- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Memo to all participating groups in the Civil Rights movement; 1965
- Farmer, James, 1920-
- Date of Original:
Civil rights movement
Civil rights workers
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 collection of documents about pending voting legislation in the 1960s. On the first page, James Farmer of the Congress of Racial Equality encourages all branches of the civil rights movement and all civil rights workers to support the purposed Voting Rights Act of 1965. The second page is on Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) letterhead. It advertises a press conference to publicize the future MFDP events and projects. The rest of the pages record recent events in the civil rights movement in the South that are meant to prove the climate is right for new voting legislation. They also address a few other current bills in which xivil rights workers would be interested.
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 9
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- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries