Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

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A letter with an enclosed article, titled "Ex-Communist Testifies On Red Goals in South" from frequent correspondent Landon Lane to Abbitt. The article suggested that the Communist Party of the United States of America sought to foster racial…

An issue of Common Sense, self-proclaimed as "The Nation's Anti-Communist Newspaper", with a focus on the relationship between communism and "race-mixing".

A pamphlet by Wilkinson Publishing company, advertising the 15th printing of John Beatty's The Iron Curtain over America and sent to Abbitt by frequent correspondent Landon Lane. Beatty's book purported to describe a Jewish plot to drive the United…

A small collection of anti-communist pamphlets produced by the Pilgrim Tract Society, Inc. in Randleman, N.C. Their titles are "Communist Horrors", "Are Christians Sleeping While The Communists Plan to Take Over?", and "The Central Purpose of…

Letter to Abbitt from frequent correspondent, Ernest S. Jones of Petersburg, Virginia, regarding school integration, the validity of the Fourteenth Amendment, and communist influence in the NAACP. Abbitt thanked Jones for his insight and noted that…

A series of pamphlets charging U.S. cigarette companies with using "Communist Tobacco," created by the Committee to Warn of the Arrival of Communist Merchandise on the Local Business Scene. This piece of propaganda also includes letters from R. J.…

In this pamphlet, the Citizens Grass Roots Crusade of South Carolina argued that civil rights efforts by Africans Americans were a communist plot to undermine the United states. The pamphlet contented that African Americans had been duped by the…

This copy of the anti-communist newspaper, Common Sense, no. 304, July 15, 1958, was sent to Abbitt by frequent correspondent Landon B. Lane. This newspaper publication was published by the Christian Educational Association, centered in Union, New…

Orbun Speas wrote a letter to the editor of the Richmond Times Dispatch, which he forwarded to Watkins Abbitt and Senator Harry Byrd. Spears included a pamphlet he received regarding Communism in Hollywood and expressed his concerns about its…

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This letter from George M. Dorsey from Warner Bros. Picture Distributing Corporation contained a recording of an anti-Communist speech given by Rabbi Maxwell H. Dubbin of Los Angeles, shared to promote the corporation president's anti-Communist…
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