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Director's report -- July 1963

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Creator:Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission
Title:Director's report -- July 1963
Date:1963 July

Report issued by the director of the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission in July 1963. Activities of the commission included in the report include plans to oppose Civil Rights legislation; details about distribution of a pamphlet analyzing a 1883 Supreme Court decision nullifying a public accommodations law; distribution of the pamphlet "In Unity There Is Strength"; publicity campaign showing the film "Oxford, U.S.A." in Northern communities; personnel matters; a report by John Satterfield and recommendations on compensation for his work; budget for the upcoming fiscal year; and plans to contribute book on the theories and future of Mississippi governor Ross Barnett. Two copies of the report are included in the file. The file also contains a detailed budget for the commission's work in the upcoming year, a letter from attorney John Satterfield about work to defeat proposed Civil Rights legislation, details of previous months' budget, and a memorandum of the preparation to fight the proposed Civil Rights legislation and another detailing agreements to cooperate with other Southern states.

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Types:Reports | Letters (correspondence) | Memorandums | Text
Subjects:Johnston, Erle | Barnett, Ross R. (Ross Robert), 1898-1987 | Satterfield, John C. | Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission--Officials and employees | Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission | Mississippi--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission--Appropriations and expenditures | United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964 | Propaganda--Mississippi | Oxford, U.S.A. (Motion picture) | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528
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 Director's Report -- July 1963, 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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