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Memo, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party to friends; [n.d.]

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Creator:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Title:Memo, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party to friends; [n.d.]

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Memo from the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) to friends, no date given, written in an effort to solicit help with the Freedom Vote from Mississippi Summer Project volunteers. The Freedom Vote is described as an attempt to encourage all Mississippians over the age of 21 to vote. Friends of the MFDP are also updated on the activities of the party, as well as anticipated challenges. Also included is an application to be filled out by volunteers.

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

Subjects:Henry, Aaron, 1922- | Hamer, Fannie Lou | Devine, Annie, 1912-2000 | Gray, Victoria, 1926-2006 | African American politicians | Democratic Party (Miss.) | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Mississippi Freedom Project | Political participation | Democratic National Convention (1964 : Atlantic City, N.J.) | Fund raising--Mississippi--Jackson | Political campaigns--Mississippi | African Americans--Mississippi--Politics and government | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi | Political participation--Mississippi | Politics, Practical--Mississippi | Representative government and representation--Mississippi | Voting--Mississippi | Volunteers--Recruiting | Political candidates--Mississippi | Contested elections--Mississippi | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103 | United States, New Jersey, Atlantic County, Atlantic City, 39.3642834, -74.4229266
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 2, Folder 15, 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/768/rec/1