- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Emergency bulletin: primary elections; undated
- Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
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- African American Politicians
Justice and politics
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
- United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
- documents (object genre)
- From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Bulletin released by the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) regarding the June 7, 1966, primary elections. Discusses the increased violence against African Americans in Mississippi and the activities of the Ku Klux Klan. The MFDP has called for an increase in the federal presence in the state to protect African Americans who are attempting to register and vote. Also mentions the party's efforts to have the up-coming election postponed until more African Americans in Mississippi have registered to vote.
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
- Contributing Institution:
- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries