How and Why Did Women in SNCC
(the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee)
Author a Pathbreaking Feminist Manifesto, 1964-1965?

Document List

Abstract

Introduction

            

PART I: BEFORE HARVARD-RADCLIFFE, 1952-1961

Document 1A: Dollie B. Gordon to Elayne DeLott, 20 September 1954

Document 1B: Photographs of Elayne Delott, before 1964

Document 2: Elayne DeLott to Benjamin and Rosa DeLott, 2 January 1961

Document 3: Elayne DeLott to Benjamin DeLott, March 1961

PART II: HARVARD-RADCLIFFE COLLEGE, 1963-1964

Document 4: "Harvard or Radcliffe College Tutorial Report and Syllabus," 22 May 1963

Document 5: "Statement, Radcliffe College," 1963

Document 6: RGA Rules Committee Recommendations, [1963]

Document 7: [Stanley Cavell], Philosophy 190, Final, 17 January 1964

Document 8: Mary I. Bunting to Elayne DeLott, 29 January 1964

Document 9: George W. Goethals and teaching assistants, Social Relations 152, Syllabus and Final Examination, Spring 1964

Document 10: Survey schedule, "Urban Housing Study Survey," January 1964

Document 11A: John Mudd, "Experiment in Education--Tougaloo College, Preliminary Evaluation," September 1964

Document 11B: Photo, Jesse Morris and John Mudd, June 1964

PART III: FREEDOM SUMMER AND CIVIL RIGHTS WORK, 1964

Document 12: SNCC Constitution, 29 April 1962

Document 13A: Mississippi Summer Project, Re: Administrative Structure for Jackson Office," Summer 1964

Document 13B: Ku Klux Klan, The Freedom Fighter, December 1963

Document 14: Elayne DeLott to Benjamin DeLott, May 1964

Document 15: Elayne DeLott to Benjamin DeLott, May 1964

Document 16: Elayne DeLott to Renee DeLott, June 1964

Document 17: Elayne DeLott to Benjamin and Rosa Delott, 24 June 1964

FREEDOM SCHOOLS, 1964-1965

Document 18A: Charlie Cobb, "Prospectus for a Summer Freedom School Program," December 1963

Document 18B: Charlie Cobb, "Some Notes on Education," n.d.

Document 18C: Council of Federated Organizations, "Some things to talk about in freedom schools," Spring 1964

Document 19A: Bobbi Cieciorka and Frank Cieciorka, Negroes in American History: A Freedom Primer, 1965

Document 19B: Frank Cieciorka, Cartoons, August 1964

Document 20: [Staughton Lynd and others], "The Poor in America: Questions for Discussion in Freedom Schools," 1964

JOINING THE MOVEMENT STAFF, SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 1964

Document 21: Congress of Racial Equality paystubs, February-March 1965

Document 22: Ortha Williams, Speech, Mount Zion Church, Madison County, Mississippi, 7 October 1964

Document 23: Elayne DeLott, "Weekly Report," 11-18 October 1964

Document 24: Elayne DeLott to Renee DeLott, [early October 1964]

Document 25: Elayne DeLott to Renee DeLott, [early October 1964]

Document 26: Elayne DeLott to Benjamin and Rosa DeLott, [early October 1964]

Document 27A: Elayne DeLott to Gail and Robert Melson, [early October 1964]

Document 27B: Betty Garman Robinson, Photo, Literacy House, June 2014

Document 28: Elayne DeLott to Benjamin and Rosa DeLott, [mid-October 1964]

Document 29: Elayne DeLott to Benjamin and Rosa DeLott, [mid-October 1964]

Document 30: Elayne DeLott, Journal, [mid-October 1964]

Document 31: Elayne DeLott, Journal, [late October 1964]

Document 32: Elayne DeLott, Journal, [late October 1964]

THE COTTON VOTE, OCTOBER-DECEMBER 1964

Document 33: Council of Federated Organizations, "Farmers," [October-November 1964]

Document 34: "Sample of Official Ballot," Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service Community Committee Election, [early November 1964]

WAVELAND SNCC STAFF CONFERENCE, 6-12 NOVEMBER 1964

Document 35: "SNCC Retreat," November 1964

Document 36A: James Forman, "Memorandum on the Structure of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee," November 1964

Document 36B: Position Paper #7, "The New Building," November 1964

Document 37A: [Bob Moses], Position Paper #33, "we are on a boat . . .," November 1964

Document 37B: Photo, Bob Moses, Summer 1964

Document 38: Stuart House, "SNCC: The Question of Values," November 1964

Document 39: Silas Norman, Jr., Position Paper #3, "What is the Importance of Racial Considerations among the Staff?" November 1964

Document 40: Charles Sherrod, Position Paper #13, "From Sherrod," November 1964

Document 41: Howard Zinn, Position Paper #11, "Some Suggestions in Answer to Questions Raised by the 'Memo'," November 1964

Document 42: [Mike Thelwell], Position Paper #4, "SNCC's Goals and Bourgeoise [sic] Sentimentality," November 1964

Document 43: (name withheld by request), Position Paper #24, (women in the movement), November 1964

Document 44: Elaine DeLott Baker, (name withheld by request), Position Paper #27, "Introduction: Semi-Introspective," November 1964

Document 45: [Casey Hayden (aka Sandra Cason)], "Memorandum on Structure," November 1964

Document 46: [Emmie Schraeder Adams], "Working Paper: Poor Whites and the Movement," November 1964

Document 47: Mary King, Position Paper #28, "Communications Section," November 1964

Document 48: Mike Miller, Position Paper #12, "Re: Organization of Friends of SNCC in Bay Area," November 1964

Document 49A: Steering Committee, "The steering committee has combined the questions," November 1964

Document 49B: Frank Cieciorka, "SNCC Structure," November 1964

Document 50: Summary of Staff Retreat Minutes, November 1964

Document 51: "A Comment on the Institute," November 1964

LOCAL PROJECT REPORTS, NOVEMBER 1964

Document 52: Council of Federated Organizations, "Problems facing COFO," [November 1964]

Document 53A: Cleveland Sellers, "Holly Springs project--Letters from Cleveland Sellers," [November 1964]

Document 53B: Tamaio Wakayama, photographer, Cleveland Sellers, 1964 or 1965

Document 54: Phyllis Cunningham, Report from Hattiesburg, [November 1964]

Document 55: Jesse Harris, "Third District Report, [November 1964]

Document 56: Marshall Ganz, "Amite County," [November 1964]

Document 57: John Harris, Report from Sunflower County, [November 1964]

Document 58: Lois Chaffee, "to: Everybody interested in or working in the community center program," [November 1964]

Document 59: Jane Adams, "Fourth Attempt," [November 1964]

Document 60: [Jesse Morris] to Jackson SNCC Staff, [23 November 1964]

THE CHALLENGES OF BRINGING FEDERAL SUPPORT TO LOCAL PROJECTS, DECEMBER 1964-JANUARY 1965

Document 61: Bill Spring to Elayne DeLott, 6 November 1964

Document 62: Elayne DeLott to Benjamin and Rosa DeLott, [late November 1964]

Document 63: "Freedom Primer No. 3: The Right to Vote and the Congressional Challenge," [Nov.-Dec. 1964]

Document 64: "Incident Summary," 28 November-3 December 1964

Document 65: Elayne Delott, Minutes of Canton Valley-View Staff Meeting, 4 December 1964

Document 66: Elayne DeLott, Journal, "the jail," 4 December 1964

Document 67: Elayne DeLott to Benjamin and Rosa Delott, [December 1964]

Document 68: Elayne DeLott, "Affadavit," 15 December 1964

Document 69: Elayne DeLott, Journal, "i almost got hung up," [December 1964]

Document 70: Elayne Delott, Minutes of Staff Meeting in Hattiesburg, 22 December 1964

Document 71: Elayne DeLott to Ted Bayne, [6 December 1964]

Document 72: Elayne DeLott to Ted Bayne, [December 1964]

Document 73: Elayne DeLott, Journal, "on community centers," [December 1964]

Document 74: Elayne DeLott, Journal, "i don't think i really explained," [January 1965]

Document 75: Elayne DeLott to Renee DeLott, 27 December 1964

Document 76: Alise Blackwell, "Trip to Washington," 3 January 1965

BATESVILLE AND PANOLA COUNTY, JANUARY-MARCH 1965

Document 77: Elayne DeLott to Benjamin and Rosa DeLott, [February 1965]

Document 78: Elayne DeLott, Journal, "i'm in batesville now," 16 March 1965

Document 79: Elayne DeLott to Ted Bayne, 17 March 1965

Document 80: Elayne DeLott to Benjamin and Rosa DeLott, 2 April 1965

Document 81A: Photo by Elayne DeLott, Mr. Miles's Pig, March 1965

Document 81B: Photo by Elayne DeLott, Panola County Co-op Meeting with Mr. Miles Speaking, March 1965

Document 81C: Photo by Elayne DeLott, Mr. Miles' Neighbors in Batesville, March 1965

Document 81D: Photo by Elayne DeLott, Penny Patch and Local Resident, March 1965

Document 81E: Photo by Elayne DeLott, Civil Rights Worker Chris Williams, March 1965

Document 81F: Photo by Elayne DeLott, Sharecropper Home, March 1965

Document 81G: Photo by Elayne DeLott, Mrs. Nelson Inside Plantation Home, March 1965

Document 81H: Photo by Elayne DeLott, Nelson Children, March 1965

Document 81I: Photo by Elayne DeLott, Plantation Shed, March 1965

Document 81J: Photo by Elayne DeLott, Front Porch, March 1965

Document 81K: Photo by Elayne DeLott, Sharecropper Family, March 1965

Document 81L: Photo by Elayne DeLott, Sharecropper in His Garden, March 1965

Document 81M: Photo by Elayne DeLott, Sharecropper Planting with Mules, March 1965

Document 81N: Photo by Elayne DeLott, Gas Station, March 1965

Document 81O: Photo by Elayne DeLott, Mississippi River, March 1965

Document 81P: Francis Hamlin Mitchell, Photo, SNCC planning meeting prior to the March from Selma to Montgomery, 16 March 1965

Document 82: "Panola County Okra Co-op," Vicksburg Citizen's Appeal, [Fall 1965]

Document 83: "Application for Registration to Vote," 1965

Document 84: "Citizens of Panola County, You Can Register," [August 1965]

POETRY AT THE HIGHLANDER SCHOOL, MAY 1965

Document 85A: Elayne DeLott, poem, untitled, May 1965

Document 85B: Elayne DeLott, poem, "Barbara Brandt said," May 1965

Document 85C: Elayne DeLott, poem, "Spirit and Will," May 1965

PART IV: THE WAVELAND MEMO ENLARGED IN 1965 and IN MEMORY 1978-2014

Document 86A: Casey Hayden (aka Sandra Cason) and Mary King, "Sex and Caste," 18 November 1965

Document 86B: Photo, Casey Hayden (aka Sandra Cason), 1965

Document 87A: Sara Evans to Casey Cason (aka Casey Hayden aka Sandra Cason), 14 June 1978

Document 87B: Casey Hayden (aka Sandra Cason) to Mary King, Maria Varella, Penny Patch, Elayne DeLott Baker, Emily Shrader Adams and Theresa del Pozzo, 21 June 1978

Document 87C: Casey Hayden (aka Sandra Cason) to Sara Evans, 21 June 1978

Document 87D: Casey Hayden (aka Sandra Cason) to Elaine DeLott Baker, 24 April 2014

Document 87E: Photo, Elayne DeLott and Casey Hayden (aka Sandra Cason), 1978

Document 88A: Elaine DeLott Baker, "The women's memo at Waveland," [1995]

Document 88B: Elaine DeLott Baker, "Contextualizing the Waveland Memo," [1995]

Document 89: Casey Hayden (aka Sandra Cason), "Feminists and Women," 4-6 October 1995

Document 90: Elaine DeLott Baker and Casey Hayden (aka Sandra Cason), from "Women, SNCC and Stokely: An Email Dialog, 2013-2014"

REFLECTIONS ON THE MOVEMENT, 1986-2014

Document 91A: Francis Hamlin Mitchell, Audio, "I Remember Martin," 1986

Document 91B: Dawn Bell, Photo, Francis Hamlin Mitchell, 1978

Document 92: Chip Baker, Video, 30th Reunion of Freedom Summer, Jackson, Mississippi, June 1994

Document 93: Elaine DeLott Baker, "The 'Freedom High' and 'Hardliner' Factions of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee," November 1994

Document 94: Elaine DeLott Baker, "A Note to Readers," 20 July 1997

Document 95: Video, Elaine DeLott Baker, interview at Hunting Island, Spring 1995

Document 96: Elaine DeLott Baker, "They Sent Us This White Girl," 2000

Document 97: Staughton Lynd to Penny Patch, 15 July 2001

Document 98: Elaine DeLott Baker, excerpts, "The 1964 Waveland Memo and the Rise of Second-Wave Feminism," March 2009

Document 99: Elaine DeLott Baker, "The Freedom Struggle Was the Flame," 2010

Document 100: Email, Jane Adams to Elaine DeLott Baker, 5 October 2014

Michelle Moravec, "Revisiting 'A Kind of Memo' from Casey Hayden and Mary King (1965)"

Document 101: Casey Hayden and Mary King, "A Kind of Memo," 18 November 1965

            

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