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Letter from Sallie Holley (Lottsburgh, Virginia) to her cousin Harrietta W. Brand (Anchorage, Kentucky)

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P659

A letter from abolitionist and civil rights worker Sallie Holley (Lottsburgh, Virginia) to her cousin Harrietta Brand (Anchorage, Kentucky), April 8, 1890. Holley writes of her activities with family and friends during a recent trip to Brooklyn, New York, where she also attended readings conducted by the American Dante Society.

Dates: April 8, 1890

Walter Bergman, Freedom Rider collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH WL MS 6

This volume, compiled by Laird M. Wilcox, contains copies of Federal Bureau of Investigation documents that were produced in a lawsuit filed against the FBI by civil rights advocate Walter Bergman who, as a Freedom Ride participant, was beaten by Ku Klux Klansmen in 1961 at Birmingham, Alabama. The documents relate to the FBI's knowledge of events leading up to the attack, including its interactions with the Klan and with local police.

Dates: 1984