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Letter, Robert Z. Lewis to John J. Burns; March 7, 1966

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Creator:Lewis, Robert, 1924-
Title:Letter, Robert Z. Lewis to John J. Burns; March 7, 1966
Date:1966 Apr. 7

From the Adams (Victoria Gray) Papers.
Typewritten letter from Robert Z. Lewis to John J. Burns, dated March 7, 1966, in which Lewis explains the illegal actions of white supremacists in the Democratic Party of Mississippi. Lewis encourages Burns and the New York State Democratic Committee to support the opening of the Mississippi primaries to African-American candidates.

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

Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:Burns, John J., 1921-2004 | African Americans--Mississippi--Politics and government | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi | Democratic Party (Miss.) | Mississippi--Politics and government--1951- | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Democratic Party (N.Y.)--Officials and employees | Elections--Corrupt practices--Mississippi | Primaries--Mississippi | United States. Congress. Senate--Elections, 1966 | United States. Congress. House--Elections, 1966 | White supremacy movements--Mississippi | Democratic Party (U.S.) | Party discipline--Mississippi | Political parties--Rules and practice | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 2, Folder 21, 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.

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