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A Rally for Victory, A Revival for Freedom

William H. Lawson

in No Small Thing: The 1963 Mississippi Freedom Vote

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496816351
eISBN:
9781496816399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816351.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter Six examines the final rally of the campaign. Advertised as a “Victory Rally” both by posters and the speeches given at the final event, the Freedom Vote participants are able to look back ... More


Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Elections of the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., September 13, 1965

Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck

in The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738223
eISBN:
9781604738230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738223.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the 1964 congressional primaries, some of the candidates backed by the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP), including Fannie Lou Hamer, Annie Devine, and Victoria Gray, lost to ... More


“I Don’t Mind My Light Shining,”: Speech Delivered at a Freedom Vote Rally in Greenwood, Mississippi, Fall 1963

Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck

in The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738223
eISBN:
9781604738230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738223.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the fall of 1963, Allard Lowenstein and Bob Moses organized a “mock election” called the Freedom Vote to show that disenfranchised black Mississippians would cast a ballot if given the ... More


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