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 - FBI Agents Copying Vote Poll Books “ • * w UpJ...
FBI Agents Copying Vote Poll Books “ • * w UpJ Rnnl/’C rOll DUOKb HATTIESBURG, Miss. iAPi _ FBI agents, armed with a federal ™„rt m-am- nvirtav u • 'n • v0 registration and poll books in thc of{ic'e of Forerest County 1 registrar Theron Lynd. The agents served thc iou- pound Lynd with thc order issued by federal District Judge Harold and then"moved . .. hridays move ended 22 months of legal maneuverings and re- sistance by Lynd and his legal staff. Lynd and the attorneys said they had no further recourse in preventing federal agents from examining the records. The order opens certain files to the Justice Department, which accused Lynd of discriminating nursing)Negrocg t 0 make ty federal pxa Earlier this Lynd’s trial on the crimination charges and ordered him to reconsider voting commanding him to make the files available iminers. Earlier this week. Judge Cox Stations of eight Negroes. Lynd J hns nisi de no comment concern- Wa InsJucS . , ( . • The order delivered tinlay in- Eructs Lynd lo make available: The registration lists of both ac-: copied and rejected voter appli-; cants in Forrest County since! Fab. 25, 1959. All documents used by Lvnd since that date in administering the constituLonal interpret»»•«" Jest to prospective voters. the constituLonal interpretation

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  1. Monroe Morning World,
  2. 10 Mar 1962, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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