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Letter from Earl J. Christenberry, secretary to Senator Huey Long, to Mary and Mildred Hicks, 30 April 1934

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Creator:Christenberry, Earle J.
Creator:Hicks, Mildred
Creator:Hicks, Mary, 1875-1966
Title:Letter from Earl J. Christenberry, secretary to Senator Huey Long, to Mary and Mildred Hicks, 30 April 1934
Date:1934 Apr. 30
Description:

In this letter, Christenberry inquires as to whether mutual acquaintance W.C. Marshall is Caucasian or African-American. According to Christenberry, Marshall had inquired about organizing a Share our Wealth Society, but did not indicate his race in the letter. Share our Wealth was a program designed by Huey Long dedicated to the redistribution of America's wealth.

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Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:Christenberry, Earle J. | Hicks, Mildred | Hicks, Mary, 1875-1966 | Race relations | Georgia--Race relations | Populism--United States | United States--Economic policy | Legislators--United States | Socialism--Southern States | Washington (D.C.) | Bainbridge (Ga.) | Decatur County (Ga.)
Collection:Online Manuscript Resources in Southern Women's History
Institution:Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Books Library (Emory University)
Contributors:Emory University. Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library | Online Manuscript Resources in Southern Womens' History Collection (Emory University. Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library)
Online Publisher:[Atlanta, Ga.] : Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University | 2006
Original Material:

Mildred Hicks papers, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University

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