- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Program of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; 1968
- Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
- Date of Original:
- Civil rights
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Representative government and representation
- United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
- documents (object genre)
- From the Johnston (Erle E., Jr.) Papers; The Program of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party outlines the purpose, goals, and requests of the organization. Explains the discrimination against African Americans in Mississippi, especially with regard to proper living conditions, medical care, and basic civil rights. Discusses a reformed welfare system, enforced by the federal government, as well as reforms in the electoral system. Also calls for an end to the Vietnam War and United States aid to South Africa.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
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- Original Collection:
- M319 Johnston (Erle E., Jr.) Papers
Box 3, Folder 20
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- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries