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Program of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party

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Creator:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Title:Program of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Date:1968
Description:

From the Johnston (Erle E., Jr.) Papers. The Program of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party outlines the purpose, goals, and requests of the organization. Explains the discrimination against African Americans in Mississippi, especially with regard to proper living conditions, medical care, and basic civil rights. Discusses a reformed welfare system, enforced by the federal government, as well as reforms in the electoral system. Also calls for an end to the Vietnam War and United States aid to South Africa.

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

Types:Text
Subjects:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party--Platforms | Civil rights--Mississippi | Federal government | Public welfare--Mississippi | Representative government and representation--Mississippi | Mississippi--Race relations | Social history--Mississippi | African Americans--Mississippi | Mississippi | United States
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 | 2003-05-06
Original Material:

Box 3, Folder 20, 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/434