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Call to a conference on free elections in 1965; 24 April 1965

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Creator:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Title:Call to a conference on free elections in 1965; 24 April 1965
Date:1965 Apr. 24

Pamphlet from the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Pamphlet distributed by the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP)" Describes the Congressional Challenge and the perceived accomplishment of the effort. Includes an announcement and registration form for "Free Elections in 1965," a program to be held at Metropolitan A.M.E. Church (Washington, D.C." Also calls for financial support for the MFDP and the Congressional Challenge.

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

Types:Image; Text
Subjects:Farmer, James, 1920- | Forman, James, 1928-2005 | Spike, Robert W., 1924-1966 | Guyot, Lawrence, 1939- | Gray, Victoria, 1926-2006 | Hamer, Fannie Lou | Devine, Annie, 1912-2000 | African American political activists | Civil rights movements | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Political participation | Representative government and representation | Suffrage | Political conventions--Mississippi--Jackson | Programs--Mississippi | Elections--Mississippi | Contested elections--Mississippi | Election law--United States | Election law--Mississippi | Police brutality--Mississippi | Duress (Law)--Mississippi | Intimidation--Mississippi | Threats of violence--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--United States | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | African Americans--Mississippi | African American civil rights workers--United States | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | African Americans--Social conditions--20th century | Mississippi--Race relations | Legislators--United States | United States. Congress. House | Lawyers--Mississippi | Witnesses--Mississippi | Politicians--Southern States | Legislation--United States | Bills, Legislative--United States | Congress of Racial Equality | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Democratic Party (Miss.) | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103 | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871 | United States, District of Columbia, 38.9047739, -77.0162909
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/773/rec/1