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Hamer v. Campbell, March 11, 1966

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Creator:United States. Court of Appeals (5th Circuit)
Title:Hamer v. Campbell, March 11, 1966

From the Adams (Victoria Gray) Papers. Decision of the United States Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, in the case of Fannie Lou Hamer vs. Cecil C. Campbell, March 11, 1966. The court ruled to postpone the upcoming election of municipal officials in Sunflower County, Mississippi, on the grounds that some citizens of that county were denied the right to register to vote because of racial discrimination.

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

Subjects:Campbell, Cecil C. | Hamer, Fannie Lou | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | African American women--Mississippi | Political candidates--Mississippi | Political activists--Mississippi | African American political activists--Mississippi | African Americans--Suffrage--Mississippi | African American politicians--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | Discrimination--Mississippi | Elections--Mississippi | United States. Court of Appeals (5th Circuit) | Democratic Party (Miss.) | United States, Mississippi, Sunflower County
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 5, Folder 13, 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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