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Mississippi Student Union convention; December 1964

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Creator:Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.)
Title:Mississippi Student Union convention; December 1964
Date:1964 Dec.

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; The report covers the Mississippi Student Union (MSU) convention that was held in Jackson. It relates that 50 delegates from MSU chapters across the state discussed a state-wide school boycott. The report also clarifies the relationship between MSU and the Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.); It also records the impressions of an astonished, African American student after his first visit to a white school.

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

Subjects:African American students | Boycotts | Civil rights movements | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Segregation in education | Student activities | Mississippi Student Union | Students--Mississippi | African American students--Mississippi | Students--Political activity--Mississippi | Congresses and conventions--Mississippi--Jackson | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi | Student expulsion--Mississippi | African Americans--Violence against--Mississippi--Starkville | Threats of violence--Mississippi--Starkville | Segregation in education--Mississippi | School integration--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103 | United States, Mississippi, Starkville | United States, Mississippi, Oktibbeha County
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 4, Folder 1, 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/4512/rec/1