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Emergency bulletin: primary elections; [n.d.]

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Creator:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Title:Emergency bulletin: primary elections; [n.d.]
Date:1966 May 28

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Bulletin released by the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) regarding the June 7, 1966, primary elections. Discusses the increased violence against African Americans in Mississippi and the activities of the Ku Klux Klan. The MFDP has called for an increase in the federal presence in the state to protect African Americans who are attempting to register and vote. Also mentions the party's efforts to have the up-coming election postponed until more African Americans in Mississippi have registered to vote.

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

Subjects:Whitley, Clifton | Drummond, Dock | Hayes, Ralthus, 1916-1967 | King, Edwin H. | Collier, Clinton, 1909- | Guyot, Lawrence, 1939- | Eastland, James O. (James Oliver), 1904-1986 | Katzenbach, Nicholas deB. (Nicholas deBelleville), 1922-2012 | Bailey, John M. (John Moran), 1904-1975 | African American politicians | Justice and politics | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Politicians | Primaries | Voting | Communication in politics--Mississippi | Offenses against the person | Violence--Mississippi | Police brutality--Mississippi | Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Mississippi | Race relations | Mississippi--Race relations | African Americans--Social conditions | Harassment--Mississippi | Arrest--Mississippi | Threats of violence--Mississippi | Political campaigns--Mississippi | Political candidates--Mississippi | Federal-state controversies--Mississippi | United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965 | Voter registration--Mississippi | United States. Court of Appeals (5th Circuit) | Primaries--Mississippi | Primaries--Alabama | Election monitoring--Mississippi | Volunteers--Recruiting | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103 | United States, Mississippi, Quitman County, 34.2514096, -90.2891245 | United States, Mississippi, Leflore County | United States, Mississippi, Pontotoc County | United States, Mississippi, Sunflower County
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/899/rec/1