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|Creator:||Lewis, John, 1940 Feb. 21-|
|Title:||Statement by John Lewis, SNCC Chairman; May 17, 1965|
|Date:||1965 May 17|
From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Statement by John Lewis, Chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), issued on May 17, 1965, in support of the Congressional Challenge of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP)" Discusses the issues of the challenge, and pledges the full support of SNCC.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
|Subjects:||Civil rights demonstrations | Justice and politics | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Political participation | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi | Contested elections--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | Harassment--Mississippi | Voter intimidation--Mississippi | Volunteers--Recruiting--Washington (D.C.) | Lobbying--United States | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528 | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871|
|Collection:||Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive|
|Institution:||University of Southern Mississippi Libraries|
|Contributors:||University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries|
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.
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