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Letter, W. J. Simmons to Ross R. Barnett; May 6, 1969

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Creator:Simmons, William J., 1916-
Title:Letter, W. J. Simmons to Ross R. Barnett; May 6, 1969
Date:1969 May 6

From the Johnston (Erle E., Jr.) Papers. Copy of a typed letter from William J. Simmons to Governor Ross R. Barnett, dated May 6, 1969, written in response to a speech by Barnett concerning James Meredith and integration at the University of Mississippi and other institutions of higher learning. Simmons also discusses his perception of the results of federally-enforced integration, as well as a speech given by Senator James Eastland regarding the nomination James Allen for secretary of the department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW). According to Simmons, the issues discussed are directly related to a struggle for control.

Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:Barnett, Ross R. (Ross Robert), 1898-1987--Correspondence | Simmons, William J., 1916- --Correspondence | Meredith, James, 1933- | Eastland, James O. (James Oliver), 1904-1986 | Allen, James Edward | University of Mississippi | Politics, Practical | College integration--Mississippi | College integration--Lafayette County | College integration--Mississippi--Oxford | United States, Mississippi, Oxford, 34.366495, -89.519248 | United States, Mississippi, Lafayette County, 34.3567578, -89.4849193
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 2, Folder 9, M319 Johnston (Erle E., Jr.) Papers, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Forms part of the Erle E. Johnston, Jr. Papers Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of USM - Historical Manuscripts.

Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/433/rec/1