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Letter, Kathleen Dahl to Friends; September 1, 1964

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Creator:Dahl, Kathleen Aileen
Title:Letter, Kathleen Dahl to Friends; September 1, 1964
Date:1964 Sept. 1

From the Dahl (Kathleen) Freedom Summer Collection. One-page letter by Kathleen Dahl, a registered nurse and Freedom Summer volunteer in Holly Springs, Mississippi. She writes on behalf of Charles T. Scales, an African-American volunteer and native of Holly Springs, to solicit funds for Scales' hospital bills; he sustained injuries in a car accident while on business for the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) and was later mistreated by local hospital personnel and law enforcement officials.

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

Subjects:Dahl, Kathleen Aileen | Scales, Charles T. | Chaney, James Earl, 1943-1964 | Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 | Goodman, Andrew, 1943-1964 | Discrimination in medical care | Fund raising | Police misconduct | Letter writing--Mississippi--Holly Springs | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Women civil rights workers--Mississippi | Nurses--Mississippi | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Harassment--Mississippi | Violence--Mississippi | Traffic accidents--Mississippi | Medical care, Cost of--Mississippi | Race relations | Mississippi--Race relations | United States, Mississippi, Marshall County | United States, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, 41.850033, -87.6500523
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 31, M357 Dahl (Kathleen) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

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Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of USM - Historical Manuscripts.

Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Forms part of the Kathleen Dahl Freedom Summer Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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