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Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party newsletter; Volume 2, number 6

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Creator:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Title:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party newsletter; Volume 2, number 6

From the Adams (Victoria Gray) Papers. Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) Newsletter that gives an account of racial discrimination against two African-American Alcorn College students which led to an out-break of racial violence. Includes a special insert about Charles Evers' campaign for the United States Congress and his stand on various issues. Provides updates about MFDP actions across the state, as well as information about discrimination in the educational system and school desegregation Mississippi.

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

Types:Newsletters | Text
Subjects:Evers, Charles, 1922- | Civil rights--Mississippi--Lorman | Civil rights--Mississippi--Jefferson County | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Lorman | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Jefferson County | Race relations--Mississippi--Lorman | Race relations--Mississippi--Jefferson County | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Lorman | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Jefferson County | African American college students--Mississippi--Lorman | African American college students--Mississippi--Jefferson County | Educators--Mississippi--Lorman | Educators--Mississippi--Jefferson County | African American universities and colleges--Mississippi--Lorman | African American universities and colleges--Mississippi--Jefferson County | African Americans--Violence against--Mississippi--Lorman | African Americans--Violence against--Mississippi--Jefferson County | Intimidation--Mississippi--Lorman | Intimidation--Mississippi--Jefferson County | United States--Race relations | Discrimination--Mississippi | Direct action--Mississippi | Elections--Mississippi | African Americans--Mississippi | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | Legislators--Mississippi | Political candidates--Mississippi | Political campaigns--Mississippi | African American politicians--Mississippi | Justice and politics--Mississippi | African American political activists--Mississippi | School integration--Mississippi | Newsletters--Mississippi | Periodicals--Mississippi | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Alcorn Agricultural and Mechanical College--Students | Alcorn State University | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | 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 3, Folder 20, 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/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/2511/rec/3