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John A. Morsell, Assistant to NAACP Executive Secretary to President John F. Kennedy requesting the assistance of the federal government in the case of James Meredith, September 21, 1962

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Creator:Morsell, John A.
Title:John A. Morsell, Assistant to NAACP Executive Secretary to President John F. Kennedy requesting the assistance of the federal government in the case of James Meredith, September 21, 1962
Date:1962 Sept. 21
Description:

Letter from John A. Morsell, Assistant to NAACP Executive Secretary to President John F. Kennedy requesting the assistance of the federal government in the case of James Meredith, September 21, 1962. In this letter, Morsell urges President Kennedy to withhold federal funds from the state of Mississippi until it complies with laws mandating desegregation.

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Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Morsell, John A. | Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 | Meredith, James, 1933- | Discrimination in education--United States | Discrimination in education--Law and legislation--United States | Segregation in education--United States | Segregation in education--Law and legislation--United States | Race discrimination--United States | African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | University of Mississippi | College integration--Mississippi--Oxford | Intervention (Federal government)--Mississippi | United States, New York, New York County, New York, 40.7142691, -74.0059729 | United States, Mississippi, Oxford, 34.366495, -89.519248 | United States, Mississippi, Lafayette County, 34.3567578, -89.4849193
Collection:With an Even Hand: Brown vs. Board at Fifty
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress
Original Material:

Forms part of the "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection, Library of Congress, Manuscripts Division, Washington, D.C.

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