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Memo on the challenge to seating Mississippi Congressional delegation; December 22, 1964

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Creator:Howe, Mark DeWolf
Title:Memo on the challenge to seating Mississippi Congressional delegation; December 22, 1964
Date:1964 Dec. 22
Description:

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; Mark DeWolf Howe, from Harvard Law School, discusses the 1870 statute on which the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) Congressional Challenge is based. He explains the statute and different interpretations of it.

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

Types:Text
Subjects:Civil rights movements | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Political participation | Politics, Practical | Voting | Memorandums | Democratic Party (Miss.) | Elections--Mississippi | Contested elections--Mississippi | Politics, Practical--Mississippi | Election law--United States | Election law--Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi | Race discrimination--Mississippi | Political candidates--Mississippi | Legislators--United States | United States. Congress. House | African Americans--Mississippi--Suffrage | African Americans--Mississippi--Politics and government--20th century | United States. Constitution. 15th Amendment | United States. Constitution. 14th Amendment | Mississippi | Cambridge (Mass.) | Middlesex County (Mass.)
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/4190