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MFDP Delegates Occupy Seats
Atlantic City, NJ: August 10, 1964. MFDP delegates challenge Mississippi Democrats at Democratic Convention. Sit-in on 3rd night of convention. Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party delegates occuply seats of regular Mississippi Democratic delegates. Required to sign a loyalty oath to President Johnson, all but four of the regular delegates instead left the Convention. Lulabelle Johnson, seated, bottom. Jimmy Travis, seated, third from bottom.
Atlantic City, New Jersey
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© 1976, George Ballis / TakeStock
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