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Report on the Delta farm strike; August 16, 1965

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Creator:Ramsay, Claude, 1916-
Title:Report on the Delta farm strike; August 16, 1965
Date:1965 Aug. 16

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; Claude Ramsay addresses the need of labor union organization in the Mississippi Delta. He explains the condition of African American farmers in the Delta and the economic effects that increasing farm mechanization is having on them. He also describes meetings between AFL-CIO staff members and the local people in Shaw, Mississippi.

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

Types:Reports | Text
Subjects:AFL-CIO | African American farmers--Mississippi | Farm mechanization--Mississippi | Delta Ministry of Mississippi | Labor unions--Mississippi | Delta (Miss. : Region)
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 4, Folder 4, 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/4757/rec/1