Case Information and Data Documenting the 1964 Murders of Civil Rights Activists Now Obtainable –

Case files, photos, and other records documenting the 1964 killings of civil rights activists James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner are now available, according to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Materials dating from 1964 to 2007 include case records, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) memoranda, research notes, photos of the exhumation of the bodies and subsequent autopsies, aerial photographs of the burial site, reports from federal informants and testimony, MDAH said. The information is available to the public free of charge at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, 200 North St., Jackson. Contact the reference department at [email protected] to learn more about access to the collections. More information by email [email protected] or visit the department’s website,

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