Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

"Segregation?"

Title

"Segregation?"

Description

In this address to the Lions Club of Statesville, North Carolina, the Reverend James P. Dees began by describing his compassion for African Americans, but also declared his staunch opposition to integration. He also discussed his objections to interracial marriage, the NAACP, and the authority of the Supreme Court.

Creator

Dees, James P.

Date

1955-05-09

Relation

Congressman Watkins Moorman Abbitt Papers

Spatial Coverage

Statesville, North Carolina

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Citation

Dees, James P., “"Segregation?" ,” Dear Congressman Abbitt, accessed November 19, 2017, http://abbitt.richmond.edu/items/show/129.

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