Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

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A letter and enclosed clipping from "The Worker" sent by frequent correspondent Landon Lane. The article clipping was titled "Nation's Youth to Demonstrate! Now's the Time to Integrate!" and Lane's commentary on the subject was that the gradual…

Letter from Isham T. Wilkinson, a frequent correspondent of Abbitt, to Senator Harry Flood Byrd regarding Governor Lindsay Almond's school closing plan and Wilkinson's disapproval of Abbitt's approach to massive resistance. In the letter, Wilkinson…

This article by the Washington Daily News criticized the actions of segregationists in Virginia, sayinf that massive resistance tactics were never "anything more than a delaying device, relatively certain to be thrown out, once it reached the…

Florence D. Reipe, district director of the Staunton River district chapter of Virginia Congress of Parents and Teachers sent Abbitt a resolution unanimously adopted at the district chapter's annual meeting on March 14, 1958. The resolution…
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