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Letter from Mary and Mildred Hicks to Earl J. Christenberry, secretary to Senator Huey Long, 4 May 1934

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Creator:Christenberry, Earle J.
Creator:Hicks, Mildred
Creator:Hicks, Mary, 1875-1966
Title:Letter from Mary and Mildred Hicks to Earl J. Christenberry, secretary to Senator Huey Long, 4 May 1934
Date:1934 May 4
Description:

In this May 4, 1934 letter, Mary and Mildred Hicks reply to a letter from Earle J. Christenberry, secretary to Louisiana senator Huey Long. In the letter, the women explain their family's background in the Socialist movement and explain why they believe it should be a white-only movement. They also inform Christenberry that W. C. Marshall, who had expressed interest in Long's Share our Wealth Society, is an African American preacher.

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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 | Women, White--Georgia--Bainbridge | African American men--Georgia--Bainbridge | Race discrimination--Southern States | Bainbridge (Ga.) | Decatur County (Ga.) | Washington (D.C.)
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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