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Plan of operation for SNCC support of the Mississippi challenge; [1965]

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Title:Plan of operation for SNCC support of the Mississippi challenge; [1965]

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This document lists the objectives of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party's (MFDP) Congressional challenge and sets forth ways that Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) will support the challenge." In it, SNCC asks groups to use letters, telegrams, and office visits to put pressure on Congress to support the contestants. It also notes ways to get students and communities motivated to help the MFDP in this effort.

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

Subjects:Civil rights movements | Civil rights workers | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Political participation | Student activities | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Contested elections--Mississippi | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi | Suffrage--Washington (D.C.) | Students--Political participation | Lobbying--Washington (D.C.) | Civil rights demonstrations--Washington (D.C.) | Representative government and representation--United States | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528 | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871
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/4334/rec/1