Barber, Rims

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Rims Barber participated in the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project in 1964 and returned to Mississippi with the Delta Ministry in 1965. He became their Education Director in 1966 and settled in Greenville, Mississippi. Later, he helped establish a Jackson office to assist Representative Robert Clark and to work on statewide agendas. In 1977, he went to work for the Children's Defense Fund and founded the Mississippi Human Services Agenda.

From the description of An oral history with Mr. Rims Barber, 1997 August 21. c1997. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 46317661

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