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Fannie Lou Hamer

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Creator:United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Title:Fannie Lou Hamer
Date:1963
Description:

Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) was a voting rights activist and civil rights leader. In June 1963, she and several other voting rights activists were arrested at a Mississippi bus station. This release concerns the FBI's investigation into possible civil rights violations relating to that arrest.

Types:Federal government records | Text
Subjects:Hamer, Fannie Lou | Governmental investigations--United States | United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | African American women--Mississippi | Women social reformers--Mississippi | Intimidation | Arrest--Mississippi | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Police misconduct--Mississippi | Mississippi | United States
Collection:FBI Freedom of Information Act Collection
Institution:Federal Bureau of Investigation
Contributors:United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Online Publisher:[Washington, D.C.] : Federal Bureau of Investigation | 2011
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Federal Bureau of Investigation records, Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Forms part of the Freedom of Information Privacy Act Collection.

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Persistent Link to Item:http://vault.fbi.gov/fannie-lou-hammer