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Letter, Rita and Sid Walker to Kathy (Dahl); July 13, 1967

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Creator:Walker, Rita
Title:Letter, Rita and Sid Walker to Kathy (Dahl); July 13, 1967
Date:1967 July 13

From the Dahl (Kathleen) Freedom Summer Collection. Letter from Rita Walker to Kathy Dahl. Walker writes from Aurora, Illinois, about the lack of jobs in Mississippi. She writes that African Americans did not make use of opportunities to talk to Bobby Kennedy at a statewide meeting in Jackson when he was in Mississippi trying to find out how to help feed poor people. She writes of her daughter's difficulties in school. Three years after Freedom Summer, Walker expresses frustration and discouragement.

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

Types:Correspondence | Text
Subjects:Walker, Rita | African Americans--Mississippi--Holly Springs | African American children--Mississippi--Holly Springs | Apathy--Mississippi--Holly Springs | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Holly Springs | 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.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/1285/rec/1