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Voice, Vol. 6, no. 6; 20 DEcember 1965

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Creator:Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Title:Voice, Vol. 6, no. 6; 20 DEcember 1965
Date:1965 Dec. 20

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; The newsletter of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), this issue of the Voice (Vol. 6, no. 6; formerly titled the "Student Voice") is dated December 20, 1965. Includes an article about the recent elections for the committee of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (ASCS), the result of which was the election of 75 African-American farmers and sharecroppers in Mississippi. Despite these victories, there were charges of irregularities in the voting practices. Other topics include the Poor Peoples' Corporation and the formation a new African-American political group, the Lowndes County Freedom Organization.

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

Subjects:Forman, James, 1928-2005 | African Americans | Elections | Mississippi | Political activists | Poor Peoples' Corporation | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | United States. Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service | Newsletters--Georgia--Atlanta | African Americans--Suffrage--Southern States | Elections--Mississippi | Elections--Alabama | Farmers--Mississippi | African American farmers--Mississippi | Farmers--Alabama | African American farmers--Alabama | Contested elections--Mississippi | Contested elections--Alabama | Elections--Arkansas | Contested elections--Arkansas | Voter intimidation--Arkansas | Voter registration--Alabama--Lowndes County | Strikes and lockouts--California | Violence--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Georgia--Atlanta | African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Atlanta | Indictments--Georgia--Atlanta | Elections--Georgia | Contested elections--Georgia | Farmers--Georgia | African American farmers--Georgia | Violence--Georgia | African Americans--Violence against--Georgia | Cooperation--Mississippi | Fund raising--Georgia--Atlanta | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489954, -84.3879824 | United States, Georgia, Baker County, 31.3261839, -84.4446695 | United States, Alabama, Lowndes County, 32.15475, -86.6501077 | United States, Arkansas, Forrest City | United States, Arkansas, Saint Francis County | United States, Arkansas, West Memphis | United States, Arkansas, Crittenden County, 35.302144, -90.374835 | United States, Arkansas, Helena | United States, Arkansas, Phillips County | United States, California, Placer County, California, 39.009344, -120.7707639
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
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Box 2, Folder 21, M323 Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

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Forms part of the Joseph and Nancy Ellin Freedom Summer Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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