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Letter, Jill Wakeman (Goodman) to friends; July 8, 1966

Object Type: Record
In Collection: M328 Goodman (Jill Wakeman) Civil Rights Collection


Transcribed copy of a typewritten letter from Jill Wakeman (Goodman) to friends, dated July 8, 1966, in which she discusses her friendship with Mrs. Simms, her hostess in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She also includes details about her experiences working with the movement, Vernon Dahmer, the Ku Klux Klan, and violence towards African Americans. Includes her personal observations about poverty, welfare, and living conditions for African Americans in Mississippi.


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