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Letter: to Benjamin Smith, 1962 October 23

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Creator:Braden, Anne, 1924-2006
Title:Letter: to Benjamin Smith, 1962 October 23
Date:1962 Oct. 23
Description:

Image of a letter written to Benjamin Smith from Anne Braden. Braden asks Smith to use his influence with the National Lawyers Guild to attempt to keep Len Holt, a lawyer who represented and arranged for representation of thousands of arrested civil rights protestors, in the South. She expresses concern for what Holt's absence would mean to the Civil Rights Movement.

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Types:Letters (correspondence) | StillImage
Subjects:Braden, Anne, 1924-2006 | Smith, Benjamin Eugene | Holt, Len | Women civil rights workers--Southern States | Women social reformers--Southern States | National Lawyers Guild | Lawyers--Southern States | Civil rights movements--Southern States | Lawyers--Louisiana--New Orleans | Southern States | New Orleans (La.) | Orleans Parish (La.)
Collection:Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs
Institution:Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Contributors:Mississippi. Dept. of Archives and History
Online Publisher:[Jackson (Miss.)] : Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History | 2002
Original Material:

from SCEF - Louisiana, Sovereignty Commission records, Mississippi Department of Archives and History

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Forms part of Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006

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