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Charles Evers

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Creator:Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission
Title:Charles Evers
Date:1971 Dec.-1973 Apr.

Records collected between December 1971 and April 1973 by the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission on Charles Evers. The file consists of newspaper articles and internal memorandums tracking Evers and his political career. Several of the memorandums allege conflict between Charles Evers and Aaron Henry in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and in the Loyal Democratic Party. Other articles comment on Evers' administration as mayor of Fayette, Mississippi. The final article and memorandum announce plans for a celebration marking the tenth anniversary of Medgar Evers' assassination in 1963.

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Types:Articles | Memorandums | Text
Subjects:Evers, Charles, 1922- | Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963--Assassination | Henry, Aaron, 1922- | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | Mayors--Mississippi--Fayette | African American mayors--Mississippi--Fayette | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Governors--Mississippi--Election | African American politicians--Mississippi | Politicians--Mississippi | Mississippi--Politics and government | Fayette (Miss.)--Politics and government | Fayette (Miss.)--Race relations | Mississippi--Race relations | Race relations | African Americans--Politics and government | Anniversaries | United States, Mississippi, Jefferson County, Fayette, 31.7115534, -91.0606607 | United States, Mississippi, Jefferson County
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
Original Material:

from Charles Evers, Sovereignty Commission records, Mississippi Department of Archives and History

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

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