Interview with Peter Orris
QUESTION 5
INTERVIEWER:

OKAY, JUST UM, SORT OF FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF GOING DOWN TO OXFORD AND…

Peter Orris:

Well, we… uh, I arrived in Oxford, Ohio for the uh, training session for the summer project during the first week uh, as, and I was selected to be part of a group that was going to the southwest area of Mississippi and to do voter registration in that area. And uh, we were a group of 15, 15, 16 people uh, that were uh, set aside and we spent many hours with uh, Bob Moses uh, and a, a variety of the other leaders of SNCC uh, who had been in the south and been in that area.