Object Type: Record
In Collection: M319 Erle E. Johnston, Jr. Papers
From the Johnston (Erle E., Jr.) Papers; Typewritten letter from Erle Johnston to Rev. Frederick Fowler, dated April 1, 1965, in which Johnston defends the voter registration laws of Mississippi. According to Johnston, despite some discrimination against African Americans who attempt to register to vote, the laws apply to all races. He mentions the enclosure of several documents containing information on the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the civil rights movement, and other topics.