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Director's report -- August 1963

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Creator:Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission
Title:Director's report -- August 1963
Date:1963 Aug.

Report issued by the director of the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission in July 1963. Activities of the commission listed in the report include cooperation with the Coordinating Committee for Fundamental American Freedoms, the organization fighting proposed Civil Rights legislation; work done with Broadcast Editorial Service, Editors Copy, and the U.S. Press Association to distribute editorial materials to media outlets; an update on several pamphlets, including "The Civil Rights Cases," "In Unity There Is Strength," "Due Process of Law or Government by Intimidation"; information about publicity including the Speakers Bureau and showing the film "Oxford, U.S.A."; recommendation to buy a page in a special edition of the Jackson Advocate on Negro progress; and contacting individuals to support the fighting the civil rights bills. Also in the file are a report on action taken by the Board of Trustees for Institutions of Higher Learning following remarks made by James Meredith; a list of expenditures in July 1963; and a budget for the fiscal year beginning in July 1963.

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Types:Reports | Memorandums | Texts (document genres) | Text
Subjects:Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission--Officials and employees | Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission | Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission--Appropriations and expenditures | Mississippi--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964 | Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission--Management | Coordinating Committee for Fundamental American Freedoms | Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission--Press coverage | 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 -- August 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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