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Southern reporting service; Sunflower County; May 24, 1965

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Title:Southern reporting service; Sunflower County; May 24, 1965
Date:1965 May 24

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This report describes 1965 voting legislation in Sunflower County that did away with literacy tests in the voter registration process. The report mentions the violent reactions of some Mississippi whites to the new legislation and asks if similar reactions will occur after President Johnson's voting legislation passes.

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

Subjects:Civil rights movements | Bombings | Literacy tests (Election law) | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Voter registration | Injunctions--Mississippi | Literacy tests (Election law)--Mississippi--Sunflower County | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Education--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Sunflower County (Miss.)--Statistics | Politicians--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Sunflower County (Miss.)--Officials and employees | Bombings--Mississippi--Indianola | Violence--Mississippi--Indianola | Intimidation--Mississippi--Sunflower County | African Americans--Violence against--Mississippi--Indianola | Elections--Mississippi--Sunflower County | United States, Mississippi, Indianola | United States, Mississippi, Sunflower County
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 3, Folder 14, 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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