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Letter from Mississippi Freedom Project volunteers; Hattiesburg, MS; [n.d.]

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Title:Letter from Mississippi Freedom Project volunteers; Hattiesburg, MS; [n.d.]

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Letter describing the purpose of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) in Hattiesburg. Outlines the political environment in Mississippi, changes that are needed, as well as what can be done to support the MFDP.

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

Types:Text | Correspondence
Subjects:Silver, James W. (James Wesley), 1907-1988 | Discrimination | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Mississippi Freedom Project | Political participation | Politics, practical | Voter registration | Voting--Mississippi | Voters--Mississippi | Voting research--Mississippi | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi | Whites--Suffrage--Mississippi | Elections--Mississippi | Political participation--Mississippi | Politics, practical--Mississippi | Political conventions--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Political rights--Mississippi | Political letter writing--United States | Political letter writing--Mississippi | Political party organization--United States | Political party organization--Mississippi | Political conventions--United States | Political conventions--Mississippi | United States. Congress--Elections | United States. Congress--Ethics | United States. Congress--Reform | United States. Congress--Committees--Seniority system | United States. Congress--Public opinion | United States. Congress. House | United States. Congress. Senate | Oligarchy--United States | Oligarchy--Mississippi | Opposition (Political science)--United States | Opposition (Political science)--Mississippi | Democratic Party (Miss.) | Democratic National Convention | Democratic National Convention (1964 : Atlantic City, N.J.) | Mississippi--Politics and government | African Americans--Mississippi--Politics and government | Whites--Mississippi--Politics and government | Representative government and representation--Mississippi | Poll tax--Mississippi | Literacy tests (Election law)--Mississippi | Intimidation--Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi | Civil righs workers--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Freedom Schools--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | United States. Dept. of State--Officials and employees | Communication in politics--United States | Hattiesburg (Miss.) | Forrest County (Miss.)
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 | 2003-01-29
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 10, M323 Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

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Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of USM - Historical Manuscripts.

Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Forms part of the Joseph and Nancy Ellin Freedom Summer Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/556/rec/1