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Memo, Washington office - MFDP to support organizations; August 30, 1965

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Creator:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Creator:Ryan, William F., 1922-1972
Title:Memo, Washington office - MFDP to support organizations; August 30, 1965
Date:1965 Aug. 30

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Memo from the Washington office of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) to supporting organizations, dated August 30, 1965. Requests that supporters of the MFDP lobby their congressmen on behalf of the Congressional Challenge, in an effort to stimulate action on the issue during the current session of Congress. Includes a statement in support of the MFDP by Congressman William F. Ryan.

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

Subjects:Ryan, William F., 1922-1972 | Contested elections | Justice and politics | Mississippi | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Political activists | United States. Congress | Memorandums | Resolutions, Legislative--United States | United States. Congress. House | United States. Congress. House. Committee on House Administration | Politics, Practical--United States | Elections--Mississippi | Contested elections--Mississippi | Voter intimidation--Mississippi | Murder--Mississippi | Election law--United States | Civil rights--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi | Race discrimination--Mississippi | Legislators--United States | African Americans--Mississippi--Suffrage | African Americans--Mississippi--Politics and government--20th century | Mississippi
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2003-03-17
Original Material:

Box 2, Folder 16, 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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