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Memo, A. [Alex?] Rosen to Mr. [Alan H.?] Belmont; July 21, 1964

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Creator:Rosen, A. (Alex), 1905-
Title:Memo, A. [Alex?] Rosen to Mr. [Alan H.?] Belmont; July 21, 1964
Date:1964 July 21

From the Spears (Lawrence D.) Civil Rights Collection. Memo from Alex(?) Rosen to Alan(?) Belmont dated July 21, 1964, regarding the attack of Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on July 10, 1964. The three civil rights workers were attacked by two men from Collins, Mississippi, and beaten with iron pipes as they were returning from voter registration canvassing during Freedom Summer. The memo discusses the progress of the investigation. One suspect, Kilmer Estus Keys, is in custody, and authorities are still looking for another suspect, Clifton Archie Keys. Portions of the document are blacked out.

Subjects:Lelyveld, Arthur J., 1913- | Owen, David G. | Spears, Lawrence D. | Keys, Kilmer Estus | Keys, Clifton Archie | Civil rights workers--Violence against--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Civil rights workers--Violence against--Mississippi--Forrest County | Criminal investigation--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Criminal investigation--Mississippi--Forrest County | Hate crime investigation--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Hate crime investigation--Mississippi--Forrest County | Hate crimes--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Hate crimes--Mississippi--Forrest County | United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation | United States, Mississippi, Hattiesburg | United States, Mississippi, Forrest County
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 1, Folder 2, AM99-74 Spears (Lawrence D.) Civil Rights Collection, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

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