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Report on ASCS elections in Marshall and DeSoto counties. Letter, Rita Walker to Kathy (Dahl); January 19, 1966

Letter, Rita Walker to Kathy (Dahl); January 19, 1966

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Creator:Walker, Rita
Title:Report on ASCS elections in Marshall and DeSoto counties. Letter, Rita Walker to Kathy (Dahl); January 19, 1966 | Letter, Rita Walker to Kathy (Dahl); January 19, 1966
Date:1966 Jan. 19
Description:

From the Dahl (Kathleen) Freedom Summer Collection. Two-page report by Rita Walker about the December 1965 ASCS (Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service) elections in Mississippi's Marshall and DeSoto counties. A federal program, the ASCS allowed rural Mississippi farmers to act as administrators in their local agricultural communities. Walker describes incidents of discrimination during the election process in these communities and urges examination of election results. She also typed a personal note to Kathy (Dahl) at the end of the report.

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

Types:Text
Subjects:Walker, Rita | Dahl, Kathleen Aileen | Discrimination | Contested elections | United States. Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service | African American farmers--Mississippi | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi | Political participation--Mississippi | Voter intimidation--Mississippi | Elections--Mississippi | Elections--Corrupt practices--Mississippi | Mississippi | Marshall County (Miss.) | De Soto County (Miss.) | Holly Springs (Miss.)
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 | 2004-06-23
Original Material:

Box 2, Folder 3, M357 Dahl (Kathleen) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

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Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Forms part of the Kathleen Dahl Freedom Summer Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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