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A memorandum on the legal validity and propriety of the MFDP challenges to Mississippi Congressmen; December 22, 1964

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Creator:King, Arthur.; Kunstler, William.; Smith, Benjamin E.
Title:A memorandum on the legal validity and propriety of the MFDP challenges to Mississippi Congressmen; December 22, 1964
Date:1964 Dec. 22
Description:

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; In this memo, lawyers for the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party present and address questions that were raised regarding the legality of the 1964 Congressional Challenge. The authors cite the election contest statute (Title 2 U. S. C. Section 201) and refer specifically to similar election contest precedents.

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

Types:Text
Subjects:Hamer, Fannie Lou | Gray, Victoria, 1926-2006 | Devine, Annie, 1912-2000 | Kinoy, Arthur | Kunstler, William M. (William Moses), 1919-1995 | Smith, Benjamin Eugene | Civil rights movements | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Political participation | Politics, Practical | Race relations | Voting | Memorandums | Contested elections--Mississippi | Election law--United States | Civil rights--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi | United States. Congress. House | African Americans--Mississippi--Suffrage | African Americans--Mississippi--Politics and government--20th century | Political candidates--Mississippi | United States. Constitution. 14th Amendment | United States. Constitution. 15th Amendment | United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964 | Mississippi
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) | 2004-12-09
Original Material:

Box 3, Folder 8, 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/ref/collection/manu/id/3617