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Panola County Okra Co-op; [n.d.]

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Title:Panola County Okra Co-op; [n.d.]

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; The 120 African-American members of the Panola County Okra Cooperative initially produced and sold okra mainly in Memphis, Tennessee, markets, but future plans are to produce and sell other cash producing crops, such as tomatoes and strawberries, in the St. Louis, Missouri, and in the Chicago, Illinois, markets.

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

Types:Image; Text
Subjects:Mississippi | Freedom Information Service | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Panola County Okra Cooperative (Miss.) | Agricultural cooperative credit associations | Cooperation--Mississippi | African American farmers--Mississippi | Okra--Mississippi | Cash crops--Mississippi | Farmers' markets--Tennessee--Memphis | Farmers' markets--Illinois--Chicago | Farmers' markets--Missouri--Saint Louis | United States, Mississippi, Batesville | United States, Mississippi, Panola County | United States, Tennessee, Shelby County, Memphis, 35.1495343, -90.0489801 | United States, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, 41.850033, -87.6500523 | United States, Missouri, Saint Louis, 38.6272733, -90.1978889 | United States, Missouri, Saint Louis 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 5, M336 Zwerling (Matthew) 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.

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.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/3658/rec/1