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Sunflower County: a call to action; [n.d.]

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Creator:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Title:Sunflower County: a call to action; [n.d.]
Date:1964 Apr.

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Report by the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) describing the political and economic situation in Sunflower County, Mississippi. Includes a summary of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals' decision in 1966 regarding municipal elections in Sunflower County, as well as a description of the MFDP plan to run candidates for local offices. A brief section is dedicated to the Sunflower County poverty program.

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

Subjects:African Americans | Civil rights | Contested elections | Justice and politics | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Policital participation | United States. Court of Appeals (5th Circuit) | Judgments--Mississippi | Justice, Administration of--Political aspects--Mississippi | Elections--Mississippi--Sunflower County | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Poverty--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Discrimination in employment--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Unemployment--Mississippi--Sunflower County | African Americans--Social conditions | Race relations | Sunflower County (Miss.)--Race relations | Race discrimination--Mississippi | Legislators--United States | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Indianola | Arrest--Mississippi--Indianola | Intimidation--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Public welfare--Mississippi | Lobbying--Mississippi | Fund raising--Mississippi | Voting registrars--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, Sunflower County | United States, Mississippi, Indianola
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
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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