This local organization attempted to register more black people to vote in the ’60s. Rev. O.W. Ingram was its secretary and treasurer.
Quitman – Organizations
Negro’s Voting League of Quitman County
Delta Burial Association
This burial company existed in the the late ‘50’s and 60’s in Marks, MS, and became a hub of NAACP anti-segregation activity. The Sovereignty Commission reported that every associated member of the company was a “subversive”.
Quitman County Development Organization, Inc.
This local organization describes its mission as “To become the premier organization in transforming the Mississippi Delta through the development of self-help strategies that will impact the economic and social well being of the region.”