Johnnie Mae Walker Letter to Anne Koeppicus
This letter, to Mississippi Freedom Summer Project volunteer Anne Koeppicus, is from her Mississippi host Johnnie Mae Walker, a field secretary for the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. The letter describes life in Mississippi during the summer of 1964. A newspaper article about Koeppicus, a photo of Koeppicus, a published autobiography of Walker, and transcript of the letter are also included.
- Koeppicus, Anne (Recipient, Person)
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In 1964, Anne Koeppicus, a 55-year-old Cambria Heights resident and mother of three, decided to volunteer in the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project. For three weeks in July 1964, she taught in the Freedom School in Hattiesburg, MS. While in Mississippi, she stayed with the family of Johnie Mae Walker.
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- Johnnie Mae Walker Letter to Anne Koeppicus
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