- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Declaration of independence from the principles of the Democratic Party of the state of Mississippi; 4 April 1966
- Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
- Date of Original:
- Democratic Party (Miss.)
Justice and politics
- United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
- documents (object genre)
- From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Statement issued by candidates of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) Clifton Whitley, Ralthus Hayes, Edwin King, Clinton Collier, and Lawrence Guyot, announcing their separation from the Democratic Party of Mississippi. They cite the Democratic Party's support of white supremacy, segregation, and "Separate but Equal" policies as grounds for their action. They also state their refusal to comply with Mississippi Code Section 3129.
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:
- M323 Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection
Box 2, Folder 16
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- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries