Montgomery--Lucile Montgomery general correspondence, 1964-1966 (Lucile Montgomery papers, 1963-1967; Historical Society Library Microforms Room, Micro 44, Reel 2, Segment 31b)
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DescriptionThere are a few documents here from 1964--including a March 1964 fundraising appeal from Martin Luther King--but the bulk of the material is from 1965-1966. These letters show the beginnings of a shift from the civil rights movement to concerns about the Vietnam War. Among other things, this folder includes the following: Letter and description of the Turn Toward Peace (TTP) movement. Letters from black and white civil rights workers Lucile Montgomery had met in the South, most appealing for money, materials, and other support. A 1965 letter about a HUAC investigation. Letters opposing the Vietnam War. Letters about SDS. A letter from a bookseller recommending books on integration in the South. An appeal for bail money for the 500 people arrested and jailed in Jackson in June 1965. A list of books, recordings, films, and a car sought by a 1965 freedom school. Efforts to host a fundraiser at which Dick Gregory would appear. A description of an "assembly of unrepresented people" to dec
Correspondence Reports And Surveys Press Releases Memoranda Meeting Minutes
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