Fannie Lou Hamer, 1917-1977 :papers,. 1966-1978, n.d


Fannie Lou Hamer, 1917-1977 :papers,. 1966-1978, n.d

1966-1978, n.d.

microfilm reels 1-2. Personal series -- microfilm reels 2 (cont.)-15. Organizational series: Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; Freedom Farms Corporation; Delta Ministry; Delta Opportunities Corporation; Mississippians United to Elect Negro Candidates; National Council of Negro Women--Fannie Lou Hamer Day Care Center; National Council of Negro Women--Sewing Center; Sunflower County Voter Education Project and NAACP; Fund for Education and Community Development ... et al. -- reel 15 (cont.)-17. Other material.

17 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

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Hamer, Fannie Lou, 1917-1977 (person)

Fannie Lou Hamer was born Fannie Lou Townsend on October 6, 1917, in Montgomery County, Mississippi. She was a voting and women's rights activist, community organizer, and a leader in the civil rights movement. She was the co-founder and vice-chair of the Freedom Democratic Party, which she represented at the 1964 Democratic National Convention. Hamer also organized Mississippi's Freedom Summer along with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). She was also a co-founder of the Nati...