Testimony on proposed voting legislation in 89th Congress; 25 March 1965

Testimony on proposed voting legislation in 89th Congress; 25 March 1965

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Creator:Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006
Title:Testimony on proposed voting legislation in 89th Congress; 25 March 1965
Date:1965 Mar. 25

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Typewritten copy of the testimony given by Victoria Jackson Gray (Adams) before the House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee #5, dated March 25, 1965. Expresses thanks for the opportunity to express views on the voter registration bill, and includes four recommendations that should add strength to the bill.

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

Subjects:Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981 | Powell, Adam Clayton, 1908-1972 | Lindsay, John V. (John Vliet) | African Americans | Civil rights | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Political participation | Representative government and representation | Suffrage | United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965 | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi | Elections--Mississippi | Contested elections--Mississippi | Apportionment (Election law)--Southern States | Voter intimidation--Southern States | Voting registrars--Mississippi | Literacy tests (Election law)--Southern States | Poll tax--Southern States | African Americans--Social conditions--Southern States | Legislators--United States | Voter registration--Mississippi | Harassment--Mississippi | Mississippi | Southern States
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2003-03-24
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 Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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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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