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Washington newsletter; February 1965

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Title:Washington newsletter; February 1965
Date:1965 Feb.

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Newsletter compiled of excerpts from several media sources, such as the Jackson Daily News and the New Orleans Times Picayune, to show the seriousness of the Congressional Challenge. Also covers the Congressional Challenge by showing the role of racism in the illegal election of politicians in Mississippi. The importance of the support of Northern organizations and public officials is also discussed.

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

Subjects:Barnett, Ross R. (Ross Robert), 1898-1987 | Kunstler, William M. (William Moses), 1919-1995 | Ryan, William F., 1922-1972 | Eastland, James O. (James Oliver), 1904-1986 | Gray, Victoria, 1926-2006 | Hamer, Fannie Lou | Devine, Annie, 1912-2000 | Civil rights movements | Justice and politics | Mississippi | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Political participation | Newsletters--Washington (D.C.) | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi | Depositions--Mississippi--Jackson | Lawyers--United States | Civil rights lawyers--United States | White Citizens councils--Mississippi | Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission | Times-picayune | Voter registration--Mississippi | Harassment--Mississippi | Contested elections--Mississippi | Legislators--United States | Civil rights workers | African American civil rights workers | Women civil rights workers | African American women civil rights workers | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871 | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
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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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