- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Mississippi primaries: the aftermath; [June 1966?]
- Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
- Date of Original:
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
- United States, Mississippi, Forrest County, Hattiesburg, 31.32712, -89.29034
- documents (object genre)
- Transcribed copy of a Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) report of the results of the June 7, 1966, primary elections in Mississippi. Although the MFDP candidates did not win the primaries, members of the party were encouraged by the large numbers of African-American voters. Mentions the intention of MFDP candidates to run on the Independent ticket in the general election, and the shooting of James Meredith during the March against Fear.
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:
- M323 Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection
A finding aid for this collection is available online at: https://doi.org/10.18785/fa.M323
Box 2, Folder 16
- Contributing Institution:
- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries