Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

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In a letter sent to each member of Virginia's congressional delegation, the Richmond Branch of the NAACP urged Abbitt to support H.R. 3147, an anti-lynching bill. Two weeks earlier, on April 24, 1959, Mack Parker, an African American, was lynched…

Jennette L. Daniel, president of the Cumberland Branch of the NAACP, wrote Abbitt urging him to support civil rights legislation pending in Congress.. The letter specifically addressed the lynching of Mack Parker in Mississippi on April 24, 1959. In…
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