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Bills signed into law by Governor Coleman; [1965]

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Title:Bills signed into law by Governor Coleman; [1965]

From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; List of nine bills signed into law by Mississippi Governor J. P. Coleman. The list was compiled to show Coleman's support of racist policies as demonstrated by his passage of bills ensuring racial segregation in public schools, laws designed to impede the efforts of organizations such as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and his support of the State Sovereignty Commission, among other discriminatory policies.

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- | African Americans--Mississippi--Civil rights | Discrimination--Law and legislation--Mississippi | Justice and politics--Mississippi | Politics, practical | Governors--Mississippi--Attitudes | United States. Court of Appeals (5th Circuit)--Employees and officials--Selection and appointment | Segregationists--Mississippi | Mississippi
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2003-03-27
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.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/1015/rec/1