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News release by Congressman Charles McC. Mathias; July 7, 1965

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Creator:Mathias, Charles McC. (Charles McCurdy), 1922-
Title:News release by Congressman Charles McC. Mathias; July 7, 1965
Date:1965 July 7
Description:

From the Adams (Victoria Gray) Papers. News release of a statement made on the floor of the House of Representatives by Congressman Charles McC. Mathias of Maryland, announcing his support for the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Also discusses some of the objectives of the act, including abolition of the poll tax.

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

Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:Mathias, Charles McC. (Charles McCurdy), 1922- | Civil rights movements | Suffrage | Voting | Legislators--United States | Poll tax--Law and legislation | Men | United States. Congress. Senate--Officials and employees | United States. Congress. House | United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965 | United States
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 | 2002-09-09
Original Material:

Box 2, Folder 28, 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.

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