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Newsletter, Mississippi Freedom Project; [n.d.]

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Title:Newsletter, Mississippi Freedom Project; [n.d.]
Date:1964 July
Description:

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Transcribed copy of a letter written in an effort to solicit help for Freedom Summer volunteers in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Discusses James Silver's book Mississippi: The Closed Society, the voting statistics quoted therein, and social factors that discourage African Americans from voting. There is also a description of the purpose and positive effects of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.

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

Types:Text | Newsletters | Text
Subjects:Civil rights--Mississippi | Discrimination--Mississippi | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Mississippi Freedom Project | Political participation--Mississippi | Politics, practical--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | 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 | 2003-02-17
Original Material:

Box 2, Folder 5, M323 Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

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Copyright protected. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

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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/ref/collection/manu/id/121