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|Title:||Report to the staff on the progress of the challenge; December 11, 1964|
|Date:||1964 Dec. 11|
From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This report describes actions that were taken in the planning and preparation stages of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party's (MFDP) Congressional challenge. It notes the help that organizing committees in Northern cities lent to the project by holding rallies and pressuring Congressmen to support the challenge through letter-writing campaigns.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
|Subjects:||Elections | Civil rights movements | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Political participation | Contested elections--Mississippi | United States. Congress. House--Resolutions | Civil rights demonstrations--Michigan--Ann Arbor | Civil rights demonstrations--New York (State)--New York | Civil rights demonstrations--Pennsylvania--Chester | Civil rights demonstrations--Michigan--Detroit | Fund raising | Lobbying--Illinois--Chicago | Lobbying--Connecticut--Hartford | Lobbying--New Jersey--Newark | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528 | United States, Michigan, Washtenaw County, Ann Arbor, 42.2708716, -83.7263294 | United States, Michigan, Washtenaw County | United States, Michigan, Wayne County, Detroit, 42.331427, -83.0457538 | United States, New York, New York County, New York, 40.7142691, -74.0059729 | United States, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, 41.850033, -87.6500523 | United States, Illinois, Cook County, 41.8954168, -87.6461649 | United States, Pennsylvania, 41.203322, -77.194525 | United States, Pennsylvania, Chester | Hartford (Conn.) | United States, Connecticut, Hartford County, 41.8064217, -72.7328439 | United States, New Jersey, Essex County|
|Collection:||Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive|
|Institution:||University of Southern Mississippi Libraries|
|Contributors:||University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries|
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.
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