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Sunflower story: a chance for change

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Creator:National Committee for Free Elections in Sunflower
Title:Sunflower story: a chance for change

From the Adams (Victoria Gray) Papers. Document prepared as part of an effort to raise funds for the National Committee for Free Elections in Sunflower. Discusses the challenges faced by African Americans who attempt to register and vote in Sunflower County, Mississippi, and mentions the negative influence of Senator James O. Eastland on the progress of voter registration among African Americans.

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

Subjects:Eastland, James O. (James Oliver), 1904-1986 | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Ruleville | Discrimination--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Discrimination--Mississippi--Ruleville | Elections--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Elections--Mississippi--Ruleville | Civil rights--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Civil rights--Mississippi--Ruleville | Election law--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Election law--Mississippi--Ruleville | Suffrage--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Suffrage--Mississippi--Ruleville | Voter registration--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Voter registration--Mississippi--Ruleville | Voting--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Voting--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Fund raising--Mississippi--Sunflower County | Fund raising--Mississippi--Ruleville | Governors--Mississippi | Politicians--Mississippi | United States. Dept. of Justice | United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965 | National Federation for Constitutional Liberties. Committee on Free Elections | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | United States, Mississippi, Sunflower County | United States, Mississippi, Ruleville
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 2, Folder 34, 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/singleitem/collection/manu/id/241/rec/1