|Creator:||King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.|
|Title:||Statement by Dr. Martin Luther King; May 17, 1965|
|Date:||1965 May 17|
From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Statement by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., issued on May 17, 1965, in support of the Congressional Challenge of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP)" Pledges his full support, as well as that of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), for the challenge.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
|Subjects:||Civil rights movements | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965 | Contested elections--Mississippi | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi | Mississippi|
|Collection:||Institution:||University of Southern Mississippi Libraries||Contributors:||University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries | Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive Collection (University of Southern Mississippi)||Online Publisher:||Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2003-03-25||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.