Freedom Summer Monument http://wmub.org en "Finding Freedom: Memorializing the Voices of Freedom Summer" http://wmub.org/post/finding-freedom-memorializing-voices-freedom-summer <p>A new book provides detailed information about the <a href="http://www.miamioh.edu/tangible-traditions/freedom-summer.html"><strong>Freedom Summer Monument</strong></a> on the campus of <strong>Western College at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio</strong>, which was dedicated in 2000. <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Finding-Freedom-Memorializing-Voices-Summer/dp/1881163520/ref=sr_1_7?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1368622092&amp;sr=8-7&amp;keywords=Finding+Freedom"><strong>Finding Freedom: Memorializing the Voices of Freedom Summer</strong></a> commemorates Western’s role in Freedom Summer and memorializes <em><strong>James Chaney</strong></em>, <em><strong>Michael Schwerner</strong></em>, and <em><strong>Andrew Goodman</strong></em>, the Freedom Summer trainees subsequently murdered in Mississippi. The book’s author, <strong>Jacqueline Johnson</strong>, is the archivist of the <strong>Western College Memorial Archives</strong>, and she talks with Mark Perzel about this tragic time in American history.</p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 05:31:25 +0000 Mark Perzel 12618 at http://wmub.org "Finding Freedom: Memorializing the Voices of Freedom Summer"