Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files
Materials in this folder include clippings from New Hampshire newspapers regarding the admission of James Meredith to the University of Mississippi, letters and telegrams in support of the President’s actions on the Meredith situation, a letter from Director of Public Relations for University of Mississippi Marvin M. Black to Press Secretary Pierre Salinger, and letters and telegrams from members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) concerning violence in the South and the safety of African-Americans in Mississippi as a result of Meredith’s admission. Also included in this folder are copies of Mississippi State Legislature House Concurrent Resolution No. 18 and Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 108 condemning the actions of the Federal government in connection with the admission of James Meredith to the University of Mississippi.