TITLE

NEGRO LEADERS PUSH DRIVE TO BUILD VOTING STRENGTH

PUB. DATE
November 1951
SOURCE
Ebony;Nov1951, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the efforts of African American political leaders in Mississippi to build up the voting strength of African American voters in the state.
ACCESSION #
49258281

 

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