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Civil rights: Mississippi, 1962: 1 October-1 November

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-098-001
    Title:
    Civil rights: Mississippi, 1962: 1 October-1 November
    Date(s) of Materials:
    1962: 30 September-19 October
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning desegregation, civil unrest, and racially motivated violence at the University of Mississippi. Materials in this folder include newspaper clippings, a press release of President Kennedy's telegram to Mississippi Governor Ross Barnett, a summary of foreign attitudes towards race relations in Mississippi, a draft of President Kennedy's speech on desegregation and racially motivated violence in Mississippi by Special Counsel and speechwriter Theodore Sorensen, and memoranda concerning incidents of violence, military operations, the history of Presidents sending military forces to restore law and order, and advice from staff as to how to remove obstructions of justice.
    Extent:
    134 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    08.
    Series Name:
    Subjects.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Subjects. Civil rights: Mississippi, 1962: 1 October-1 November
    Organization(s):
    University of Mississippi
    Physical Description:
    134 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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    Some of the archival materials in this collection may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Users of these materials are advised to determine the copyright status of any document from which they wish to publish.
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