Joseph L. Rauh, Jr., the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, and the 1964 Democratic National Convention : prelude to the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Author:
Hutchins, William Maurice, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisor:
Mccurdy, Charles, Department of History, University of Virginia
Abstract:

The paper examines the formation of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party formed in 1864, which made an oxymoron for the term "black political participation" in the state of Mississippi.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
Suffrage, Voter registration, 1951-, Mississippi, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, Rauh, Joseph L., 1911-1992, Jr., African Americans, United States, Politics and government
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1991/05