Freedom Summer -- Mississippi, 1964
- Letters from Mississippi. Edited by Elizabeth Sutherland Martinez. Zephyr Press, 2007. [323.1196073 LETTERS].
- This expanded edition includes over forty pages of poetry by students in the Freedom Schools of 1964, adding the lively voices of local participants, mostly teenagers, to those of the volunteers from the North. The new edition also includes an additional dozen biographies, resulting in a wider resource for scholarship and for a general understanding of this critical moment in civil rights history.
- Blackwell, Unita . Barefootin': Life Lessons From the Road to Freedom. Crown, 2006. [BIO BLACKWEL UNITA Auto].
- Born in 1933 in Lula, Mississippi, the author traces her experiences growing up through Freedom Summer.
- Coglin, Seth and Philip Dray. We Are Not Afraid: The Story of Goodman, Schwerner, and Chaney and the Civil Rights Campaign for Mississippi. Macmillan, 1988. [976.2063 C117w].
- Three men who disappeared and were later found murdered during Freedom Summer.
- Marsh, Charles. God's Long Summer: Stories of Faith and Civil Rights . Princeton University Press, 1997. [305.896073 M352g].
- Examines the influence of religion on the civil rights struggle at its peak in Mississippi during the summer of 1964, highlighting the events and religious convictions that drove whites and blacks of every allegiance into the civil rights upheaval.
- McAdams, Doug. Freedom Summer. Oxford University Press, 1988. [976.200496 M115f].
- The author tracked down and interviewed many of the Freedom Summer participants to see how it affected the course of their lives.
- Mills, Nicoaru. Like a Holy Crusade: Mississippi, 1964—The Turning of the Civil Rights Movement in America. I.R. Dee, 1992. [305.896 M627L].
- Traces the history of the Mississippi Summer Project, describing its origins, the experiences of the participants, the aftermath, the triumphs, and the failures.
- Payne, Charles M. I've Got the Light of Freedom: The Organizing Tradition and the Mississippi Freedom Struggle. University of California Press, 1995 [323.09762 P293i].
- Examines the cultural background from the 1930s to the events of 1964.
- Winstead, Mary. Back to Mississippi: A Personal Journey Throught the Events That Changed America in 1964 . Theia, 2002. [976.2685063 WINSTEAD].
- Traces the author's horrified realization of her family's ingrained racism and involvement in the murders of Goodman, Schwerner and Chaney.