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New South : The Southern Regional Council, 1944-1964; January 1964

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Creator:Southern Regional Council
Title:New South : The Southern Regional Council, 1944-1964; January 1964
Date:1964 Jan.

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This report records the background of the Southern Regional Council, which was formed in 1944 to improve the economy, society, and race relations in the South by changing related legislation. The document relates the outcomes of several conferences and suggests adjustments in agriculture, military, and health and social welfare programs that would benefit African Americans as well as the region as a whole.

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

Subjects:Civil rights movements | Discrimination | Race relations | Segregation | Southern Regional Council | Southern States--Race relations | African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States | Race discrimination--Southern States | Discrimination in employment--Southern States | Discrimination in education--Southern States | Segregation in education--Southern States | Congresses and conventions--North Carolina--Durham | Congresses and conventions--Georgia--Atlanta | Agriculture--Southern States | Public welfare--Southern States | Human services--Southern States | United States--Armed Forces--African Americans | Leadership--Southern States | African American leadership--Southern States | Civil rights workers--Southern States | African American civil rights workers--Southern States | Federal-state controversies--Southern States | Civil rights demonstrations--Southern States | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434 | United States, North Carolina, Durham County, Durham, 35.9940329, -78.898619 | United States, North Carolina, Wake County, 35.7901236, -78.6502247 | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489954, -84.3879824
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 4, Folder 13, 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/4621/rec/1