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A report concerning the occupation of the campus of the University of Mississippi; 8 May 1963

Object Type: Record
In Collection: M319 Erle E. Johnston, Jr. Papers


Transcribed copy of a report by the General Legislative Committee of Mississippi based on findings from an investigation of the occupation of the University of Mississippi in 1962 by the United States Department of Justice. Action was taken in response to the riots and violence that resulted from the integration of the university by James Howard Meredith. The report includes complaints against the United States federal government, especially the United States Marshals. No testimonies are offered from the federal government. Published as a government document.


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