The ASCU was established by the Communist Party in 1931, and most of its members were African Americans. The letters are from L. N. Duncan, director of the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service, and Bradford Knapp, president of Auburn University....
In the letter Bankhead explains the difficulty he has had getting an extension on the passport of Ida, Tallulah's English personal assistant. He succeeded because of his political connections: "I really had to go myself in person to get the matter...
These documents belonged to Wallace's attorney, J. Kirkman Jackson, who defended him when U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy sought an injunction enjoining Wallace from preventing the enrollment of Vivian Malone and David McGlathery at the...
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