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MFDP News; January 1966

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Creator:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Title:MFDP News; January 1966
Date:1966 Jan.
Description:

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Copy of the newsletter for the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) for January 1966. Includes a report of a visit by Representative Joseph Resnick (D-NY) to Mississippi. A member of the House Agricultural Committee, Resnick heard complaints regarding the recent Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (ASCS) elections. The newsletter also provides a brief background on the ASCS as well as reports on plans for voter registration drives, acts of harassment, boycotts, and evictions of sharecroppers and tenant farmers in the Mississippi Delta.

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

Types:Text
Subjects:Resnick, Joseph Y. (Joseph Yale), 1924-1969 | Discrimination | Elections | Justice and politics | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Political participation | United States. Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service | Newsletters--Washington (D.C.) | Legislators--United States | Farmers--Mississippi | African American farmers--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi | African Americans--Mississippi--Suffrage | Civil rights workers--Missisippi | African American civil rights workers--Misssisippi | Sharecroppers--Mississippi | Eviction--Mississippi | Unemployment--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | Volunteers--Recruiting | Violence--Mississippi | Harassment--Mississippi | Voter intimidation--Mississippi | Boycotts--Mississippi--Meridian | Boycotts--Mississippi--Natchez | Police brutality--Mississippi--Ruleville | Violence--Mississippi--Ruleville | Washington (D.C.) | Mississippi | Meridian (Miss.) | Lauderdale County (Miss.) | Natchez (Miss.) | Ruleville (Miss.) | Sunflower County (Miss.) | Adams County (Miss.)
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.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/ref/collection/manu/id/907