SAVF-Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party papers (Social Action Vertical File, circa 1930-2002; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 577, Box 29, Folder 15)
@ Wisconsin Historical Society
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
DescriptionThe first third of this folder is comprised of documents pertaining to "Operation Freedom," an organization which sought to financially aid African Americans who's livelihoods were threatened as a result of their participation in the Civil Rights Movement. Following this are two reports which detail the rationale behind the development of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. The folder also contains a small amount of the political party's campaign paraphernalia and a collection of reports on the MFDP's activities after their challenge at 1964 Democratic National Convention. Two additional highlights of this folder include: the "Minutes of the First Meeting of the Poor People's Corporation" and a copy of the 1966 judicial "Order Directing Reapportionment of the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Legislature of the State of Mississippi."
Newsletters Handbills And Flyers Reports And Surveys Meeting Minutes Press Releases Pamphlets
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