- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Letter, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party to all friends of the MFDP; undated
- Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
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- African American Politicians
Democratic National Convention
Justice and politics
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Representative government and representation
- United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
- documents (object genre)
- From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Typewritten letter from the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) to friends, reporting the activities of the party at the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City in 1964. Explains the party's rejection of an offered compromise that would have allowed Dr. Aaron Henry and Rev. Ed King to vote as delegates-at-large. Also describes the plans of the MFDP for the Freedom Vote scheduled for October 31 - November 2, 1964.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
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- M323 Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection
Box 2, Folder 8
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- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries