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In Canton : a new business; September [?] 1965

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Title:In Canton : a new business; September [?] 1965
Date:1965 Sept.

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection. Reprint of a newspaper article from Vicksburg Citizens' Appeal about the Madison County Sewing Firm in Canton, Mississippi. Formed in 1965, the all-Black company provided employment to those who had lost their jobs for attempting to vote or help others to vote.

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

Subjects:Campbell, Foote | Douglas, Maggie | Forsyth, Bill | Leavy, Idola | Nobles, Billy | Pierce, Willie Mae | Raymond, George, 1943-1973 | White, Blanchard, Mrs. | Williams, Mattie | Wilson, J. T. | Madison County Sewing Firm (Miss.) | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Congress of Racial Equality | Child Development Group of Mississippi | Head Start Program (U.S.) | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | American Tent Company (Canton, Miss.) | Towns for Freedom | Business enterprises--Mississippi--Canton | African American business enterprises--Mississippi--Canton | Cooperation--Mississippi--Canton | Opportunity--Mississippi--Canton | African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Canton | Women dressmakers--Mississippi--Canton | Mechanics (Persons)--Mississippi--Canton | African American household employees--Mississippi--Canton | African American cooks--Mississippi--Canton | Working mothers--Mississippi--Canton | African American women--Employment--Mississippi--Canton | Racism in the workplace--Mississippi--Canton | Employee rights--Mississippi--Canton | Freedom of expression--Mississippi--Canton | Race relations | Canton (Miss.)--Race relations | Discrimination in employment--United States | Discrimination in employment--Mississippi--Canton | Discrimination in employment--Southern States | African Americans--Employment--Mississippi--Canton | County officials and employees--Mississippi | Sheriffs--Mississippi | Madison County (Miss.)--Officials and employees--Dismissal of | Employees--Dismissal of--Mississippi | Intimidation--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi--Canton | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Canton | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Canton | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi--Canton | African Americans--Mississippi--Canton--Social conditions--20th century | Whites--Mississippi--Canton--Social conditions--20th century | Canton (Miss.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Head Start programs--Mississippi--Canton | Industrial management--Mississippi--Canton | Profit-sharing--Mississippi--Canton | Management--Employee participation--Mississippi--Canton | Employee empowerment--Mississippi--Canton | Fund raising--Mississippi--Canton | Segregation in education--Mississippi--Canton | School integration--Southern States | School integration--Mississippi--Canton | United States, Mississippi, Canton | United States, Mississippi, Madison County | United States, Mississippi, Warren County, Vicksburg, 32.3526457, -90.8778821 | United States, Mississippi, Warren County | United States, New York, New York County, New York, 40.7142691, -74.0059729 | United States, Connecticut, 41.603221, -73.087749
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 2, Folder 7, M368 Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

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Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of USM - Historical Manuscripts.

Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Forms part of the Michael J. Miller Civil Rights Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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