- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- The right to register versus the right to vote; 
- Date of Original:
- Civil rights movement
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965
- United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
- documents (object genre)
- From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This document discusses the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) Congressional Challenge and the Voting Rights Act of 1965." It explains that if the act passes, but the election challenge fails, the result could be more violence and intimidation of African Americans at the local level. It also outlines the political and social significance that a successful Congressional challenge would have in this instance.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
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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