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Letter, Victoria Gray (Adams) to William Fitts Ryan; March 30, 1965

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Creator:Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006
Title:Letter, Victoria Gray (Adams) to William Fitts Ryan; March 30, 1965
Date:1965 Mar. 20
Description:

From the Adams (Victoria Gray) Papers.
Copy of a typewritten letter from "The FDP Congresswoman" (Victoria Gray) to Congressman William Fitts Ryan. Gray expresses appreciation on behalf of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) for support given by Ryan in the House of Representatives regarding the challenged seating of the Mississippi delegation. Gray also writes her thanks for Ryan's visit to Selma, Alabama, and of upcoming lobbying efforts in Washington and organization efforts in Mississippi.

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

Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:Ryan, William F., 1922-1972 | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Legislators--United States | Legislators--New York (State) | Elections--Mississippi | United States. Congress. House--Mississippi delegation | Mississippi--Politics and government | Intimidation--Mississippi | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | African American women political activists--Mississippi | Politics, Practical | United States. Congress. House | African Americans--Mississippi--Politics and government | Mississippi
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2002-09-04
Original Material:

Box 3, Folder 1 M351-303, M345 Adams (Victoria Gray) Papers, 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 Victoria Gray Adams Papers Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/ref/collection/manu/id/65