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News release, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; 30 October 1964

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Creator:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Title:News release, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; 30 October 1964
Date:1964 Oct. 30

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; News release of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP), dated October 30, 1964. Addresses the need for heightened investigation of illegal political practices against the MFDP in the party's attempt to campaign for the national Democratic ticket. Incidents of police brutality and false arrests are listed by city.

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

Subjects:Guyot, Lawrence, 1939- | Bailey, John M. (John Moran), 1904-1975 | African American political activists | Harassment | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Race discrimination | Violence | Voter registration | Voter intimidation--Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Race discrimination--Mississippi | African Americans--Mississippi--Suffrage | African Americans--Mississippi--Politics and government--20th century | Elections--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | False arrest--Mississippi--Belzoni | Violence--Mississippi--Indianola | Violence--Mississippi--Tchula | Harassment--Mississippi--Jackson | Violence--Mississippi--Lambert | Violence--Mississippi--Marks | Offenses against the person--Mississippi--Marks | False arrest--Mississippi--Pascagoula | Harassment--Mississippi--Columbus | Belzoni (Miss.) | Humphreys County (Miss.) | Indianola (Miss.) | Sunflower County (Miss.) | Tchula (Miss.) | Quitman County (Miss.) | Lambert (Miss.) | Holmes County (Miss.) | Jackson (Miss.) | Hinds County (Miss.) | Marks (Miss.) | Pascagoula (Miss.) | Jackson County (Miss.) | Columbus (Miss.) | Lowndes 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 | 2003-03-19
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 the Joseph and Nancy Ellin Freedom Summer Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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