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Challenge trip letter; [n.d.]

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Creator:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Title:Challenge trip letter; [n.d.]

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; The letter is typed on Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) letterhead and is signed by 18 individuals. It was meant to spark publicity for the upcoming Congressional challenge sponsored by the MFDP in 1965. It asks for its recipients to help fund the trip of approximately 1,000 African Americans from Mississippi who wish to travel to Washington to demonstrate in favor of the challenge.

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

Types:Correspondence | Text
Subjects:Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Fund raising--Mississippi | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Political participation--Mississippi | Publicity--Mississippi | 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 10, 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/singleitem/collection/manu/id/210/rec/1