Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission photograph [Image of Lester G. McKinnie letter]

Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission photograph [Image of Lester G. McKinnie letter]

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Creator:Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission
Title:Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission photograph [Image of Lester G. McKinnie letter]
Date:1962 Nov. 18

Page 3 of a letter written by Lester G. McKinnie addressed to a "Jim." This page of the letter contains information about the attempted murder of a John Hardy in McComb, Mississippi. McKinnie notes that the sheriff is investigating, but he places the word "investigating" in quotation marks, indicating sarcasm. McKinnie also states that he is working to raise money for students involved in the civil rights movement in McComb.

Classified by the Sovereignty Commission as Integration Organizations

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Types:Letters (correspondence) | Texts (document genres) | StillImage
Subjects:McKinnie, Lester G. (Lester Gene), 1940- | Hardy, John W. | McKinnie, Lester G.--Records and correspondence | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | African American social reformers--Mississippi | Attempted murder--Mississippi--McComb | Fund raising--Mississippi--McComb | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | Jones County (Miss.) | Laurel (Miss.) | McComb (Miss.) | Pike County (Miss.)
Institution:Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Contributors:Mississippi. Dept. of Archives and History
Online Publisher:[Jackson (Miss.)] : Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History | 2002
Original Material:

from Jones County, Sovereignty Commission records, Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Rights and Usage:

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Related Materials:

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

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