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HU: 2-7: Voting: General, 21 September 1962-30 April 1963

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKWHCSF-0374-011
    Title:
    HU: 2-7: Voting: General, 21 September 1962-30 April 1963
    Date(s) of Materials:
    26 August 1962-18 April 1963
    Folder Description:
    Materials in this folder include telegrams, petitions, memoranda, a newspaper article, and correspondence between President John F. Kennedy, Assistant Special Counsel to the President Lee C. White, various members of the White House staff, and individual citizens concerning incidents of voter intimidation, the pending 23rd Amendment to the Constitution permitting citizens of Washington, D.C. to vote in federal elections, and the pending 24th Amendment to the Constitution prohibiting states from conditioning the right to vote in federal elections on the payment of a poll tax, and incidents of racially motivated violence, with specific emphasis on violence against voter registration workers in Mississippi.
    Extent:
    57 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. Human Rights (HU). HU: 2-7: Voting: General, 21 September 1962-30 April 1963
    Physical Description:
    57 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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