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Letter, Rita (Walker) to Kathy (Dahl); July 27, 1967

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Creator:Walker, Rita
Title:Letter, Rita (Walker) to Kathy (Dahl); July 27, 1967
Date:1967 July 27

From the Dahl (Kathleen) Freedom Summer Collection. Letter from Rita Walker; includes mostly personal information, expresses frustration with social and economic conditions and with President Lyndon Johnson, mentions rioting in New York, Chicago and Detroit. Walker discusses difficulty finding work in northern states.

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

Subjects:Walker, Rita | Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973. | Dahl, Kathleen Aileen | Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973--Public opinion | African Americans | Civil rights workers | Holly Springs (Miss.) | Letter writing--Illinois--Aurora | Discrimination in employment--Mississippi | Discrimination in housing--Illinois | Riots--New York (State)--New York | Riots--Michigan--Detroit | Riots--Illinois--Chicago | United States, New York, New York County, New York, Harlem, 40.8078786, -73.9454154 | United States, Michigan, Wayne County, Detroit, 42.331427, -83.0457538 | United States, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, 41.850033, -87.6500523 | United States, Illinois, Aurora | United States, Illinois, Kane County | United States, Illinois, Kendall County | United States, Illinois, DuPage County | United States, Illinois, Will 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/1299/rec/1