- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Memo on the history of contested elections statues; 
- Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
- Date of Original:
- Civil rights movement
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
- United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
- documents (object genre)
- From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; The memo summarizes the legal history of the election contest statute (Section 201 of United States Title 2)" It discusses race relations, voter intimidation, and other factors as grounds for voiding House elections. It also explains the grounds upon which the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party will contest the 1964 Congressional elections in Mississippi.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
This item is part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.
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- Original Collection:
- M368 Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection
Box 3, Folder 8
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- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries