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Director - personal, February 15, 1967

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Creator:Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission
Title:Director - personal, February 15, 1967
Date:1967 Feb.-1967 Mar.

Records collected by the director of the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission. The file includes letters to and from Erle Johnston and memorandums about commission investigations and work. Topics covered in the file include the boycott in Woodville, Mississippi, and a request that the local newspaper use courtesy titles when writing about African Americans; responding to a request to investigate if officials from the Health, Education, and Welfare department have been harassing African Americans; a letter to a newspaper in Fitchburg, Massachusetts refuting claims made in a January 28 article; recommendations supporting the Mississippi Action for Progress Headstart program; an investigation in Natchez to identify members of outside organizations; a report of a meeting in Hinds County planning for an upcoming election; and a request from the attorney general to clarify if the Sovereignty Commission can engage in public relations campaigns.

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Types:Letters (correspondence) | Memorandums | Text
Subjects:Johnston, Erle--Correspondence | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Social reformers--Mississippi | Mississippi--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission--Officials and employees | Governmental investigations--Mississippi | Boycotts--Mississippi--Woodville | United States. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare | Mississippi Action for Progress | United States, Mississippi, Woodville | United States, Mississippi, Wilkinson County | United States, Mississippi, Port Gibson | United States, Mississippi, Claiborne County | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103
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 - Personal, February 15, 1967, 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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