Archives & Special Collections: Finding Aids


Document Type

Finding Aid

Collection Date

1939; 1953-1983




Civil rights movements; Desegregation in education; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; Mississippi--Race relations

General Physical Description Note

6.26 linear ft. 7 boxes + 3 oversize boxes


Newspaper clippings, newsletters, pamphlets, programs, posters, and other printed material documenting race relations and civil rights activism in Mississippi from 1953 to 1983, collected by the Reverend Edwin King. King, a native Mississippian, was a key figure in the Mississippi civil rights movement and a leader of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.

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