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Sunflower County: a progress report

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Creator:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Title:Sunflower County: a progress report
Date:1966 Apr.

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Report by the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) describing the progress made in Sunflower County, Mississippi, with regard to the decision of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to nullify the municipal elections of the previous year. Also discusses the poverty program, federal registers, federal protection for African-American political activists, Congressional campaigns, and the MFDP candidates' contest of Mississippi Code Section 3129.

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

Subjects:African Americans | Democratic Party (Miss.) | Discrimination | Elections | Justice and politics | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Politics, practical | Justice, Administration of--Political aspects--Mississippi | United States. Court of Appeals (5th Circuit) | Judgments--Mississippi | Elections--Mississippi--Sunflower County | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi--Sunflower County | African Americans--Social conditions | Race relations | Sunflower County (Miss.)--Race relations | Mississippi--Race relations | Race discrimination--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Poverty--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Political participation--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Intimidation--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Public welfare--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Voting registrars--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Voter registration--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Democratic National Committee (U.S.) | African Americans--Violence against--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Discrimination in public accommodations--Mississippi--Philadelphia | African American politicians--Mississippi--Philadelphia | Primaries--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, Sunflower County | United States, Mississippi, Philadelphia | United States, Mississippi, Neshoba County, 32.7534966, -89.1175728
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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