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Committee to defeat Governor Coleman; [n.d.]

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Creator:Ellin, Joseph
Title:Committee to defeat Governor Coleman; [n.d.]

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Statement written by Joseph Ellin in response to the appointment of former Mississippi Governor James P. Coleman to the United States Court of Appeals by President Lyndon B. Johnson. Ellin discusses Coleman's segregationist views and argues that his appointment will disrupt the balance of the Fifth Circuit Court. The author ultimately calls for the disapproval of the appointment.

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

Subjects:Coleman, J. P. (James Plemon), 1914- | Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 | Eastland, James O. (James Oliver), 1904-1986 | Warren, Earl, 1891-1974 | Justice and politics | Politics, practical | United States. Court of Appeals (5th Circuit) | Judges--Selection and appointment | Governors--Mississippi | Letter writing--Michigan--Kalamazoo | African Americans--Segregation--Southern States | Civil rights--Southern States | Segregation in education--Mississippi | School integration--Massive resistance movement--Mississippi | Justice, Administration of--Southern States | Discrimination--Law and legislation--Southern States | United States. Congress. Senate | Legislators--United States | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528 | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434 | United States, Michigan, Kalamazoo | United States, Michigan, Kalamazoo County
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 3, Folder 11, 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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