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

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKWHCSF-0366-005
    Title:
    HU: 2: ST 24 (Mississippi): Executive, 20 January 1961-15 October 1962
    Date(s) of Materials:
    28 March 1961-11 October 1962
    Folder Description:
    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.
    Extent:
    70 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    22.
    Series Name:
    Human Rights (HU).
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files. HU: 2: ST 24 (Mississippi): Executive, 20 January 1961-15 October 1962
    Organization(s):
    University of Mississippi
    Place(s):
    Mississippi
    Physical Description:
    70 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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