews with local blacks and civil rights workers in Bogalusa, Clinton, Tullulah, Jonesboro, Jackson, Lisbon, Church Point, and Greensburg, Louisiana, and Liberty, Mississippi; among those interviewed are Gayle Jenkins, E. W. Steptoe, and Annie Purnell Johnson.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-mss00859
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