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Leesha Faulkner Civil Rights Collection

Identifier: M398
Scope and Contents The Leesha Faulkner papers are an engaging group of materials that give an in depth look into the Civil Rights Movement and primarily the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission. The collection has been divided into eleven series.Series I: ACLU Documents contains materials relating to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). It also has the court documents, ACLU vs. Cliff Finch, et. al. (1977), ACLU vs. Kirk Fordice, et. al. (ca. 1993), and ACLU vs. Ray Mabus (1989 and 1993). These...
Dates: 1932-1995; Majority of material found within 1960-1970

Erle E. Johnston, Jr. Papers

Identifier: M319
Overview This collection is comprised mainly of materials that document Erle Johnston's personal life and professional activities from approximately 1922 through his death in 1995. The Erle Johnston Papers should be beneficial to any researcher interested in the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi, as well as the political history of Mississippi in the twentieth century. The collection also provides insight into the life and personality of an important Mississippian.
Dates: circa 1922-1999

Erle Johnston Oral History Appendix

Identifier: M321
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two items. One item is a copy of the minutes of the August 8, 1966, meeting of the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission. The other item is an eighteen page document entitled, "Report on Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission (1964-1967)." Both items were part of the Erle Johnston, Jr., Oral History, Volume 276, Part I, that were previously restricted pending the opening of the official State Sovereignty Commission Records in the Mississippi Department of...
Dates: 1964-1967