- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Cotton vote in Mississippi; December 31, 1964
- Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.)
- Date of Original:
- African American farmers
Civil rights movement
Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.)
United States. Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service
- United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
- documents (object genre)
- From the Zeman (Zoya) Freedom Summer Collection. <br>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.
This item is part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.
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- Original Collection:
- M320 Zeman (Zoya) Freedom Summer Collection
Box 1, Folder 8
- Contributing Institution:
- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries