Letters From Mississippi, Thursday, October 18, 5:00–6:00pm, Archives Seminar Room, 2nd Floor, Collins Library

Behind the Archives Door event:
Dennis Flannigan, former Washington state legislator and pioneering Tacoma community leader, will be visiting the Archives & Special Collections to discuss his time at Puget Sound and his experience as a civil rights worker in the 1964 Freedom Summer campaign in Mississippi. In the Fall of 1964, Flannigan wrote a series of letters to his friends at Puget Sound and they were published in The Trail as a series titled “Letters from Mississippi.” Join us to hear Flannigan reflect on his past of civic engagement and peruse documents from Puget Sound’s past.

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