Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Congressional Challenge - Fact Sheet
Order a pdf of this item here.
One fact sheet dated 1964, regarding an election where Heber Lander denied MFDP candidates names on the ballot. Document details the basis of the challenge (that five representatives were elected unconstitutionally), the procedure, suggesting a Fairness resolution and background on the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) was organized as an integrated group to challenge the Mississippi Democratic Party which at the time elected white people only.
The copyright law of the United States (title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specific conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be “used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research.” If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of “fair use,” that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.