- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Bills signed into law by Governor Coleman; 
- Date of Original:
- Civil rights
Justice and politics
United States. Court of Appeals (5th Circuit)
- United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
- documents (object genre)
- From the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; List of nine bills signed into law by Mississippi Governor J. P. Coleman. The list was compiled to show Coleman's support of racist policies as demonstrated by his passage of bills ensuring racial segregation in public schools, laws designed to impede the efforts of organizations such as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and his support of the State Sovereignty Commission, among other discriminatory policies.
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
Box 3, Folder 11
- Contributing Institution:
- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries