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Freedom Primer No. 2; [1964]

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Creator:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Title:Freedom Primer No. 2; [1964]

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This publication of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) explains what the Freedom Vote is and why it is necessary in Mississippi. It discusses many ways that African Americans have been not allowed to vote in Mississippi. It gives a history of the MFDP and explains why the party was organized. This "Freedom Primer" uses simple language and illustrations to encourage Mississippians to vote in the Freedom Vote.

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

Types:Handbooks | Text
Subjects:African American political activists--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Political participation--Mississippi | Politics, Practical--Mississippi | Voter registration--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/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/4406/rec/1