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|Title:||Declaration of independence; Palmer's Crossing, Hattiesburg, Mississippi; 25 July 1964|
|Date:||1964 July 25|
From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Palmers Crossing Declaration of Independence emphasizes parts of the United States Constitution that pertain to human and civil rights. Also gives a general list of grievances from various African Americans against the government as well as inadequacies in government actions. On the back of the page is a grocery advertisement for Palmers Crossing Grocery.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
|Subjects:||African Americans--Civil rights | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | United States. Constitution | African Americans--Politics and government | Discrimination | Race relations | United States, Mississippi, Forrest County | United States, Mississippi, Palmers Crossing|
|Collection:||Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive|
|Institution:||University of Southern Mississippi Libraries|
|Contributors:||University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries|
Box 2 , Folder 3, 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/627/rec/1|