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Collection Number: 04613

Collection Title: Delta Health Center Records, 1956-1992, 2013-2014

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Size 60.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 48,000 items)
Abstract The Delta Health Center was established in the mid-1960s, in the rural, all-African American town of Mound Bayou, Bolivar County, Miss., and served Bolivar, Coahoma, Sunflower, and Washington counties, where poverty was widespread. The Center, which was federally funded through Tufts University and later through the State University of New York at Stony Brook, was one of the first community health centers in the United States. The comprehensive community health center model aimed at building upon traditional health services by addressing the underlying causes of illness, including economic, environmental, and social factors. Originally, Jack Geiger, a white medical doctor, served as project director and John Hatch, a white medical doctor, as director of community health action. The collection contains business files documenting the establishment and operations of the Delta Health Center, including the efforts of John Hatch, Jack Geiger, and others to obtain and maintain federal funding for the Center from the Office of Economic Opportunity; the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; and the Department of Health and Human Services. Major topics include health care for minorities and impoverished communities, social medicine, nutrition, environmental health, and medical education and training. Materials document the economic, social, and health conditions of the residents of the Mississippi Delta, especially the African American community in northern Bolivar County; John Hatch and L. C. Dorsey's efforts with the North Bolivar County Cooperative Farm and Cannery; the role of the North Bolivar County Health and Civic Improvement Council; and the Delta Health Center's relationship with other health facilities, medical schools, and outreach programs, including the Mound Bayou Community Hospital (with which it merged in 1972), Meharry Medical College, the Delta Ministry, and the Columbia Point Health Center (now the Geiger-Gibson Community Health Center), and others. Included are administrative records, correspondence, financial materials, grant proposals, legal materials, personnel files, reports, studies, education and training materials, publicity materials, photographs, printed matter, and other items. Of note are newspaper articles, protest photographs, and other items related to Mississippi Governor Bill Waller's vetos of the Delta Community Health Center and Hospital's federal funding, and photographs of the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights marches in March 1965. Audio recordings include speeches of and interviews with persons connected with the Delta Health Center, among them director Andrew James. Also included is a recording of Stokeley Carmichael speaking at North Carolina Central University in March 1970; a recording of a 1968 speech by Martin Luther King Jr. at the Delta Ministry's Mount Beulah Conference Center in Edwards, Miss; and a website with an organizational history and information about services, locations, and providers.
Creator Delta Health Center.
Curatorial Unit University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.
Language English.
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Restrictions to Access
Open except for Box 120.
Some files in Series 1.3 Delta Health Center, 1962-1978 (Box 120) are closed to researchers until 70 years after the last date of materials in each grouping (see series descriptions). Prior to those dates, researchers may gain access to redacted versions of these closed files. The redaction process will remove personally identifying information, and the costs associated with redaction will be paid by the requesting researcher. Please be advised that the redaction process can be lengthy, and depending on the volume and complexity of the documents, redaction may take a few weeks or even a few months to complete. Should you require access to these documents, please contact Research and Instructional Services staff as early in your research process as possible.
Use of audio materials may require production of listening copies.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Delta Health Center Records #4613, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Provenance
Received from Delta Health Center via John Hatch of the School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in June 1992 and subsequent additions (including Acc. 95041, 95149, 101980). The addition of 1995 (audio recording of Martin Luther King Jr. speech) was received from Milburn Crowe of Mound Bayou, Miss. (Acc. 95148). The addition of 2004 was received from Jack Geiger of the City College of New York (Acc. 99730).
Sensitive Materials Statement
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Processed by: Roslyn Holdzkom and Rachel Canada, June 1992; Anne Wells, January 2019; Meaghan Alston, March 2021; and other additions

Encoded by: Rachel Canada, April 2004

Updated by: Dawne Howard Lucas, February 2021; Nancy Kaiser, March 2021

Revisions: collection reprocessed and finding aid updated in February 2009 by Jessica Sedgwick

Since August 2017, we have added ethnic and racial identities for individuals and families represented in collections. To determine identity, we rely on self-identification; other information supplied to the repository by collection creators or sources; public records, press accounts, and secondary sources; and contextual information in the collection materials. Omissions of ethnic and racial identities in finding aids created or updated after August 2017 are an indication of insufficient information to make an educated guess or an individual's preference for identity information to be excluded from description. When we have misidentified, please let us know at wilsonlibrary@unc.edu.

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The Delta Health Center (previously called the Tufts-Delta Health Center, the Delta Community Health Center, and the Mound Bayou Community Hospital and Delta Health Center) was started in the rural, all-African American town of Mound Bayou, Bolivar County, Miss., and served Bolivar, Coahoma, Sunflower, and Washington counties, where poverty is widespread. The center, which was federally funded through Tufts University and later through the State University of New York at Stony Brook, was one of the first community health centers in the United States. The comprehensive community or neighborhood health center model aimed at building upon traditional health services by addressing the underlying causes of illness, including economic, environmental, and social factors. The Delta Health Center was largely supported by grants from federal programs, particularly those administered through the Office of Economic Opportunity, the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, and the Department of Health and Human Services.

Funding for the center was initially secured in 1965 from the Office of Economic Opportunity by two Tufts University physicians, Jack Geiger and Count Gibson. As a founding member of the Medical Committee for Human Rights, Geiger had served as field coordinator and medical director for several civil rights efforts in the south, with which Gibson was also involved, including Mississippi Freedom Summer in 1964 and the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights marches in 1965. While providing medical care for civil rights workers, Geiger was also exposed to the extreme poverty and ill health that plagued local residents in the rural South. Geiger was reminded of his prior experience at community health centers in rural Natal, South Africa, where he studied social medicine with Sidney and Emily Kark as a medical student in the late 1950s. He realized that bringing the community health model to the United States could better serve extremely impoverished communities, like those in Mississippi and elsewhere. Soon after, Geiger, working with Tufts University, approached Sandy Kravitz and Sargent Shriver of the newly formed Office of Economic Opportunity with his proposal to start such a center, and was able to secure enough funding to go ahead with the project. The original grant also provided for a similar community health center in the Columbia Point housing project in Boston, Mass. (now called the Geiger-Gibson Community Health Center). The two centers, which were the first community health centers in the United States, were a part of the Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program, aimed at intervening in the cycle of extreme poverty, ill health, unemployment, and illiteracy through comprehensive health services. Jack Geiger, a white medical doctor at Tufts University, served as the project director, and John Hatch, also a white medical doctor at Tufts, served as the director of community health action. Clinical work at the Delta Health Center began in November 1967. Initially, patients were served in a converted church parsonage. In 1968, the center moved into a new facility, a renovation of an unfinished structure that was originally built to serve as the new location for J. P. Campbell College of Jackson, Miss.

In addition to providing standard health services, the Delta Health Center provided a number of other services aimed at remedying the poor social, economic, and environmental conditions that were the cause of many health problems in their service area. Delta Health Center staff dug water wells and installed pumps, built privies, dug drainage ditches, and repaired and provided screens for homes. The North Bolivar County Farm Cooperative was also established, headed by John Hatch and L. C. Dorsey, in order to provide food and economic stability for the local community. The cooperative later included a cannery, aimed at selling canned green beans, black-eyed peas, and other southern staples or "soul food" to southern African Americans who had migrated to northern cities. The Afro-American Bookstore was also started under the cooperative. Educational activities at the Delta Health Center included training local residents as community health assistants, conducting descriptive and analytic research, hosting summer internship programs for visiting medical students, and hosting the Systematic Training and Redevelopment (STAR) Program. There were also transportation, nutrition, and supplemental food programs.

The North Bolivar County Health and Civic Improvement Council served as the governing body for the Delta Heath Center. Comprised of ten local health associations, the Health Council was established in 1968 to ensure that local residents were directly involved the health center and in efforts to raise health standards; to improve employment standards, housing conditions, economic standards; and to engage in other community development activities.

The Office of Economic Opportunity demanded a merger in 1971 between the Delta Health Center and the Mound Bayou Community Hospital, which had been formed in the late 1960s from the failing Taborian and Sara Brown Memorial Hospitals. Despite resistance by Delta Health Center directors, the two entities merged in 1972 to form the Delta Community Hospital and Health Center, Inc. A separate board of directors was formed as a part of the merger, which replaced the North Bolivar County Health and Civic Improvement Council as the governing body.

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Business files of the Delta Health Center, a rural community health center in Mound Bayou, Bolivar County, Miss. Materials document the establishment and operations of the Delta Health Center as the first rural community health center in the United States, including the efforts of Jack Geiger, John Hatch, Count Gibson, and others to obtain and maintain federal funding for the center from the Office of Economic Opportunity; the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; and the Department of Health and Human Services. Major topics include health care for minorities and impoverished communities, social medicine, nutrition, environmental health, and medical education and training. The materials document the economic, social, and health conditions of the residents of the Mississippi Delta, especially regarding the African American community in northern Bolivar County; programs and services offered by the center focused on nutrition, economic development, housing, environmental health, transportation, and education; John Hatch and L. C. Dorsey's efforts with the North Bolivar County Cooperative Farm and Cannery; the role of the North Bolivar County Health and Civic Improvement Council; and the Delta Health Center's relationship with other health facilities, medical schools, and outreach programs, including the Mound Bayou Community Hospital (with which it merged in 1972), Meharry Medical College, the Delta Ministry, the Head Start Program, Tufts University, the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and the Columbia Point Health Center (now the Geiger-Gibson Community Health Center), which was established under the same grant, among others. Included are administrative records, agreements, financial materials, grant proposals, legal materials, personnel files, reports, correspondence, studies, reference materials on health in Mississippi, education and training materials, publicity materials, photographs, printed matter, and other items. Delta Ministry files document racial violence in Mississippi, voter registration efforts, strikes, and the "Freedom City" movement, among other topics.

Of note are materials regarding the treatment of African Americans in health care facilities and the socioeconomic stratification between races in Mississippi; early letters of support for the Delta Health Center from Bolivar County residents; newspaper articles, protest photographs, and other items related to Mississippi Governor William Waller's veto of the Delta Community Health Center and Hospital's federal funding in 1972 and 1973; and photographs of the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights marches in March, 1965.

Audio recordings include speeches and discussions of various persons, 1970-1971 and undated, among them a recording of Stokeley Carmichael speaking at North Carolina Central University in March 1970. There are also recorded interviews with various persons connected with the Delta Health Center, including director Andrew James, and a recording of a speech by Martin Luther King Jr. given at the Delta Ministry's Mount Beulah Conference Center in Edwards, Miss., 16 February 1968.

There is also a a website with an organizational history and information about services, locations, and providers.

Materials have been arranged in three series: Series 1. Office files received from Jack Geiger, 1956-1980; Series 2. Office files received from John Hatch, 1968-1990; Series 3. Audio recordings; and Series 4. Delta Health Center website.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Office files received from Jack Geiger, 1956-1980.

About 24,400 items.

Arrangement: for the most part, original arrangement and file names have been maintained as received from Jack Geiger.

Business files of the Delta Health Center a community health center located in Mound Bayou, Miss. Materials document the establishment of the Delta Health Center as the first rural community health center in the United States, especially regarding the efforts of John Hatch, Jack Geiger, and others to obtain and maintain federal funding for the center from the Office of Economic Opportunity; the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; and the Department of Health and Human Services. The materials also document the economic, social, and health conditions of the Mississippi Delta, especially regarding the African American community in northern Bolivar County; the various social, environmental, and economic programs offered by the center, especially the North Bolivar County Cooperative Farm and Cannery and the North Bolivar County Health and Civic Improvement Council; and the Delta Health Center's relationship with other health facilities and medical schools, including the Mound Bayou Community Hospital (with which it merged in 1972), Meharry Medical College, the Sara Brown Memorial Hospital, and the Taborian Hospital. Includes administrative records, budget materials, grant proposals, personnel files, reports, correspondence, studies, education and training materials, publicity materials, photographs, printed matter, and other items.

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About 2,400 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical. Note that, for the most part, the original arrangement and file titles have been maintained.

Files relate to the establishment of the Delta Health Center and early years of operation. Of note are background and reference materials on the state of health care in the rural south, Mississippi in particular; census data on white and African American communities in this region; and materials regarding an economic boycott against white merchants in Rosedale, Miss., held by the local African American community in protest of their poor living conditions in 1970. Also included are papers that document the Delta Health Center's relationship with neighboring health facilities, including the Mound Bayou Community Hospital, the Taborian Hospital, and the Sara Brown Memorial Hospital.

Box 1

Agreements, 1967-1969

Includes charter of incorporation, bylaws, and other agreements related to the Mound Bayou Community Hospital.

Background: Delta white community, 1966-1970

Includes a few letters to Delta Health Center director Andrew James and Deputy Director David Weeks, among others, regarding the economic boycott against white merchants in Rosedale, Miss., held by the local African American community in protest of their poor living conditions in 1970. Also inlcuded are a 1970 conference program on "Better Health Care of Poor People in Mississippi"; a report of an interview with Dr. Dorothy Ferebee, who was involved in health efforts in Bolivar County, Miss., from 1935 to 1941 with the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority; and other items.

Board of directors, 1967-1976

Includes meeting minutes and related material. There is also a 1977 summary of the health of Mississippians and health resources in the state.

Building construction, 1967-1971

Building and space improvements, 1969

Delta Health Center: construction documents, 1967-1968

Includes status reports and utilities information.

Delta Health Center: construction leases, 1967

Box 2

Delta Health Center: construction leases, 1968

Delta Health Center: development: J. P. Campbell College, 1966

Delta Health Center: rental agreements, 1967

Executive committee meetings, 1969

Maps: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Bolivar County, Miss.

Mississippi: articles, pamphlets, and other printed material, 1963-1971

Topics include socioeconomic conditions and education for African Americans, health conditions in Mississippi, nutrition, legal issues, Medicaid, and medical doctors in Mississippi, with a few items published by the Delta Health Center.

Mississippi background: Cleveland, Panola County, Pax Christie, and Sunflower County, 1965-1966

Mississippi: Bolivar County, Miss., census data, circa 1960s

Box 3

Mississippi: Bolivar County field notes, 1967

Contains "Heath Education Implications in the Proposed Mound Bayou Mississippi Health Center" and letters regarding a progress report meeting about the Mound Bayou Health Center with the local community.

Mississippi: child development group, 1966-1967

Mississippi: mental health, 1966-1967

Mississippi reference: Board of Health statistics, 1960-1968

Mississippi reference: Bolivar County, Miss., census highlights, 1968

Mississippi reference: economic study: Mound Bayou Industry Feasibility, 1965

Mississippi reference: education study: Mississippi, 1967

Box 4

Mississippi reference: "Census of Negro Population in Bolivar County, Miss.," 1968

Mississippi reference: "Health in Rural Mississippi," 1964

From the Tufts Colloquium on Social Science and Medicine

Mississippi reference: migration studies, 1963-1967

Mississippi: Systematic Training and Redevelopment (STAR) Program, 1965-1967

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: board of directors election records, 1973

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: construction documents: 1967-1969

Includes correspondence, floor plans, appraisals of the Taborian Hospital and the Sara Brown Memorial Hospital, and other documents.

Box 5

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: correspondence, 1967-1969

Discusses the merger of the Taborian and Sara Brown Hospitals, the establishment of the Delta Health Center, the formation of the board of directors, the revision of the bylaws, the use of Office of Economic Opportunity funds, policies, staffing, salaries, and other topics.

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: publicity and background, 1966-1969

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: reimbursements and budget revision, 1968-1969

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: reports, 1967-1968

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: reports, 1968-1969

Mound Bayou Investment Corporation, 1967-1974

Box 6

Site selection, 1965-1966

Tufts University Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: project plan, 1965-1966

Town of Rosedale: boycott, 1970

Includes material regarding an economic boycott against white merchants in Rosedale, Miss., held by the local African American community in protest of their poor living conditions.

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About 2,400 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical. Note that, for the most part, the original arrangement and file titles have been maintained.

Files include correspondence, reports, plans, proposals, meeting minutes, and other materials representing topics such as funding, especially the 1972 merger of Delta Health Center and Mound Bayou Community Hospital; operational issues; and student training. Materials document the relationship between the Delta Health Center and Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn.; Mound Bayou Community Hospital; the Office of Economic Opportunity; and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Frequent correspondents include Jack Geiger, John Hatch, Andrew James, Herman Johnson, attorney A. Spencer Gilbert, Leon Cooper of the Office of Economic Opportunity, and William B. Crockett of the North Bolivar County Health and Civic Improvement Council. Also of note are materials regarding the treatment of African Americans in health care facilities and the socioeconomic stratification between races in Mississippi, found in the "Office of Economic Opportunity documents," " Mississippi data," and "North Bolivar County Civic and Health Improvement Council" files.

Box 6

Alpha Kappa Alpha, 1979-1980

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Box 7

Correspondence and related materials, 1971-1974

Correspondence chiefly discusses the 1972 merger of Delta Health Center and Mound Bayou Community Hospital, proposed by the Office of Economic Opportunity; the transfer of the Office of Economic Opportunity grant from Tufts University to the State University of New York at Stony Brook; and fund-seeking. Other topics include the Supplemental Food Program, the North Bolivar County Health and Civic Improvement Council, revisions of the bylaws, the Delta Health Center's financial crisis, fire protection, budget processing, and various problems and conflicts faced by the Delta Health Center, including William Waller's 1972 veto of the center's federal funding. Frequent correspondents include Jack Geiger, John Hatch, Andrew James, attorney A. Spencer Gilbert, Leon Cooper of the Office of Economic Opportunity, and William B. Crockett of the North Bolivar County Health and Civic Improvement Council. There are also scattered meeting minutes. Of note is a copy of a letter from an anonymous African American nurse to A. E. Albritton advocating for the Delta Health Center, 31 July 1972; and a 29 December 1975 letter from Mound Bayou resident Truman White to Jack Geiger, describing corruption in the health center since its merger with the hospital, and asking for Geiger's sympathy and help.

Box 7

Johnson, Herman, 1974-1975

Correspondence with and materials related to Johnson, vice-mayor and alderman of Mound Bayou, Miss.

Master plan, 1967-1973

Includes correspondence, handwritten notes, and other materials regarding community improvement programs in Mound Bayou, Miss.; a request from Meharry Medical College for assistance from Delta Health Center staff in training visiting health workers from Africa; copies of hand-drawn organizational and budget charts for the North Bolivar County Health and Civic Improvement Council; and Delta Health Center reports.

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Box 8

Meharry Medical College: correspondence and related materials, 1966-1969

Correspondence, plans, proposals, meeting minutes, and other materials document the Meharry Medical College's supportive role in helping to develop the Delta Health Center as part of an Office of Economic Opportunity grant that also provided for the development of a Neighborhood Health Center in Nashville, Tenn. Frequent correspondents include Jack Geiger, Meharry Medical College Chairman Dr. Matthew Walker, and Dr. Leslie A. Falk.

Box 8

Meharry Medical College: correspondence and related materials, 1970-1972

Includes materials regarding a proposal for the establishment of a Maternal and Child Care Center at Meharry Medical College.

Meharry Medical College: Office of Economic Opportunity documents

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: other papers, 1966-1979

Includes background information on Meharry Medical College, a brochure, a lecture schedule, correspondence regarding the relationship between Tufts University and Meharry Medical College, and other items.

Meharry Medical College: proposals and reports, 1966-1967

Meharry Medical College: publicity

Box 9

Mississippi data, 1959-1973

Includes demographic and health statistics, chiefly for Bolivar County, Miss.; a 1973 study of the development, governmental organization, and finances of the city of Mound Bayou, Miss.; and data comparing death rates of African Americans and whites in Mississippi.

Mississippi Delta Health Plan Report, 1972

Mound Bayou: Community Health Program documents, 1965-1970

Includes documents regarding the establishment and management of community health and medical education programs at various schools.

Mound Bayou Community Hospital and Delta Health Center: bylaws and grievance procedures, 1969, 1972

Box 10

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: meeting minutes and related materials, 1967-1969

Includes copies of the bylaws of the Mound Bayou Community Hospital and minutes from the board of directors, executive committee, and other meetings.

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: budget and Office of Economic Opportunity proposal, 1969-1970

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: brochures

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: Community Action Program statements, 1972

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: eligibility requirements and Utilization Committee

Refers to Delta Health Center patient eligibility for referral to Mound Bayou Community Hospital, and prevention of unnecessary admission of patients in Mound Bayou Community Hospital.

Mound Bayou Development Corporation, 1969

Box 11

North Bolivar County Civic and Health Improvement Council

Includes organizational charts and meeting minutes covering topics such as the transfer of the Delta Health Center's Office of Economic Opportunity grant from Tufts University to the State University of New York at Stony Brook, the merger of Delta Health Center and Mound Bayou Community Hospital, the selection of a new project director, the budget, revisions of the bylaws and the personnel policy, and a brief report on the socioeconomic stratification between races in Shaw, Miss.

Notes, 1967, 1972

Office of Economic Opportunity documents, 1968-1969

Includes documentation, observations, correspondence, and related material criticizing the level of medical care provided at the Mound Bayou Community Hospital, particularly as experienced by African American patients. Documentation was prepared by the Delta Health Center and sent to the Office of Economic Opportunity.

Oram International Corporation, 1976-1977

Chiefly includes correspondence pertaining to the efforts of the National Committee to Save Mound Bayou Community Hospital.

Box 12

Sara Brown Hospital and Taborian Hospital proposals and contracts, 1966

State University of New York at Stony Brook: administration of grant, 1971-1972

State University of New York at Stony Brook: environmental issues, 1970-1971

State University of New York at Stony Brook: legal documents, 1968, 1971

Includes grant transfer documents and the Delta Health Center's delegate agency contract.

State University of New York at Stony Brook: medical curriculum 1974-1977

State University of New York at Stony Brook: printed material, 1970s

Town planning, 1966-1971

University of Wisconsin medical student reports, 1972

Reports discuss student's experiences with and responses to medical training, health care delivery systems, the rural South, and related topics.

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About 3,600 items.

Restriction: Some files in this series are closed to researchers until 70 years after the last date of materials in each grouping (see descriptions below). Prior to those dates, researchers may gain access to redacted versions of these closed files. The redaction process will remove personally identifying information, and the costs associated with redaction will be paid by the requesting researcher. Please be advised that the redaction process can be lengthy, and depending on the volume and complexity of the documents, redaction may take a few weeks or even a few months to complete. Should you require access to these documents, please contact Research and Instructional Services staff as early in your research process as possible.

Arrangement: alphabetical. Note that, for the most part, the original arrangement and file titles have been maintained.

Administrative files of the Delta Health Center include reports, budget materials, policies, correspondence, operational data, personnel files, and materials related to land and funding. Education and training materials relate primarily to summer fellowship and exchange programs at the Delta Health Center for medical students and medical courses and lectures at Mary Holmes College. There are also files on supplemental programs offered by the Delta Health Center in areas such as clinical services, nutrition, economic development, housing, environmental health, transportation, and others.

Box 12

Activities reports, 1973

Compiled by research, planning, and evaluation departments. Topics include community development, environmental health, nutrition, youth affairs, and others.

Box 13

Administration, 1969-1971

Includes a management reports, Meharry Medical College letterheads, and files on supplies, financial management, insurance, the pharmacy, telephone use, and third-party payment procedures.

Budget materials, 1962-1972

Budget materials: operating budget, 1972

Box 14

Budget materials, 1976-1978

Clinic data, 1969-1972

Contains information about the Delta Health Center's clinic hours, policies, services, and patient traffic.

Correspondence: Cohen, Roger

Correspondence: O'Rourke, W. E.

Correspondence: Stevens, Francis

Correspondence: Toomey, Edward Graham

Correspondence: pending matters, 1966-1968

Contains correspondence that appears to deal with various matters at Delta Health Center for which advice or some other response was needed.

Correspondence: other

Includes letters of support, correspondence regarding contributions and visits to the Delta Health Center, and letters from Dr. Robert Smith of Jackson, Miss.

Education and training: in-house training

Includes materials regarding in-house training at the Delta Health Center, a work-study traineeship program for African American students of rural Mississippi high schools, and other items.

Box 15

Education and training: lectures and exams: sanitarian interns, 1970-1971

Education and training: Mary Homes College: correspondence, 1972

Education and training: Mary Homes College: course outlines, 1969-1970

Education and training: medical student program

Includes financial materials, correspondence, reports, evaluations, and other items regarding summer fellowship programs and a medical student exchange program with the University of Wisconsin.

Box 120

Education and training: medical student program: family case studies, 1968 (3 folders)

RESTRICTED: This file is closed to researchers until 2038. Prior to 2038, researchers may gain access to redacted versions of these closed files. The redaction process will remove personally identifying information, and the costs associated with redaction will be paid by the requesting researcher. Please be advised that the redaction process can be lengthy, and depending on the volume and complexity of the documents, redaction may take a few weeks or even a few months to complete. Should you require access to these documents, please contact Research and Instructional Services staff as early in your research process as possible.

Box 15

Education and training: "New Careers"

Contains the "New Careers" bulletin and other brochures and pamphlets related to careers in health services.

Box 16

Education and training: outside programs

Subfiles: Delta students, Andover Summer Sessions for Delta students, the Ford Foundation, government training, health education literature, the Harvard Medical School Summer Program, higher education for Delta students, Mary Holmes College, the Systematic Training and Redevelopment (STAR) Program, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Education and training: outside student recruitment

Includes correspondence and related material regarding nursing students and African American medical student recruitment.

Education and training: panel discussion: Cleveland Student Health Project

Education and training: parasitological survey: Deeson, Miss.

Box 17

Education and training: presentations, 1969-1971

Education and training: summer work and enrichment program, 1971

Education and training: training, 1969-1971

First quarterly report, 1974 (complete tables)

Grievance procedures and staff

Land and funding, 1975-1977

Contains material regarding land agreements with Tufts University, excerpts of sections of public law regarding community health centers, Medicaid reports, drafts of letters seeking funding from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, and a proposal for a grant from the Health for Underserved Rural Areas program, among other items.

Box 18

Legal: correspondence and related materials, 1967-1971

Includes correspondence with attorneys A. Spencer Gilbert, Barry Powell, and the Nutter, McClennen, & Fish law firm. Legal matters addressed include the incorporation of Delta Health Center, insurance matters, real estate arrangements, various agreements, the formation of the Tufts-Delta Trust, and conditions of the Office of Economic Opportunity grant.

Memoranda and reports, 1968

Personnel: employment advertisements, applications, and job descriptions, 1968-1971

Personnel: miscellaneous

Contains correspondence, primarily from Jack Geiger, regarding leave approvals and other materials regarding the election of Richard Coleman, an African American Shelby, Miss., resident and Delta Health Center sanitarian to the Bolivar County Board of Education.

Box 19

Personnel: policies and fringe benefits

Includes information on policies for retirement, hiring, overtime, and other personnel issues.

Personnel: recommendations and staff and faculty appointments

Personnel: salaries

Includes increase guidelines, change forms, and other materials.

Personnel: salary charts

Personnel: staff recruitment, 1966-1972

Programs: Clinical Services Division, 1968-1973

Contains files on the Delta Health Center nursing and obstetrics and gynecology departments, family health care groups, the pharmacy committee, the reference library, and seminar speakers. Also contains memoranda and correspondence, minutes of physician meetings, and a 1970 Clinical Services Division progress report.

Programs: Economic Development

Box 20

Programs: Environmental Health, 1969-1971

Includes correspondence, reports, and other administrative files on the Sanitation and Sanitarian Internship programs and other topics in environmental health.

Box 120

Programs: Family Services to Youthful Offenders, 1970-1971 (1 folder)

RESTRICTED: This file is closed to researchers until 2041. Prior to 2041, researchers may gain access to redacted versions of these closed files. The redaction process will remove personally identifying information, and the costs associated with redaction will be paid by the requesting researcher. Please be advised that the redaction process can be lengthy, and depending on the volume and complexity of the documents, redaction may take a few weeks or even a few months to complete. Should you require access to these documents, please contact Research and Instructional Services staff as early in your research process as possible.

Box 20

Programs: Housing Department

Programs: newsletters, 1969-1971

Includes issues of the "Delta Health Center Digest," 1969-1970; the "Delta Health Center Newsletter," 1971; and an issue of the "Delta-Gram," circa early 1970s.

Issue of the Tufts-Delta Health Center Digest, November 1969

Issue of the Tufts-Delta Health Center Digest

Programs: Nutrition Department

Programs: Research and Evaluation

Programs: Supplemental Food Program

Programs: Transportation Department

Box 120

Programs: Transportation of inmates for medical services, 1974-1976 (4 folders)

RESTRICTED: This file is closed to researchers until 2046. Prior to 2046, researchers may gain access to redacted versions of these closed files. The redaction process will remove personally identifying information, and the costs associated with redaction will be paid by the requesting researcher. Please be advised that the redaction process can be lengthy, and depending on the volume and complexity of the documents, redaction may take a few weeks or even a few months to complete. Should you require access to these documents, please contact Research and Instructional Services staff as early in your research process as possible.

Box 21

State University of New York at Stony Brook: state budget and transfer travel, 1971

State University of New York at Stony Brook, Departments: programmatic

Weeks, David E.: memoranda, 1969

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.4. Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program, 1964-1973.

About 6,800 items.

Arrangement: chronological. Note that, for the most part, the original arrangement and file titles have been maintained.

Files of the Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program, through which the Delta Health Center and Columbia Point Health Center received funding from the Office of Economic Opportunity, include drafts of grant proposals, budgets, site visit reports, quarterly reports and other reports of the Delta Health Center, letters of support, a 1968 "Census of Negro Population in Bolivar County, Mississippi," and other related materials.

Box 21

Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: Tufts-Delta correspondence, 1964-1971

Original grant, 1965-1966

Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: proposal, 1965-1966

Box 22

Delta Health Center: letters of support, 1965-1966

Includes letters of support for the Delta Health Center from community members in Mound Bayou, Miss., written to John Hatch.

Letter from Mary Carter to John Hatch, 15 February 1966

letter of support

1965-1968: Tufts board of visitors

1965-1968: Office of Economic Opportunity Community Action Program: forms

1966: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program proposal: Columbia Point implementation funds

1966: Tufts overhead

1966: Delta Health Center site choice

1966: Delta Health Center site selection

1966: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: grant renewal

1966: Tufts Health Action report

1966?: Delta Community Health Action: progress notes

1966: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: progress reports

1966: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: proposal appendices: B-E, G, H, J

1966: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: site choice

Box 23

1966-1967: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: blue book

1966-1967: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: proposal

1966-1967: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: proposal, second draft

1966-1967: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: revised budget

1966-1967: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: application for grant renewal

Box 24

1966-1967: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: budget

1966-1967: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: cumulative and quarterly reports

1966-1967: Project history

Includes, among other items, a transcript of a 1966 interview with Jack Geiger in which Geiger describes the history of the Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program and the process of establishing and opening the Delta Health Center

1966-1969: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: proposals

1967: Delta Health Center application for grant renewal

1967: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: application for grant renewal, revised

1967: Budget

Box 25

1967: Office of Economic Opportunity budget recap

1967: Delta Health Center: land leases

1967: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: renewal grant proposal

1967: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: progress reports

1967-1968: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: budget

1967-1968: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: renewal grant proposal

Box 26

1967-1970: Staff housing

1968: "Census of Negro Population in Bolivar County, Miss."

1968-1969: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: audit

1968-1969: Community Action Program statement

1968-1969: Delta Health Center Foundation support, 1968-1969

1968-1969: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: grant proposal

1968-1969: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: revised renewal grant proposal

Box 27

1968-1969: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: renewal grant proposal

1968-1969: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: revised renewal grant proposal

1968-1973: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: other proposals

Box 28

1969: Delta Health Center: dedication

1969-1970: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: original budget application

1969-1970: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: Delta budget

1969-1970: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: budget

1969-1970: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: Delta and Program, Office of Economic Opportunity budget

1969-1970: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: Delta and Program budget: unrevised

Box 28-29

Box 28

Box 29

1969-1970: Tufts-Columbia Point Health Center Office of Economic Opportunity budget: uncorrected

Box 29

1969-1970: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program budget: revised rough copy

1969-1970: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: Delta and Program: Office of Economic Opportunity budget: revised April 1969

1969-1970: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: Delta and Program budget: revised April 1969

1969-1970: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: Delta and Program: Office of Economic Opportunity budget: revised April 1969, valid

1969-1970: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: Delta and Program: Office of Economic Opportunity budget: grant conditions

1969-1970: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: grant application

Box 30

1969-1970: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: grant application appendices

1969-1970: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: progress reports and Office of Economic Opportunity site visit

1969-1970: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: proposal

1969-1971: Delta Health Center Program: monthly management information reports

1969-1971: Delta Health Center: quarterly reports

Box 31

1970: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: Office of Economic Opportunity site visits

1970: Office of Economic Opportunity: site visit

1970: North Bolivar County Health and Civic Improvement Council: proposal and reports

1970-1971: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: audit report response

1970-1971: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: budget

1970-1971: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: grant application: includes health council budget

Box 31-32

Box 31

Box 32

1970-1971: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: grant application

Box 32

1970-1971: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: grant proposal

1970-1971: Delta Health Center Community Action Program: grant conditions

1970-1971: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: grant special conditions

1970-1971: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: grant, includes health council budget

1970-1971: Delta Health Center and North Bolivar County Health and Civic Improvement Council: proposal

Box 33

1970-1971: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program proposal

1970-1971: Monthly reports

1970-1971: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: progress reports

1970-1971: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: progress report and grant proposal

1970-1971: Office of Economic Opportunity: Tufts monthly financial reports on grants

1971: Correspondence

1971: Delta Health Center Report: third quarter

1971: Delta Health Center: progress report, supplementary text

Box 34

1971: Columbia Point: progress report

1970-1971: Community Action Program forms

1971-1972: Daycare proposal draft

1971-1972: Delta Health Center: original proposal and budget

Box 35

1971-1972: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: grant proposal

1971-1972: Delta Health Center: grant I

Box 36

1971-1972: Delta Health Center: proposal and budget

1971-1972: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: grant proposal and progress report

1971-1972: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: Delta proposal appendices

Box 37

1971-1972: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: proposal, list of services

1971-1972: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: Delta proposal index

1971-1972: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: supplement

1971-1972: Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program: progress reports and list of services

1971-1972: Delta Health Center supplemental statement, 1971-1972

1971-1972: Monthly reports

1971-1972: Delta Health Center: progress reports

Box 38

1972: Delta Health Center North Bolivar County Health and Civic Improvement Council: operating budget, Vol. II

1972: North Bolivar County Health and Civic Improvement Council: operating budget

1973: "Further Analyses of Baseline Surveys for Neighborhood Health Centers,"

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.5. North Bolivar County Farm Cooperative and Cannery and North Bolivar County Health and Civic Improvement Council, 1968-1972.

About 1,600 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical. Note that, for the most part, the original arrangement and file titles have been maintained.

Files document the founding and operations of, and community served by, the North Bolivar County Farm Cooperative and Cannery and the North Bolivar County Health and Civic Improvement Council. Included are proposals, reports by John Hatch and L. C. Dorsey, correspondence, agreements, financial statements, bylaws, pamphlets, photographs, publicity materials, articles, flyers, newsletters, organizational charts, studies, legal materials, and other items. There is also a book list and flyer for the cooperative's Afro-American Bookstore.

Box 40

Cannery: feasibility study, 1967

Cannery: proposal, 1969-1970

Box 41

Cannery reports: Food-processing in the Mississippi Delta, 1970

A study and progress report with recommendations for further action for the North Bolivar County Farm Cooperative

Box 39

Farm Cooperative operations: Office of Economic Opportunity birth announcement, 1968

Farm Cooperative operations: correspondence, 1969-1971

Farm Cooperative operations: financial and legal materials

Includes financial statements, agreements, and audit materials.

Farm Cooperative operations: organization

Includes articles of association, bylaws, curriculum vitae, organization charts, and personnel policies.

Farm Cooperative operations: program

Includes an organizing booklet, crop projections, meeting minutes, and a book list and flyer for the Co-op Afro-American Bookstore.

Box 40

Farm Cooperative proposals and reports: grant materials, 1970-1971

Farm Cooperative proposals and reports, 1969

Includes progress reports prepared by John Hatch and L. C. Dorsey

Farm Cooperative proposals and reports, 1969-1970

Farm Cooperative proposals and reports: project plan and supporting data

Farm Cooperative proposals and reports: quarterly report, 1973

Farm Cooperative proposals and reports: other

Includes background information on and a pamphlet about the cooperative, "People in the Co-op," by L. C. Dorsey and James O. Taylor, and material regarding problem of hunger in the Mississippi Delta.

Box 41

Health Council: proposals and progress reports, 1969-1972

Health Council: proposals and progress reports, extras

Box 42

Health Council: program

Includes biographical sketches of local residents working at the health center, budget materials, correspondence, newsletters, organizational charts, Health Association reports, and other program materials.

Health Council: legal materials

Includes copies of the Health Council's bylaws, charter, lease contracts, and other legal materials.

Health Council: daycare

Includes materials regarding the Head Start Program, proposals, progress reports, organizational charts and other items.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.6. Studies, articles, reports, and related materials, 1950s-1970s.

About 2,400 items.

Arrangement: by material type. Note that, for the most part, the original arrangement and file titles have been maintained.

Includes newsletters, census data, research notes, brochures, pamphlets, clippings, scholarly articles, drafts, reports, field research, teaching materials, and other items, authored by John Hatch, Andrew James, and others, on topics such as health care for minorities, community-based health services, social medicine in South Africa, nutrition, medical education and training, medical programs at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and related topics.

Box 42

Articles by John Hatch

Articles and printed material: Jimmy Carter

Articles and printed material: Mississippi publicity

Box 43

Articles and printed material: Peter Lazes

Articles and printed material: reading materials

Articles and reports

Includes articles, reports, and newsletters. There are a few Department of Labor Regional Reports, and reports and articles on health topics including the intellectual development of children, health care for minorities, and self-help.

Box 44

Articles on social change

Articles: research and evaluation

Bolivar County census data, statistical maps, and related materials

Census Use Study: Social and Health Indicators System

Clippings: training of health workers

Hypertension grant proposal

Institute of Current World Affairs

Medical care: quality evaluation cards

Occupational Health Guide

Box 45

Report files

Includes special reports from the Southern Regional Council on "Hungry Children" and "Cooperatives, Credit Unions, and Poor People;" and other reports and articles on health care in Africa

Reprints A-K, Q-Z

Includes articles on health care as it relates to race and social status, community and comprehensive health programs, social medicine, medical care case studies from Yugoslavia and Nigeria, and other medical topics.

Research: blood pressure

Research: hypertension

Box 46

Research: stress

Research: miscellaneous

Includes a fiscal report from the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; a letter organizing a protest demonstration against Dr. Saul Krugman who was to receive the Preventive Medicine Award; an estimate of the cost of a national health insurance program, and other items.

Steven Jones: study in medical education reform

Studies: American Public Health Association task force, 1972

Studies: nutrition

Studies by Delta Health Center personnel

Includes material by Roger Cohen, John Hatch, Leonard Inge, Andrew James, and Florence Halpern.

Box 47

Studies: Delta Health Center publications

Includes a survey about mosquitoes in Mississippi, youth program proposals, and other publications by the Delta Health Center.

Studies: Delta Health Center studies and reports

Includes reports on the utilization of local doctors, community organizing, the educational condition of Deeson, Miss. youths, and orthopedics in impoverished areas.

Studies: other

Includes a manuscript about the Delta Health Center, the Cooperative Farm, and the Cannery; an population baseline survey of Atlanta, Ga.; responses to a Geomet study comparing responses to African American and white interviewers; a senate report on rural housing, and a study of family planning services in Louisiana.

State University of New York at Stony Brook: Department of Community Medicine

State University of New York at Stony Brook: Department of Medicine

State University of New York at Stony Brook: general administration

State University of New York at Stony Brook: minority admissions

State University of New York at Stony Brook: Sidel references

Contains a copies of a section from, "Inequality and Health: Problems and Solutions," which references an article by Victor Sidel.

Box 48

Teaching materials

Includes teaching schedules, outlines of course topics, a manuscript submitted to the "American Journal of Public Health," notes and other materials related to seminars on community medicine and health and society, and other items.

Teaching materials: printed matter

Includes several publications and newsletters on medical education and other medical topics.

Teaching materials: social medicine in South Africa, 1956

Includes field research, observations, and statistics on health, housing, lifestyle of communities primarily in Durban, South Africa. Materials appear to be associated with Jack Geiger's involvement with the Department of Preventative and Family Medicine at the University of Natal.

Teaching materials: Tufts University School of Medicine

Includes suggested reading and course outlines for a course in social medicine.

Tufts Urban Studies Planning Committee

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.7. Office of Economic Opportunity, 1965-1972.

About 2,400 items.

Arrangement: for the most part, the original arrangement and file titles have been maintained.

Includes materials related to the federal funding of the Delta Health Center and the Columbia Point Health Center through the Office of Economic Opportunity. Included are administrative and budget materials, correspondence, policies, directives, pamphlets, surveys, reports, and files on the Community Action Program, legal services, the poverty program, and other programs.

Box 49

Columbia Point census, 1965

Columbia Point: computer exhibits

Columbia Point: construction documents

Columbia Point: correspondence, 1965-1968

Columbia Point Health Association: correspondence and related materials, 1968-1969

Columbia Point Health Survey: "A Description of the Health Characteristics of the Residents of A Public Housing Population in the Urban North, August 1966"

Columbia Point Housing Project: "A Description of A Public Housing Population in the Urban North, April 1966"

Box 50

Columbia Point: Office of Economic Opportunity correspondence, 1968-1969

Columbia Point: plans for expansion

Columbia Point: publicity

Columbia Point: reports and related materials, 1965-1968

Columbia Point: training

Box 51

Correspondence: administration and third party forms

Correspondents include Ann Haendel, Stephen Joseph, Sidney Mauer, and Dot Mann.

Correspondence: administration: general

Correspondence: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1965-1966

Correspondence: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1968-1969

Correspondence: grant and budget justification, 1966-1972

Box 52

Evaluation

Includes files on an article reporting system; comprehensive health services; impact, cost, and family health studies; the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare transfer; the Community Action Program; and other evaluation materials for neighborhood

Box 52-53

Box 52

Box 53

Directives: policy directives

Box 53

Directives: guidelines and procedures

Directives: instructions

The "new" Office of Economic Opportunity, 1972-1973

Newsletters

Office of Economic Opportunity Act and reorganization

Programs: Comprehensive Health Services Division

Includes materials on the Health Centers, Legal Services, the Poverty Program, the Community Action Program, the Comprehensive Health Services Division, and other Mississippi projects.

Programs: Health Center Program and Poverty Program

Box 54

Publications: Community Action Program

Includes publications from the Community Action Program, the Health Services Program, and issues of the Office of Economic Opportunity digest

Publications: health services

Report material

Includes reports and related attachments and charts.

Support sources, 1966-1967

Includes clippings, news releases, pamphlets, Congressional Record proceedings, notes, Economic Opportunity reports, and other materials.

Other papers

Includes Office of Economic Opportunity pamphlets, reports, organizational charts, and other items.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.8. Photographs and publicity materials, 1956-1973.

About 1,600 items.

Arrangement: by material type. Note that, for the most part, the original arrangement and file titles have been maintained. Box number 56 is not used.

Includes clippings, articles, pamphlets, brochures, news releases, correspondence, and other publicity materials chiefly related to the Delta Health Center and the Columbia Point Health Center in Boston, Mass. Of note are newspaper articles and other items related to Mississippi Governor William Waller's veto of the Delta Community Health Center and Hospital's funding through the Office of Economic Opportunity in 1972. Photographs depict Delta Health Center and Columbia Point staff, facilities, and construction; Delta Health Center patients receiving treatment in their homes; meetings; housing in Mississippi; John Hatch and Melvin Gant at the North Bolivar County Cooperative Farm; and the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights marches that took place in March, 1965, including an image of Martin Luther King Jr. speaking at the Alabama State Capitol at the conclusion of the third march.

Box 55

Articles and clippings, 1968-1971

Clippings: health care, general

Clippings: Mississippi publicity

Clippings: other clippings and related material

Image Box IB-4613/1

Negatives and slides: Delta Health Center construction progress

Photographs and slides: Columbia Point

Photographs: Dan Bernstein, late 1960s

Includes photographs by Dan Bernstein of Andrew James, Jack Geiger, Delta Health Center construction, Jack Geiger and other medical professionals treating a dehydrated baby and other patients in the Delta Health Center, two men loading a stretcher into a station wagon, Health Council and other meetings, two men operating a water pump, John Hatch and Melvin Gant at the North Bolivar County Cooperative Farm, and "field nursing" photographs of nurses caring for local residents in their homes.

Photographs: J. P. Campbell College

Includes photographs of the construction of the Delta Health Center, and a photograph of an African boy suffering from Kwashiorkor.

Photographs: southern photographs

Includes a set of photographs from the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights marches that took place in Alabama in March, 1965. Images are of a police barricade, marchers lined up on the highway, several men carrying a woman who has fainted or been injured, amputee marcher Jim Leatherer standing by a bonfire, and Martin Luther King Jr. delivering a speech at the Alabama State Capitol at the conclusion of the final march. There are also photographs of housing, a cotton gin, and Delta Health Center construction in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, 1966.

Pictures and booklets: Columbia Point and Delta Health Center

Box 57

Publicity: Columbia Point Health Center

Includes clippings, journal articles, fact sheets, news releases, pamphlets, photographs, and other publicity materials. Photographs are of patients, medical staff, the health center facilities, the Columbia Point community and housing, a parade, church services, and meetings.

Box 57-58

Box 57

Box 58

Publicity: Delta Health Center

Includes clippings, journal articles, correspondence, and other publicity materials. Of note are a number articles and a few statements and notes about Mississippi Governor William Waller's veto of the Delta Community Health Center and Hospital's Office of Economic Opportunity grant, and subsequent protests, in 1972. Photographs of a veto protest that took place in Jackson, Mississippi can be found in Box 119 of this collection, in the folder titled "Photographs: veto protest, July 1972"

Box 58

Publicity: Tufts-New England Medical Center

Box 58-59

Box 58

Box 59

Printed materials: 1966-1972

Includes brochures, newsletters, and other items related to pregnancy and other health topics.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.9. Delta Ministries and other projects, 1964-1974.

About 800 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical. Note that, for the most part, the original arrangement and file titles have been maintained.

Includes budgets, reports, newsletters, pamphlets, correspondence, and other materials of the Delta Ministry, representing topics such as racial violnence in Mississippi, voter registration, strikes, and the "Freedom City" movement. Also included are subject files on other community health centers, cooperative clinics, and related projects from other areas in the South.

Box 59

Delta Ministry, 1964-1970

Includes budgets; correspondence; commission meeting minutes; newsletters; pamphlets, brochures, and reports. Topics include instances of racial violence in Mississippi; voter registration; the Delta Ministry's "Freedom City" movement; Freedomcrafts; the Head Start Program, a Greenville, Miss., strike in 1965; and "Tent City" or "Strike City," a camp of displaced or evicted plantation workers who eventually squatted in the abandoned Greenville Air Force Base, and who were promptly forced to vacate.

Alton Park Health Center, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Fayette, Miss., Health Center Grant proposal and related correspondence

Holmes County, Miss.

Jackson Urban League

Lee County, Ark., Cooperative Clinic

Memphis, Tenn., Health Center

Box 60

Mississippi Health Planning Board proposal

North Bolivar County, Miss., Health Council

Rosedale, Miss.

Sanitarian Intern Program

Shirley, Aaron, Mississippi health organizations

Symonds, Miss., water campaign

Urban planning experiment, Reston, Va.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Office files received from John Hatch, 1968-1990.

About 23,600 items.

Arrangement: includes two sets of office files grouped and maintained as received from John Hatch.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.1. Office files I, 1968-1990.

About 21,600 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical.

Includes correspondence, financial materials, grant proposals, Delta Health Center board of directors meeting minutes, contracts, land and lease agreements, legal materials, memoranda, insurance papers, personnel records, receipts, printed matter, reports, and other items. Subject file topics include medical and dental services; the Supplemental Food Program; the Sanitarian Intern Program; William Waller's 1973 veto of federal funding to the Delta Health Center; oral contraception; travel; Medicare; Medicaid; the Women, Infants, and Children program; the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; the Department of Health and Human Services; the Office of Economic Opportunity; the North Bolivar County Health and Civic Improvement Council, and other subjects. Frequent correspondents include Delta Health Center accountant Cornelius Beal, and executive or project directors Andrew James, Rogers B. Morris, Eric Taylor, Kermit Hunter, and Richard A. Polk; and Leon Cooper of the Office of Economic Opportunity. Files are grouped as recieved from John Hatch. Note that, for the most part, original file names have been maintained.

Box 61

"A" Miscellaneous

Addresses

After hours coverage, 1986

Ambulatory Health Care Center Survey Report Form

Ambulatory Standards Committee

Ambulatory Standards Committee: reports

Annual report

"B" Miscellaneous

Banks, Finley, Thomas, and White: CPA

Beaufort-Jasper Comprehensive Health Services, Inc.: personnel manual

Board election, Delta Community Hospital and Health Center, 1973

Box 62

Board of directors meeting minutes, 1973

Includes scattered correspondence and memoranda

Board of directors meeting minutes, 1975-1976

Includes scattered correspondence and memoranda

Board of directors meeting minutes: January 1977-August 1978

Includes scattered correspondence and memoranda

Board of directors meeting minutes: September 1978-August 1979

Includes scattered correspondence and memoranda

Board of directors meeting minutes: October 1979-December 1980

Includes scattered correspondence and memoranda

Board of directors meeting minutes: 1980-1981

Includes scattered correspondence and memoranda

Board of directors meeting minutes: January 1981-March 1982

Includes scattered correspondence and memoranda

Board of directors meeting minutes, 1981-1982

Includes scattered correspondence and memoranda

Box 63

Board of directors meeting minutes, 1982-1983

Includes scattered correspondence and memoranda

Board of directors meeting minutes, 1983

Includes scattered correspondence and memoranda

Board elections meeting minutes, 1986

Includes scattered correspondence and memoranda

Board of directors meeting minutes, May 1986-February 1987

Includes scattered correspondence and memoranda

Box 64

Brandon, Otha L., CPA

Brooks, Owen: memoranda

Budget, 1971

Budget, 1974

Box 65

Budget, 1976

Budget committee

Bureau of Community Health Services: quarterly reports

Bureau of Common Reporting Requirements: 1981-1982

"C" Miscellaneous

Box 66

Charge revision: Delta Health Center

Clifton, Linda F.: CPA

Columbia Point Health Center: instructions

Community Action Program

Community Services Administration

Contracts, 1970-1973

Contracts, 1972-1974

Box 66-67

Box 66

Box 67

Contracts, 1972-1975

Box 67

Contracts, 1973-1974

Contracts, 1974-1976

Contracts, 1976-1977

Box 68

Contracts, 1986

Contracts with city

Cooper, Leon: Office of Economic Opportunity Director of Health Affairs

Cooperative (North Bolivar County Cooperative Farm): correspondence, 1969

Box 68-69

Box 68

Box 69

Correspondence, 1970-1976

Correspondence discusses chiefly administrative, financial, and personnel matters. Frequent correspondents include Cornelius Beal, Delta Health Center Accountant; Richard A. Polk, Project Director; and Rogers B. Morris, Executive Director. Materials are, for the most part, organized chronologically and are sorted by incoming and outgoing correspondence.

Box 69-72

Box 69

Box 70

Box 71

Box 72

Correspondence, 1985-1987

Correspondence discusses chiefly administrative, financial, and personnel matters, with two files of correspondece with the Department of Health and Human services and one file regarding accounting clerk applications. Frequent correspondents include Eric Taylor, Acting Executive Director of the Delta Health Center 1985-1987; and Kermit M. Hunter, who followed Taylor as Executive Director in 1986. Materials are, for the most part, organized chronologically and are sorted by incoming and outgoing correspondence.

Box 73

Crowe, Milburn: "The Voice"

"D" Miscellaneous

Deed of trust

Delta Community Hospital and Health Center: Comprehensive Health Services

Dental services, 1976

Dental services, 1986

Box 74

Department reports

"E" Miscellaneous

Education and scholarship

EKG agreement

Ellis, Dr. Clyde, radiologist

Executive committee, 1977

"F" Miscellaneous

Farmers Home Administration, 1986

FedEx, 1985-1987

Felix Way Insurance

Financial services, 1985-1986

Box 75

Financial plan

Finances, 1986

Fire drill

Floor plans: health center drafts, May 1990

Food poisoning

General Service Agency: interagency motor pool

"G" Miscellaneous

Box 75-76

Box 75

Box 76

Gordon, Lance: campaign file

Box 76

Grant reports, 1979-1980

Grants: Comprehensive Health Services

Grants: Bolivar County Emergency Food and Medical Services

Box 76-77

Box 76

Box 77

Grants: Comprehensive Health Services

Box 78

Grant application for Health Services

Grants: Department of Health and Human Services

Grants: Department of Health and Human Services, 1984-1986

Grants: Department of Health and Human Services, 1987-1988

Box 79

Grants: Department of Health and Human Services funding proposal, 1988

Grants: Department of Health and Human Services: revised budget, 1980

Grants: Health Care Policy

Box 80-81

Box 80

Box 81

Grants: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare

Box 81

Grants: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare: incoming memorandum

Grants: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare: outgoing memorandum

Grants: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare: pamphlets and memorandum

Box 81-82

Box 81

Box 82

Grants: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare: quarterly reports

Box 82

Grants: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare: response to recommendations and findings

Grants: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare: Secretary Pat Harris

Grants: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare: site visit, 1976

Grants: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare: site visit, 1977

Grants: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare: supplemental grant application

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity

Box 83

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: approved Budget, 1971-1972

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: David Johnson Facility Management

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: Delta Health Center Continuation Grant Application, Volume II

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: Garfield and Crawford, 1971-1972

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: grant agreement

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: grant funds of the Office of Economic Opportunity

Box 84

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: Program Account Work Program, 1971

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: evaluation and program review

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: progress report of the Delta Community Hospital and Health Center, Inc., May-September 1972

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: property, Delta Health Center

Box 84-85

Box 84

Box 85

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: quarterly reports

Box 85

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: reporting requirements

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: special condition grantee #8816

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: specific information handout

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: State University of New York Research Foundation: Delta Health Center, 1971-1972 budget

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: transfer of Health Centers from Office of Economic Opportunity to Health, Education, and Welfare

Grants: Office of Economic Opportunity: transfer Agreements Between the Northern Bolivar Health Council and the Delta Health Center, and other agreements

Box 86

Grants: Tufts University to State University of New York at Stoney Brook move

Grants: U.S. Government Department of Labor

Grants: media responses to veto crisis 1974

Grants: William Waller: veto of Delta Health Center grant, March 1973

Grants: William Waller and Delta Health Center 1973

"H" Miscellaneous

Box 88

Health Association reports and other reports, 1970

Box 86

Health Systems Management, Inc.

Box 87

Home Health Agency

Hypertension, 1986

Incorporation

Insurance

Insurance policies: old

Box 88

Insurance, 1986

Insurance: casualty

Insurance: professional liability

Insurance: life

Interest Agreement

IRS: Tufts Delta Health Council, Inc.

IRS: 990 Hospital, Return of organization exempt from income tax

"J" Miscellaneous

James, Andrew

Jobs, Bill

John Snow, Inc.: correspondence, 1986

"K" Miscellaneous

Knights and Daughters of Tabor

Box 89

Laboratory, 1976

Laboratory, 1986

Lampton Street Church of Christ

Land survey, 1969

Land survey, 1977

Land transfer, 1972 and 1976

Legal counsel: Tyree Irving

Legal counsel: attorney Kenneth Thomas

Letters of support, 1986

Lewis Leasing Company: inactive, October 1976

Lewis Leasing Company: inactive, April-May 1976

Lewis Leasing Company: active, 1976

Licensure: temporary

Long-range planning

"M" Miscellaneous

Box 90

Magnolia Ambulance Service

Management Information Report

Management Information and Data Processing, 1986

Medical audit review

Medical records, 1986

Medical services, 1986

Medical services, 1987

Medical services, 1988-1989

Medicare and Medicaid

Meharry Medical School

Box 91

Memoranda: incoming, May-December 1972

Memoranda, 1972

Memoranda: incoming, 1973

Box 92

Memoranda: outgoing, 1973

Memoranda: received, 1973

Memoranda: incoming, 1974

Box 93

Memoranda: incoming, 1974-1975

Memoranda: incoming, 1975

Memoranda: incoming, 1976

Box 94

Memoranda: outgoing, 1976

Memoranda: incoming, 1986

Box 93

Memoranda: outgoing, 1986

Memoranda: incoming, 1987

Memoranda: outgoing, 1987

Box 94

Memphis Regional Medical Program

Miscellaneous, 1972-1977 and 1986

Includes reports and other materials related to the Delta Health Center and various topics in health care.

Miscellaneous

Mission statement

Mississippi Association of Community Service Agencies

Box 95

Mississippi Commission on Hospital Care

Mississippi Employment Commission

Mississippi hospital and medical service, 1972

Mississippi State Board of Health

Box 96

Mississippi State Department of Health, 1985-1986

Mississippi State Board of Pharmacy

Mississippi: State Office of Economic Opportunity, annual report, 1973

Morgan Enterprises Company

Morris, Rogers administration, 1974-1975

Box 96-97

Box 96

Box 97

Morris, Thomas: attorney

Box 97

Morris, Thomas: attorney, 1985

Morris, Thomas: attorney, 1986

Mound Bayou: articles

Mound Bayou Community Hospital

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: agendas and roll call sheets

Box 98

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: board of directors meeting minutes

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: correspondence

Mound Bayou Community Hospital Foundation

Mound Bayou Community Hospital meeting notes: regular and special

Mound Bayou Community Hospital: merger, Delta Health Center and Hospital, related to Waller veto

Box 99

"N" Miscellaneous

National Health Service Corps

National Institutes of Health

Newsletter material, 1986

Box 100

North Bolivar County Health and Improvement Council, Inc. 1968-1972

North Bolivar County Health and Improvement Council: charter

North Bolivar County Health and Improvement Council: bylaws

North Bolivar County Health and Improvement Council: minutes

North Bolivar County Health and Improvement Council: declaration of trust

Nursing services, 1986

"O" Miscellaneous

Opthamology unit: proposed

Oral contraception

Organizational charter

Organizational structure and conditions of power

"P" Miscellaneous

Box 101

Parkerson, Donald, CPA

Pharmacy, 1986

Physical plant, 1972-1979

Physical plant, 1986

Physical therapy, 1986

Planning committee: meeting minutes and memoranda (Mound Bayou Community Hospital and Delta Health Center), 1974

Property listings as of 31 August 1978

Box 102

Property listings as of 31 August 1977

Purchasing, 1986

Polk, Richard: project coordination

Porter, Jimmie L.

Personnel

Personnel policies and procedures, 1972

Personnel policies and procedures, 1976

Personnel policies and procedures manual, 1971-1974

Box 103

Personnel salary increases

Personnel department file

Personnel

Box 103-104

Box 103

Box 104

Personnel: payroll sheets

Box 104

Personnel: Dr. Mable T. Garner

Personnel: Ross and Yerger, Inc. Insurance

Personnel: Dr. E. Earl Richards Consultant and Pass Interim Center Director

Personnel: recruitment

Personnel: patient complaint

Box 105

Personnel: payroll

Personnel: payroll, 1990

Box 106

Personnel: payroll, Mound Bayou Community Hospital

Personnel

Box 107

Personnel, 1974

Personnel action, 1974

Personnel, 1986

Personnel issues

Personnel issues: discrimination

Personnel: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Personnel: employee evaluations

Personnel: patient advocate, complaints and response, 1986

Personnel: Eunice Guster

Box 108

Personnel: layoffs, 1986-1987

Personnel: medical staff meeting, 1986

Personnel: demands of medical staff

Personnel: medical staff

Personnel: medical director's file

Personnel: Delta Health Center nursing

Personnel: recruiting doctors

Personnel: release time

Personnel: recruitment file

Personnel: resignations and terminations

Box 109

Personnel: salary plan, 1984

Personnel: salary adjustment file

Personnel: Joseph E. Swanton

Personnel: Mrs. Evelyn Sanders Scott

Personnel: Satham Singh

Personnel: Eric Taylor

Personnel: Mack Towers

Personnel: Linda Wade

Personnel: Workman's Compensation

Personnel: Reverend Henry Ward

Personnel: wage and salary survey 1986

Personnel: wage and salary scale information

Personnel: wage comparability study

"Q" Miscellaneous

Quality of care standards committee, 1974

"R" Miscellaneous

Box 110

Radiological contracts, 1986

Radiology, 1986

Receipts, 1983

Receipts, July 1982

Receipts, May 1982

Receipts, August 1982

Receipts, June 1982

Receipts

Richard Fleming Associates

Box 111

"S" Miscellaneous

Sanitarian Intern Program, 1970

Staff meeting file

STAR (Systematic Training and Redevelopment) Program

Statistics

Statistical reports, 1986

Statistical data: miscellaneous

Supplemental Food Program

"T" Miscellaneous

Taborian building, 1971

Box 112

Taxes

Technical assistance contracts, 1972-1973

Telephone extensions: in-house

Telephone

Box 112-113

Box 112

Box 113

Transportation

Box 113

Transportation memoranda, 1987-1989

Travel

Travel information

"U" Miscellaneous

"V" Miscellaneous

Visits to Tufts University, 1971

"W" Miscellaneous

Walls, Bailey, Buck Attorneys

Warehouse workshop

Women, Infants, Children Program

Women, Infants, Children Program, 1986

Box 114

Women, Infants, Children Program: bulletins

Women, Infants, and Children Program

Young, Jack: attorney

"XYZ" Miscellaneous

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.2. Office files II, 1968-1990.

About 2,000 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical.

Includes grant materials; reports, correspondence, and other materials by John Hatch; subject files; studies; photographs; memoranda; issues of "The Voice," a Mound Bayou, Miss. newspaper; patient surveys of the impact of the Delta Health Center on families in its service area; and other items. Subjects and topics include nurses and midwifery; the role of health services in church congretations, including a grant proposal by the Shaw-Speaks Community Center of Wilmington, N.C. to conduct educational activities in health promotion and disease prevention within the Cape Fear Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; Mississippi Governor William Waller's 1972 veto of the Delta Community Health Center and Hospital's federal funding, including photographs of a protest against the veto in Jackson, Miss.; a lawsuit involving the North Bolivar County Development Corporation and the North Bolivar County Farm Cooperative, and other topics. Files are grouped as recieved from John Hatch. Note that, for the most part, original file names have been maintained.

Box 115

Administrative Services Director's Report, Delta Health Center

American Appraisal, 1972-1977

Includes correspondence and the Clients' Service Bulletin.

Atlanta Southside Comprehensive Health Center

Board of directors, 1981

Bolivar County Hospital East

Delta Health Center budget proposal, 1972-1973

Delta Health Center detailed property listing, 31 August 1976

Box 116

Delta Health Center family impact surveys, 1980

Delta Health Center salary data, undated

Ernest & Ernest, Certified Public Accountants, 1972-1974

Grant application, Delta Health Center, 1988-1989

"Guide to Process Planning with Community People," by John Hatch

Hatch, John, 1992

Includes reports to the Delta Health Center's board of directors, dental clinical activities reports, monthly provider productivity reports, a request for funding from the Bolivar County African-Americans AIDS Network, scattered correspondence and other items.

Box 117

Health center and hospital charters and bylaws

Health Maintenance Organization, 1972-1974

Hill-Burton application, 1975-1976

"MC" Miscellaneous

Includes correspondence, contracts, and other items, 1972-1975, relating to the Delta Health Center's hiring of the McTeer, Walls, and Bailey law firm.

Medical staff organization

Memoranda, 1971-1974

Memoranda, 1971-1974

Includes scattered memoranda, several of which involving Orange-Chatham Comprehensive Health Services.

Mississippi Valley State University

Mott Foundation proposal, 1986

Proposal by the Shaw-Speaks Community Center of Wilmington, N.C., to train a cadre of volunteers to conduct educational activities in health promotion and disease prevention within the Cape Fear Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.

Mound Bayou, 1968-1970, 1980

Includes reports and other information on health care and sanitation in Mississippi and on the North Bolivar County Farm Cooperative and Cannery, a 1970 issue of the Delta Health Center Digest, a 1980 Mound Bayou telephone directory, and other items

Box 118

Newspapers, 1969, 1971

Includes scattered 1971 issues of "The Voice," a Mound Bayou, Miss. newspaper, and one 1969 issue of the "Arkansas Gazette."

North Bolivar County Development Corporation, Inc., 1971-1988

Includes the charter, a copy of a deed of trust, and several court summons pertaining to a lawsuit.

North Bolivar County Development Corporation v. David Dulaney

North Bolivar County Development Corporation and David Dulaney v. Louis Sanders

North Bolivar County Farm Cooperative meeting minutes, 1968

North Bolivar County Farm Cooperative member meetings and forms, 1989-1990

Includes meeting announcements, notes, and membership forms.

North Bolivar County Farm Cooperative: North Bolivar County Development Corp. lawsuits

Includes material related to a lawsuits brought against farmers for unpaid rent by the North Bolivar County Development Corporation.

North Bolivar County Farm Cooperative v. North Bolivar County Development Corporation

Box 119

Nurses and midwifery

Includes information, correspondence, policies, standing orders, sponsorship applications, and other materials related to the nurse-midwifery service at the Delta Heath Center.

Office of Economic Opportunity correspondence, 1972-1973

Photographs: people and landscapes, 1970s

There are two identified photographs: one of Alfonso Cooper, and one of Kenny Harris. Other photographs are of unidentified people, mostly African Americans, and houses, farms, fields, and other scenes, probably in or around Mound Bayou, Mississippi. Also included are images of the Tufts University basketball team, and several images that appear to have been taken inside the Delta Health Center.

Photographs: scrapbook

Photographs are of unidentified people, mostly African Americans, and houses, farms, fields, and other scenes, possibly in or around Mound Bayou, Mississippi. Also included are images of the Tufts University basketball team, and a couple images of the Midnight Gin Company in Midnight, Miss.

Photographs: veto protest, July 1972

Photographs are of a picket line in Jackson, Miss., showing protesters with signs, demonstrating against Mississippi Governor William Waller's veto of the Delta Community Health Center and Hospital's Office of Economic Opportunity funding. One picket sign, which reads "Health Centers should be operated by doctors, not Lee Sutton," refers to Mrs. Lee Spainhour Sutton, the head of the Mississippi Office of Economic Opportunity. Newspaper articles and other items related to the veto and the protest can be found in boxes 57 and 58 of this collection, in the "Publicity: Delta Health Center" files.

Picket line in Jackson, Miss., 1972

Picket line

Printed materials, 1971-1989

Topics include health care and community action.

Reports

Topics include the development of health and human services in church congregations, rural preventive health outreach, social action, community self-help, the role of the family health worker, and other topics.

Southern Regional Council correspondence, 1972, 1975

Study of Delta Health Center and North Bolivar County Farm Cooperative, 1972

Symond water system, 1969

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33 items.

Arrangement: tapes are grouped as recieved by addition.

Audio recordings include speeches and discussions of various persons, 1970-1971 and undated, among them a recording of Stokeley Carmichael speaking at North Carolina Central University in March 1970. There are also recorded interviews with various persons connected with the Delta Health Center, including director Andrew James, and a recording of a speech by Martin Luther King Jr. given at the Delta Ministry's Mount Beulah Conference Center in Edwards, Miss., 16 February 1968.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1A. Interviews, 1992 (Addition of March 1995).

22 items.

Acquisitions information: Accession 95041

Audiocassettes of interviews with persons connected with the Delta Health Center. Interviews were conducted in 1992 by John Hatch and Martha Mounett. Release forms for all interviews are on file. Interviews are usable, but there are no abstracts or transcripts available.

Audiocassette C-4613/1

Anderson, James

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/1

Audiocassette C-4613/2

Brown, John

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/2

Audiocassette C-4613/3

Caldwell, Clara Mae

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/3

Audiocassette C-4613/4

Calhoun, Bobbie Hearon

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/4

Audiocassette C-4613/5

Cartwright, Jack and Barbara Brooks

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/5

Audiocassette C-4613/6

Crockett, William Jr.

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/6

Audiocassette C-4613/7

Shirley, Aaron

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/7

Audiocassette C-4613/8

Hampton, Mary

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/8

Audiocassette C-4613/9

Hemphill, Maude D

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/9

Audiocassette C-4613/10

Holmes, C. Preston

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/10

Audiocassette C-4613/11

Holmes, Oneida Del Rio

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/11

Audiocassette C-4613/12

Johnson, Herman

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/12

Audiocassette C-4613/13

Lewis, Ollie Belle

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/13

Audiocassette C-4613/14

Liddell, Wesley

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/14

Audiocassette C-4613/15

Lucas, Earl

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/15

Audiocassette C-4613/16

Scott, Lizzie

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/16

Audiocassette C-4613/17

Turner, Alla Fair

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/17

Audiocassette C-4613/18

Ward, H. Y.

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/18

Audiocassette C-4613/19

Williams, Irene

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/19

Audiocassette C-4613/20

Wilson, Viola

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/20

Audiocassette C-4613/21

Woodley, Shelton, Sr.

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/21

Audiocassette C-4613/22

Young, Lucinda

Audiocassette

Previously listed as T-4613/22

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2A. Meeting at the Mount Beulah Conference Center, Edwards, Miss., including Martin Luther King Jr., 1968 (Addition of January 1995).

2 items.

Acquisitions information: Accession 95148

Audiotape T-4613/1

Martin Luther King Jr. and others speaking at a meeting at the Delta Ministry's Mount Beulah Conference Center in Edwards, Miss., 16 February 1968

1/4" Open Reel Audio

CD-R listening copy is available. Previously listed as T-4613/23.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.3A. Speeches and discussions, 1970-1971 and undated (Addition of 1992).

9 items.

Acquisitions information: Accession 95149

Open reel audio tapes containing speeches and discussions of various persons, many of whom were involved in the Delta Health Center, 1970-1971. There is also a recording of Stokeley Carmichael speaking at North Carolina Central University in March 1970. Tapes are marked as part of the "Rosh Collection, 1992."

Audiotape T-4613/6

Campbell, Emory; Halpern, [Florence]; Layman, Linda; Taylor, James

Previously listed as T-4613/28.

Audiotape T-4613/3

Carmichael, Stokeley, speaking at North Carolina Central University, March 1970

CD-R listening copy is available. Previously listed as T-4613/24.

Audiotape T-4613/4

Cohen, Roger, 1971; Howe, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore, 1971; Geiger, Jack, 1971

Previously listed as T-4613/26.

Audiotape T-4613/2

"Conference on Better Health Care for Poor People in Mississippi", 31 July 1970

Previously listed as T-4613/24.

Audiotape T-4613/5

Geiger, Jack

Previously listed as T-4613/27.

Audiotape T-4613/7

Johnson, J. L.; Lucas, Earl

Previously listed as T-4613/29.

Audiotape T-4613/8

Smith, Robert

Previously listed as T-4613/30.

Audiotape T-4613/9

[unidentified sound recording]

Previously listed as T-4613/31.

Audiotape T-4613/10

[unidentified sound recording]

Previously listed as T-4613/32.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 4A. Delta Health Center Website, 2013-2014 (Addition of January 2014).

Acquisition Information: Accession 101980

Website includes organizational history and information about services, locations, and providers.

Digital Folder DF-4613/1

Delta Health Center website, 2013-2014

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Audiocassettes (C-4613/1-22)

Audiotapes (T-4613/1-10)

Imagebox (IB-46133/1)

Digital folder (DF-4613/1)

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