Terry Buffington Papers and Oral Histories Available Online

The finding aid (collection guide) to Terry Buffington’s papers and recorded oral histories is now published and available through the University of North Carolina’s libraries. This collection includes tapes and transcripts of SNCC affiliates, materials documenting life and work in Clay County, Miss., 1950s-1970s, materials from Buffington’s late husband, John Buffington, and a scrapbook highlighting the …

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Zoom Webinar – Moscow Human Rights Comission

Please join us on September 16, 2021 at 7 PM PDT for “A conversation with Professor Buffington, MA Cultural Anthropologist Folklorist.” Professor Buffington will present a short history of voters’ rights in Mississippi, the 1964 Freedom Summer Campaign, and the participation of Jewish college students in Mississippi Civil Rights movement. Professor Buffington will then cover …

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Born under Jim Crow, the West Point, Clay County Mississippi Oral History Narratives

Professor Buffington recently contracted with the University of North Carolina Press to publish:┬áBorn under Jim Crow, the West Point, Clay County Mississippi Oral History Narratives. This collection encompasses autobiographical narratives and oral recordings of the lived experiences of Mississippi’s Black male high school students enrolled in the “Negro” segregated public-school systems in the 1960s of …

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