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Oil on canvas
Artist/Maker:Frederic Edwin Church
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"One Man/One Vote" (on edge), "FDP" (in center), black on white
Gift of Roberta Gratz
The Freedom Democratic Party of Mississippi was founded on April 26, 1964 as part of a voter registration drive prior to the 1964 Democratic Convention. At the Convention in Atlantic City the FDP challenged the right of the regular party to seat its all-white delegation.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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