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Rebuttal of Section 3129; 4 April 1966

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Creator:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Title:Rebuttal of Section 3129; 4 April 1966
Date:1966 Apr. 4

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Statement issued by Clifton Whitley, Ralthus Hayes, Edwin King, Clinton Collier, and Lawrence Guyot of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) in opposition of Mississippi Code, Section 3129. The law stated that candidates for public office must support the platform of the party with which they are running, as well as the winners of the primary elections within their party. Includes excerpts from resolutions passed at the 1964 Mississippi Democratic Party state convention.

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

Subjects:King, Edwin H. | Whitley, Clifton | Collier, Clinton, 1909- | Guyot, Lawrence, 1939- | Hayes, Ralthus, 1916-1967 | Democratic Party (Miss.) | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Political participation--Mississippi | Race discrimination | Mississippi--Politics and government | Mississippi--Race relations | United States. Congress. House--Elections, 1964 | United States. Congress. Senate--Elections, 1964 | Election law--Mississippi | Politics, practical--Mississippi | Segregation--Mississippi | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528
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.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/883/rec/1