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HU: 2: ST 24 (Mississippi): Executive, 20 January 1961-15 October 1962

HU: 2: ST 24 (Mississippi): Executive, 20 January 1961-15 October 1962
28 March 1961-11 October 1962
70 digital pages
Materials in this folder include telegrams, memoranda, newspaper articles, and correspondence between President John F. Kennedy, various members of the White House staff, individual citizens, and state and local officials in Mississippi concerning racially motivated violence, desegregation at the University of Mississippi, the activities of civil rights advocates in the state (often referred to as Freedom Riders), and the use of military presence to enforce civil rights policies. The folder also contains press releases of President Kennedy’s Executive Order to remove unlawful obstructions of justice. This folder contains some French language material.
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President (1961-1963 : Kennedy). White House Central Files. (01/20/1961 - 11/22/1963)
JFKWHCSF-0366-005
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files. HU: 2: ST 24 (Mississippi): Executive, 20 January 1961-15 October 1962
Material pertaining to human and civil rights, the promotion and denial of such rights, discrimination or discriminatory practices, and matters relating to segregation, ideologies, and voting rights, including all complaints about such matters.
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