In the first letter, written July 7, 1933, Tricksey explains that he is an African American with a large family to support. He has just lost his job with the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, and he asks the governor to help him get employment or...
In the first letter, written January 10, 1934, Worthington explains that he would like to get work with the Civil Works Administration: "I am seventy years old, but my heath [sic] is good and I am willing to do any thing I can....I want to work as...
In the first letter, written March 21, 1934, Mrs. Williams explains that her children have not been able to go to school because she cannot afford shoes and clothes for them. She also mentions that her husband has been arrested. In the second...
In the first letter, written March 21, 1934, Carter explains that he is a sixty-four-year-old blind African American with no family or means of support. His home was recently sold to pay back taxes, and he asks the governor for advice and financial...
In the first letter, written March 2, Murphy criticizes the governor's interference in a strike in Piper, Alabama, where he called out the National Guard: "Now Governor, wake up, the poor working people have the same right to live as you and the...
The topics listed (group libel, falsity of publication, malicious publication, and damages) are used to justify the libel suit that L. B. Sullivan, police commissioner of Montgomery, filed against The New York Times in response to the advertisement.
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