Primer for delegates to the Democratic National Convention; undated
Description: Booklet from the Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection; Booklet compiled for delegates of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) who will attend the Democratic National Convention. Describes the MFDP and the contributions of political activists, including Fannie Lou Hamer, Aaron Henry, A.D. Beittel, Victoria Gray, and Hartman Turnbow. Raises questions about the election of Mississippi sheriffs and the influence of the White Citizens Council on law enforcement officials and Circuit clerks in the 1950s and 1960s. There is also a brief section on the nominating committee of the all-white delegation of the Mississippi Democratic Party.
Creator: Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
Date: circa 1960s
Format: Digital reproduction of 18-page document.
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Collection: M323 Ellin (Joseph and Nancy) Freedom Summer Collection.