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Letter, Rita Walker to Kathy (Dahl); January 29, 1966

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Creator:Walker, Rita
Title:Letter, Rita Walker to Kathy (Dahl); January 29, 1966
Date:1966 Jan. 29

From the Dahl (Kathleen) Freedom Summer Collection. Two-page letter by Rita Walker addressed to Kathleen Dahl. Walker asks Dahl to send clothes and food to Holly Springs, Mississippi. She writes about civil rights workers U.Z. (Nunnally), Howard (Jeffries) and Aviva (Futorian). She also discusses local voter registration efforts and work shared with her husband, Bud, to organize welfare and Social Security for the people of Holly Springs.

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

Subjects:Walker, Rita | Dahl, Kathleen Aileen | Nunnally, U. Z. | Futorian, Aviva | Jeffries, Howard | African Americans | Civil rights workers | Public welfare | Voter registration | Letter writing--Mississippi--Holly Springs | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Holly Springs | Gifts--Mississippi | Political participation--Mississippi | Actions and defenses--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, Holly Springs | United States, Mississippi, Marshall County
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 2, Folder 3, 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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