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Fact sheet on Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party's statutory challenge and contest of Mississippi's 5 seats in the House of Representatives served Dec. 4, 1964; December 1964

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Title:Fact sheet on Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party's statutory challenge and contest of Mississippi's 5 seats in the House of Representatives served Dec. 4, 1964; December 1964
Date:1964 Dec. 12
Description:

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; The first page of the document explains the statute and grounds that are the basis of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party's (MFDP) Congressional challenge. It describes each step of the challenge in great detail and mentions MFDP candidates: Victoria Gray, Annie Devine, and Fannie Lou Hamer. The backside of the document contains information from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) on how 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:Text
Subjects:Hamer, Fannie Lou | Devine, Annie, 1912-2000 | Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Political participation--Mississippi | Race discrimination | African Americans--Mississippi--Politics and government | Political candidates--Mississippi | Women political candidates--Mississippi | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Mississippi--Politics and government | Mississippi--Race relations | United States. Congress. House--Elections, 1964 | United States. Congress. Senate--Elections, 1964 | Election law--Mississippi | United States. Congress. House--Contested elections | United States. Congress. Senate--Contested elections | 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) | 2004-12-16
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/ref/collection/manu/id/4076