In the first letter, written February 16, 1943, Finkley praises Governor Sparks for his recent pledge to treat African American citizens fairly: "As a Negro citizen...I offer my congratulations to you for your courageous and democratic pledge,...
In the first letter, written September 15, 1943, McQueen complains to Senator John Bankhead that an executive order at the hospital prevents segregation of the races. While he stresses that African American patients "should, of course, receive just...
Statement issued by James T. Mason, president of the Easonian Seminary, to the "Leaders of the White Race." In it Mason protests the mistreatment of African Americans: "This condition of affairs is becoming serious. Instead of the service rendered...
In the first letter, written September 6, 1944, Craft complains about African American passengers on city buses in Mobile: "A condition has been in effect here in Mobile since the War began...of some of the drivers of the City Lines allowing the...
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