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Letter, Erle Johnston, Jr., to Paul B. Johnson and Carroll Gartin; 14 February 1964

Object Type: Record
In Collection: M191 Johnson (Paul B.) Family Papers


From the Paul B. Johnson Family Papers. Earle Johnston, Jr., director of the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission, writes to Governor Paul B. Johnson and Lieutenant Governor Carroll Gartin on 14 February 1964, regarding the sons of Louvenia Williamson, Edgar and Randy. The boys were deemed 1/16 or 1/32 black and were therefore barred from their local white school.


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