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Letter, Erle Johnston, Jr. to Reverend Frederick C. Fowler; April 1, 1965

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Creator:Johnston, Erle
Title:Letter, Erle Johnston, Jr. to Reverend Frederick C. Fowler; April 1, 1965
Date:1965 Apr. 1
Description:

From the Johnston (Erle E., Jr.) Papers. Typewritten letter from Erle Johnston to Rev. Frederick Fowler, dated April 1, 1965, in which Johnston defends the voter registration laws of Mississippi. According to Johnston, despite some discrimination against African Americans who attempt to register to vote, the laws apply to all races. He mentions the enclosure of several documents containing information on the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the civil rights movement, and other topics.

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

Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:Johnston, Erle--Correspondence | Fowler, Frederick C. (Frederick Curtis)--Correspondence | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Correspondence | Mississippi--Race relations | Voter registration--Mississippi | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi | United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964 | Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission--Officials and employees | Mississippi
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2003-05-05
Original Material:

Box 3, Folder 2, 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/ref/collection/manu/id/419