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Memo, Washington office to support organizations of the MFDP; August 19, 1965

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Creator:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Title:Memo, Washington office to support organizations of the MFDP; August 19, 1965
Date:1965 Aug. 19

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; The memorandum from the Washington office to support organizations of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) explains the political tactics that the MFDP will use to push for a decision on the Congressional challenge of 1965 before the end of the 1st session of Congress. It also notes how Civil Rights organizations can support the plans to pressure Congressman for action in this matter.

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

Subjects:Farmer, James, 1920- | Guyot, Lawrence, 1939- | Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Ahmann, Mathew H. | Lewis, John, 1940 Feb. 21- | McNichols, Steven, 1939- | Pemberton, John, 1919-2009 | Hall, Bill, 1939- | Spike, Robert W., 1924-1966 | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Northern Student Movement | African Americans--Mississippi--Politics and government | Mississippi--Politics and government | United States. Congress (89th, 1st session : 1965)--Mississippi delegation | African Americans--Suffrage | Student movements--United States | Political participation | Politics, Practical | Voting | Civil rights demonstrations | Civil rights movements--United States | National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America | Congress of Racial Equality | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice | American Civil Liberties Union | Lobbying--United States | National Student Association | Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871 | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528
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.

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