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Letter, W.G. Sims to Drew Pearson; December 25, 1964

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Creator:Sims, W. G.
Title:Letter, W.G. Sims to Drew Pearson; December 25, 1964
Date:1964 Dec. 25

From the Ben-Ami (Rabbi David Z.) Papers. This letter from W.G. Sims to Drew Pearson explains how turkeys donated by the "Christmas for Mississippi" project were distributed to needy families in the Hattiesburg area on Christmas Eve 1964.

Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 | Sims, W. G. | Taylor, Marvin | Hunt, Robert E. | Ben-Ami, David Z., 1924- | African American churches--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Churches--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African Americans--Religion | St. James Methodist Church (Hattiesburg, Miss.) | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights movements--United States | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights workers--United States | Charity | Conduct of life | Benevolence--Mississippi | African Americans--Charities | African Americans--Economic conditions | African Americans--Social conditions | Poor--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Poor--Services for--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Poor African Americans--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Poor African Americans--Services for--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African Americans--Services for--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Social service--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Social service--Washington (D.C.) | Social service and race relations--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American families--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American families--Services for--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Christmas--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Holidays--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Dinners and dining--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Turkeys--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Journalists--United States | Radio journalists--United States | Radio personalities--United States | Television journalists--United States | Television personalities--United States | Christmas for Mississippi Project | United States, Mississippi, Hattiesburg | United States, Mississippi, Forrest County | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 5, M365 Ben-Ami (Rabbi David Z.) Papers, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of USM - Historical Manuscripts.

Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami Papers Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

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