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Petition to President Lyndon B. Johnson; [n.d.]

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Title:Petition to President Lyndon B. Johnson; [n.d.]

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Petition to President Lyndon Baines Johnson requesting federal protection for Freedom Project workers. Mentions the harassment faced by voter registration workers, as well as the murders of eight African-American youths in the South. Includes references to laws that provide for the federal protection requested by the petition.

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

Subjects:Civil rights workers | Desegregation in education | Discrimination | Harassment | Mississippi Freedom Project | Segregation in education--Mississippi | Mississippi Freedom Schools | Voter registration--Mississippi | College students--Political activity--Mississippi | Students--Political activity--Mississippi | African Americans--Violence against--Southern States | Murder--Southern States | Law enforcement--Southern States | Law enforcement--Mississippi | Federal-state controversies--Southern States | Federal-state controversies--Mississippi | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434 | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
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/singleitem/collection/manu/id/26/rec/1