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Title
James Meredith Determined to Stay at Univ. of Mississippi
Date Created and/or Issued
1962-12-24T08:00:00Z
Publication Information
Chapman University Digital Commons
Contributing Institution
Chapman University, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
Collection
UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980
Rights Information
copyrighted
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Description
Chicago: James Meredith, the first Negro to enter the University of Miss., told a news conference here 12/24 that he is determined to remain at Ole Miss despite the shooting of his father's home at Kosciusko, Miss. Meredith had planned to spend Christmas in Chicago but a shotgun blast at his father's home forced him to cancel his plans and return to Mississippi.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
http://digitalcommons.chapman.edu/upi_african_american/167
Subject
African Americans
History
United States
Prejudice
Desegregation
Civil rights movement
Black Panthers
African American Studies
United States History
Source
UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

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