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Portraits from Wednesdays in Mississippi

Portraits from Wednesdays in Mississippi. Flash video, 4 mins., Los Angeles: Wednesdays in Mississippi Documentary Film Project, 2010.
This film clip was prepared for the Jewish Women's Archive by Marlene McCurtis, Cathee Weiss, and Joy Silverman, producers of a full-length documentary on Wednesdays in Mississippi. (See

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This video clip looks at the different experiences of the Northern and Southern Wednesdays women through interviews with Beatrice “Buddy” Mayer (part of the Chicago team) and Elaine Crystal, who as a member of the Jackson, Mississippi team hosted Mayer when she came down.

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