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Letter from Pat to her family describing the picketing, her living arrangements, and the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) staff.

Photograph of Pat Vail's father, Jeremiah Vail.

Photograph of Pat Vail's mother.

A letter from Patricia Vail to her family discussing integration and the meeting about community action programs

Letter from Patricia Vail to her family illustrating her Greenville living arrangements.

This is a letter from Pat Vail to her family after she was released from jail on April 3, 1965.

A 25th Reunion flyer of the Mississippi Freedom Summer held at Queens College.

A photograph of Pat Vail at the Firebird Camp For Girls in Carrollton, Ohio.

Photograph of Pat Vail as a child, taken in May 1945.

Letter from U.S. Senator Joseph Clark to Pat Vail's parents regarding federal protection for the civil rights workers in Mississippi.

Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Vail acknowledging their interest in the Mississippi Summer Project and the missing men, sent by Lee C. White Associate Counsel to the President.

"Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee-The South's Freedom Fighters. SNCC Night at the Brattle 'Joan of the Angels' prize-winning Polish film. Regular prices. All proceeds donated to Mississippi sharecroppers. Thursday, March 12, Brattle Theatre,…

Gallery pass admitting Patricia Vail to the United States Senate Chamber to the reserved gallery for 88th Congress, 2nd session in Washington D.C., Spring, 1964.

Photograph of Pat Vail.

Photograph of Pat Vail.

FBI missing persons poster from Mississippi June 24, 1964. Missing persons listed: Andrew Goodman, James Earl Chaney, Michael Henry Schwerner.

Photograph of Patricia Vail from the 1963 Wilson College yearbook, The Conocheague.

"One Man One Vote" button from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).

Letter from Pat Vail to her family describing the end of the Mississippi summer project.


Letter from MPPT to Pat Vail, accompanied by a donation, presumably to the Mississippi Freedom Project.

Letter from Pat Vail written on July 3rd. She describes the community in Greenville, Mississippi.

Letter from Pat Vail to her family, written on Nov. 15, 1964. In the letter she discusses the freedom school in Greenville and the Delta Democrat-Times articles related to the Mississippi Summer Project's cause.

Letter from Pat Vail to her family, written on March 2, 1964.

Letter from Pat Vail to her family, written in April 1964.

Document giving updates on the status of Mississippi legislation as of May 13, 1964. Legislation includes: so-called 'anti-invasion' law; nuisance phone calls; sterilization of felons; penalties for parents of illegitimate children; 'freedom school'…

Press release urging the federal government to consider the safety of the Mississippi Freedom Project volunteers.

Letter from Pat Vail, written in July 1964. In the letter she discusses the Mississippi Freedom Project and a shooting incident involving several of the project workers. Transcription of letter in PDF.

Letter from Ward(?) Howe to Pat Vail, written on July 25, 1964, with envelope.

August 5, 1964 edition of The Student Voice newspaper (vol. 5 no. 19), published in Atlanta, Georgia.

Letter from Lisa to her parents, written on August 6, 1964. The letter discusses politics in Mississippi and voter registration. She also mentions Pat Vail, one of her coworkers in the Greenville Office.

1964-08-12_Student Voice.pdf
August 12, 1964 edition of The Student Voice newspaper (vol. 5 no. 20), published in Atlanta, Georgia. This issue includes an article on the three missing civil rights workers (James Early Chaney, Michael Schwerner, and Andrew Goodman).

1964-08-19_Student Voice.pdf
August 19, 1964 edition of The Student Voice newspaper, (vol. 5 no. 21), published in Atlanta, Georgia.

Letter from Pat Vail to her family, written on Sept. 10, 1964. The letter includes a discussion of moving out of the Greenville freedom house and freedom school, ongoing harassment of African-American students by the local school board, and the…

1964-09-23_Student Voice.pdf
The Student Voice newspaper from Atlanta, Georgia. Vol. 5, no. 22 released on Sept. 23, 1964. This issue includes: McComb: City of Terror; Negro Candidates in Georgia, Arkansas, and Mississippi.
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