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[Letter] 1957 December 9, Altavista, Va. [to] Congressman Watkins Moorman Abbitt, Appomattox, Va.

Title

[Letter] 1957 December 9, Altavista, Va. [to] Congressman Watkins Moorman Abbitt, Appomattox, Va.

Description

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 nationalism among African Americans as a tool of revolution. In his letter, Lane then drew connections to the NAACP.

Creator

Lane, Landon B.

Date

1957-12-09

Relation

Congressman Watkins Moorman Abbitt Papers.

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Text.

Spatial Coverage

Altavista, Virginia

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Citation

Lane, Landon B. , “[Letter] 1957 December 9, Altavista, Va. [to] Congressman Watkins Moorman Abbitt, Appomattox, Va. ,” Dear Congressman Abbitt, accessed November 23, 2017, http://abbitt.richmond.edu/items/show/384.

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