Letter from Dallas with Attachments

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Letter from a constituent in Dallas, Texas to Rep. John Dowdy urging Dowdy to support the relocation of African Americans to Africa; The letter mentions three attachments, a bill format by a Dr. Robert Fand (not included), a letter from O. C. Fisher, and a pamphlet on African colonization. The letter from Fisher discusses the affect of the rise of the African American population in Washington, D.C. on the issue of home rule. The pamphlet on colonization, created by the Federation for Constitutional Government, discusses the history, cost, and feasibility of African colonization.

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Constituent. "Letter from Dallas with Attachments." John V. Dowdy, Sr. Papers, Box 209, File 324, "Letter from Dallas with Attachments," March 3, 1965 and June 25, 1965, W. R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.. Accessed 16 August 2022. http://acsc.lib.udel.edu/exhibits/show/political-env/item/235.

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Title

Letter from Dallas with Attachments

Subject

United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965--Legislative history.
African Americans--Colonization--Africa.
Race relations.
Fisher, O. C. (Ovie Clark), 1903-1994.

Description

Letter from a constituent in Dallas, Texas to Rep. John Dowdy urging Dowdy to support the relocation of African Americans to Africa; The letter mentions three attachments, a bill format by a Dr. Robert Fand (not included), a letter from O. C. Fisher, and a pamphlet on African colonization. The letter from Fisher discusses the affect of the rise of the African American population in Washington, D.C. on the issue of home rule. The pamphlet on colonization, created by the Federation for Constitutional Government, discusses the history, cost, and feasibility of African colonization.

Creator

Constituent
Fisher, O. C. (Ovie Clark)
Federation for Constitutional Government

Source

John V. Dowdy, Sr. Papers, Box 209, File 324, "Letter from Dallas with Attachments," March 3, 1965 and June 25, 1965, W. R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

Publisher

Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

Date

1965-03-3
1965-06-25

Contributor

W.R. Poage Legislative Library

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English

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Coverage

Dallas, Texas