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Cotton vote in Mississippi

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Creator:Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.)
Title:Cotton vote in Mississippi

From the Zeman (Zoya) Freedom Summer Collection. This six-page document is a publication of the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) regarding the cotton vote in Mississippi. It summarizes the attempts of African-American farmers to run for the office of committeeman of the local ASC seat. The Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (ASC), is part of the Department of Agriculture, which is responsible for the regulation of cotton farming. The document also describes hate crimes against African-American farmers who attempt to vote or run for office.

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

Subjects:United States--Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | African American farmers--Mississippi | Hate crimes--Mississippi | Agriculture--Mississippi | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Cotton--Mississippi | Voting--Mississippi | 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 1, Folder 8, M320 Zeman (Zoya) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Forms part of the Zoya Zeman Freedom Summer 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/2902/rec/1