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Mississippi & Presidential Elections

Washington & Lincoln

Taft's Trip to Mississippi

Woodrow Wilson

FDR & Senator Pat Harrison

W.T. Marshall Collection

JFK & The University of Mississippi


Nixon & Ford

Willie Morris Collection


Presidential Signed Documents

Presidents and the Blues

Presidential Deaths


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In 1956, white Republicans -- commonly known as the “Lily Whites” -- sought to consolidate their standing by petitioning the National Republican Party for official recognition and all delegate seats. The Republican National Committee negotiated a compromise that split the state's convention seating between the "Black and Tans" and the "Lily Whites."  Although Black-and-Tan leader Perry Howard retained his national committee post, the latter group gained the state executive committee chairmanship and control of all policy decisions.

Brief On Behalf of the Mississippi Republican Party in Contest of Delegation with Mississippi Black & Tan Grand Old Party.

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