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Letter, Victoria J. Gray to John J. Conyers, Jr.; June 24, 1966

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Creator:Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006
Creator:Conyers, John, 1929-
Title:Letter, Victoria J. Gray to John J. Conyers, Jr.; June 24, 1966
Date:1966 June 24
Description:

From the Adams (Victoria Gray) Papers. Typewritten letter from Victoria Jackson Gray (Adams) to Congressman John J. Conyers, Jr. dated June 24, 1966, in which Gray solicits support for the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. Describes the violence, harassment, and discrimination imposed on African Americans in Mississippi who attempt to register to vote.

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

Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:Adams, Victoria Gray, 1926-2006 | Conyers, John, 1929- | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Women civil rights workers--Mississippi | African Americans--Mississippi | Suffrage--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | Segregation--Southern States | African Americans--Segregation--Mississippi | Race discrimination--Mississippi | Politicians--Mississippi | Mississippi--Race relations--History--20th century | Legislators--United States | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | 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 2, Folder 21, M345 Adams (Victoria Gray) Papers, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Forms part of the Victoria Gray Adams Papers Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/ref/collection/manu/id/2329