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Investigation Of The University Of Mississippi Riots

In response to James Meredith attending classes at the University of Mississippi, riots broke out on campus in Oxford attracting observers and participants from across the nation and the world. Due to the destruction and deaths caused by the riots, the FBI conducted an investigation to identify the main instigators. Among those they interviewed was a young correspondent from Texas, Dan Rather, as well as many others involved.

Subject

African Americans | Education | University of Mississippi

Creator

Records of the United States Marshals Service,
Record Group 527

Source

Records of the University of Mississippi Riots, 1962-1963

Date

September - November 1962

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Textual Document, 5 pages | Still Image, 2 photos

Identifier

 

Coverage

Oxford (Miss.)

Original Format

Paper
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