1. Carolyn learned about the Philadelphia murders her senior year. She tells of the appearance of COFO in Mississippi and its efforts to increase the number of black registered voters and how Mattie felt unnerved by the hectic atmosphere of 1964. 06/22/06.

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  2. Nettie Ann Cox remembers how the atmosphere in Neshoba County changed after the bodies of the murdered civil rights workers were found. 04/05/04.

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  3. Nettie Ann Cox begins to describe how news about the burning of Mt. Zion church spread throughout Neshoba County. 04/05/04.

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  4. Cox talks about her experiences at the COFO office and mentions some of the mentors that helped shaped her as part of the civil rights movement. 04/05/04.

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COFO of Neshoba County

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The COFO office was located on Carver Avenue. COFO was a coordinating body for civil rights movement efforts in Mississippi during the Freedom Summer. The Neshoba office was housed in a building originally owned by Calloway Cole of Longdale and later…


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The COFO office was located on Carver Avenue. COFO was a coordinating body for civil rights movement efforts in Mississippi during the Freedom Summer. The Neshoba office was housed in a building originally owned by Calloway Cole of Longdale and later by Amos McClelland who also owned a cafe across the street. A large COFO sign visibly marked the building with black and white hand linked together. Today, this sign is on display in the Old Capital Museum in Jackson, Mississippi

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