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Telegram supporting Governor Barnett
Subject Headings (Library of Congress)
Western Union Telegraph Company; Meredith, James, 1933-; College integration -- Mississippi -- Oxford; University of Mississippi -- History; University of Mississippi -- Riot, Sept. 30, 1962; Mississippi -- Race relations
Western Union Telegram Collection (MUM00472), Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi
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