Item: The Citizens' Council, volume 5, no. 3 (December 1959)

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Record Number: 8858
Collection: Morris Milgram papers [2176]
Box Number: 81
Folder Number: 6
Address: Jackson MS
Date of View: December 1959
View Format: Printed Matter
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Published in Jackson, Mississippi, The Citizens' Council was the official paper of the Citizens' Councils of America, "dedicated to the maintenance of peace, good order and domestic tranquility in our Community and in our State and to the preservation of our States' Rights."

(1) is front page of vol. 5, no. 3 of the newspaper, published in December 1959;

2) is detail of the front page above the fold, including headlines and political cartoon related to the Deerfield Freedom of Residence battle.  Deerfield, Illinois was the site of a battle over racial integration in residential housing, as community leaders and residents challenged plans for a housing development open to African-Americans.