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Collection Title: Civil Rights Letter sent to Kennedy (Robert F.) , 1961

Accession Number: AM 98-14

Inclusive Dates: 1961

Volume: 1 item

Given By: Donated by Mrs. Virginia L. Walley.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Unsigned letter to U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy dated June 5, 1961 from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Apparently written by a local white woman, the letter describes the Freedom Riders and other civil rights activists negatively and criticizes the federal government for interfering in the Southern way of life.

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