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The Congressional challenge (brochure); [1964]

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Title:The Congressional challenge (brochure); [1964]

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This brochure describes the United States Congress and its functions. It also explains what the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) is and why it is challenging the 1964 election results from Mississippi. The brochure notes that Fannie Lou Hamer, Victoria Gray, and Annie Devine were elected as the MFDP delegates in the 1964 "Freedom Votes" and details their future role in the Congressional challenge. It also mentions ways that individuals can help with the challenge.

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

Types:Brochures | Text
Subjects:Hamer, Fannie Lou | Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 | Devine, Annie, 1912-2000 | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Political participation | Politics, Practical | Voting--Mississippi | African Americans--Mississippi--Politics and government--20th century
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 3, Folder 9, 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/3760/rec/1