- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- The Congressional challenge (brochure); 
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- Civil rights movement
Civil rights workers
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
- United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
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- From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This brochure describes the United States Congress and its functions. It also explains what the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) is and why it is challenging the 1964 election results from Mississippi. The brochure notes that Fannie Lou Hamer, Victoria Gray, and Annie Devine were elected as the MFDP delegates in the 1964 "Freedom Votes" and details their future role in the Congressional challenge. It also mentions ways that individuals can help with the challenge.
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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- M368 Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection
Box 3, Folder 9
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