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Reports : the challenge, Vol. 1, no. 4; [1965]

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Creator:Blanchard, Eric.; Commission on Religion and Race.; National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America.; Thompson, Ken.
Title:Reports : the challenge, Vol. 1, no. 4; [1965]
Date:1965
Description:

From the Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection. This newsletter contains six pages of text, largely edited by Eric Blanchard, and ten photographs by Ken Thompson. The newsletter explains the history of voting in Mississippi, the voter registration movements underway in 1964, and the proposed Voting Rights Bill of 1965. A large portion of the content details the progress of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) in challenging the seats of five Mississippi congressmen.

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

Types:Image; Text
Subjects:Henry, Aaron, 1922- | Hamer, Fannie Lou | King, Edwin H. | Bender, Rita L. | Moses, Robert Parris | Civil rights movements | Clergy | Democratic Party (Miss.) | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Mississippi Freedom Project | Voter registration | Voter registration--Mississippi | Democratic National Convention (1964 : Atlantic City, N.J.) | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi | Civil rights demonstrations--New Jersey--Atlantic City | Elections--Mississippi | Contested elections--Mississippi | United States. Constitution. 14th Amendment | United States. Constitution. 15th Amendment | Murder--Mississippi | Voter intimidation--Mississippi | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Commission on Religion and Race | Clergy--Political activity--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | United States. Congress. House | Mississippi | New Jersey | Atlantic City (N.J.) | Atlantic County (N.J.) | Hattiesburg (Miss.) | Lamar County (Miss.) | Forrest County (Miss.)
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries. (electronic version) | 2004-09-23
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 11, M376 Hamlett (Ed) White Folks Project Collection, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

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Forms part of USM - Historical Manuscripts.

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Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Forms part of the Ed Hamlett White Folks Project Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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