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Aaron Henry

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Creator:Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission
Title:Aaron Henry

Records collected by the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission on Aaron Henry between 1956 and 1973. Henry was a pharmacist in Clarksdale, Coahoma County, Mississippi. Henry was active in local civil rights organizations before joining the state branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and later becoming its president. The file contains a picture and biographic note of Henry, press releases by civil rights organizations mentioning Henry, memorandums by Sovereignty Commission leaders about Henry's activities, documents about Henry's 1963 campaign for Mississippi Governor on the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party ticket, reports of rallies and boycotts in 1963, and articles about Henry published in Mississippi newspapers and national publications.

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Types:Memorandums | Articles | Newspapers | Programs | Reports | Black-and-white photographs | Text
Subjects:Henry, Aaron, 1922- | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | African American civic leaders--Mississippi | Civic leaders--Mississippi | Governmental investigations--Mississippi | Mississippi--Race relations--History--20th century | Coahoma County (Miss.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Boycotts--Mississippi--Clarksdale | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi | Political candidates--Mississippi | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Coahoma County | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Coahoma County | African American pharmacists--Mississippi--Coahoma County | Pharmacists--Mississippi--Coahoma County | African American civic leaders--Mississippi--Coahoma County | Civic leaders--Mississippi--Coahoma County | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Coahoma County | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi--Coahoma County | Civil rights--Mississippi--Coahoma County | Political candidates--Mississippi--Coahoma County | United States, Mississippi, Clarksdale, 34.2001086, -90.5709323 | United States, Mississippi, Coahoma County, 34.1931314, -90.5653906
Collection:Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Folders
Institution:Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Contributors:Mississippi. Department of Archives and History
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from Aaron Henry, Sovereignty Commission records, Mississippi Department of Archives and History

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The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records are state government records made available to the public pursuant to American Civil Liberties Union v. Fordice, 969 F.Supp. 403 (S.D.Miss.1994). The web-enabled version of the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records is intended for public use in research, teaching, and private study in accordance with the provisions of the Fair Use clause of the United States Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). MDAH makes no warranty or assurances that materials contained in this collection are free from U.S. copyright claims or other restrictions on free use and display. It is the user's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions when publishing or distributing materials found in this collection. MDAH requests that prior to publication of Sov. Com. images the user submit an MDAH Broadcast/Publication Permission form for approval by the Department. This form must be accompanied by documentation which proves that copyright requirements have been satisfied. Contact MDAH Reference Staff for details on how to obtain and complete the B/PP form: (601) 576 6876 or refdesk@mdah.state.ms.us. There are no MDAH Use Fees associated with use of Sov. Com. images. MDAH asks that each image used in a presentation, display, or publication be accompanied by a credit line, which at a minimum includes the name of this collection, the unique resource identifier for each image, the name of this institution, and URL. ; Cite images according to the following structure: Original Creator, "Title", Original creation date (if known), Unique Resource Identifier, Series Number and Title, Archival Repository, date of last web page revision, image location/URL, (image viewed on date).

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Forms part of Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006

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