Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

[Letter] 1958 November 17, Washington D.C. [to] Honorable H. Lester Hooker, Richmond, Va.

Title

[Letter] 1958 November 17, Washington D.C. [to] Honorable H. Lester Hooker, Richmond, Va.

Description

A letter from H. Lester Hooker of the State Corporation Commission for the Commonwealth of Virginia to Abbitt regarding school closures. Abbitt sent a personal response which expressed his opinion that it was unjust for white students to not be in school while African American students were still able to attend.

Creator

Hooker, H. Lester

Date

1958-11-14/1958-11-17

Contributor

Abbitt, Watkins Moorman, 1908-1998

Relation

Congressman Watkins Moorman Abbitt Papers.

Type

Text.

Spatial Coverage

Richmond, Virginia

Files

Collection

Citation

Hooker, H. Lester , “[Letter] 1958 November 17, Washington D.C. [to] Honorable H. Lester Hooker, Richmond, Va. ,” Dear Congressman Abbitt, accessed September 24, 2017, http://abbitt.richmond.edu/items/show/381.

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