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Beauty for Ashes, program 130

Title

Beauty for Ashes, program 130

Subject

Ethnicity
Race
Religion
Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Description

A series of excerpted speeches tells the story of the Committee of Concern, an inter-faith and inter-racial organization of native Mississippians, formed in September 1964 in response to a series of over thirty church burnings that summer. The Committee sought to aid in the rebuilding of the burned-out churches, as well as to promote peaceful communication between the races. Narrated by Trevor Thomas. [ca. Nov.-Dec. 1964].

Creator

Thomas, Trevor
Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Source

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Collection, 1950-1991 (Mss 18), Department of Special Collections at the University of California, Santa Barbara Library

Date

1964

Rights

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Provenance

Bulk of the collection donated by the Center after it ceased operations at UCSB in 1987. Subsequent donations by Harry S. Ashmore and Otis L. Graham, Jr. , which are found in their respective sections of the Administrators' Files, 1995.

Original Format

Open reel

Duration

27:47:00

Files

Citation

Thomas, Trevor, "Beauty for Ashes, program 130," in Digital Collections, Item #5336, http://digital.library.ucsb.edu/items/show/5336 (accessed February 26, 2020).