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Madison County

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Creator:Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission
Title:Madison County
Date:1965 Feb.-1970 June

Records collected by the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission on Canton and Madison County, Mississippi. The file includes a memorandum about a planned walk-out from the African American school; a letter from a state senator from Canton seeking information about an African American pastor; reports by investigator A. L. Hopkins on the local situation; a page of handwritten notes; and a memorandum with notes obtained from the United States Secret Service about John Earl Brown, an African American man from Canton.

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Types:Letters (correspondence) | Memorandums | Application forms | Reports | Text
Subjects:Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Canton | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Madison County | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Canton | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Madison County | Canton (Miss.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Madison County (Miss.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Canton (Miss.)--Politics and government | Madison County (Miss.)--Politics and government | Boycotts--Mississippi--Canton | Boycotts--Mississippi--Madison County | Race relations | Voting--Forms | Voting--Mississippi--Canton | Voting--Mississippi--Madison County | Subversive activities--Mississippi--Canton | Subversive activities--Mississippi--Madison County | African American schools--Mississippi--Canton | African American schools--Mississippi--Madison County | Legislators--Mississippi--Canton | African American students--Mississippi--Canton | African American men--Mississippi--Canton | United States, Mississippi, Canton | United States, Mississippi, Madison 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 Madison County, 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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