Letter from Willis with Questionnaire and Reply

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Letter from a constituent in Willis, Texas to Rep. John Dowdy written on the back of a questionnaire; The questionnaire asks for constituents to give their opinion on the current political issues of 1965. The questionnaire is filled out and a letter to Dowdy is written on the back informing the congressman that the author does not wish federal tax dollars to go to support the marches led by Martin Luther King, Jr. In a reply letter, Dowdy expresses that he is also a proponent of the "need for civic responsibility." A transcription of the letter has been included.

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Constituent. "Letter from Willis with Questionnaire and Reply." John V. Dowdy, Sr. Papers, Box 209, File 324, "Letter from Willis with Questionnaire and Reply," February 1965 and April 2-5, 1965, W. R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.. Accessed 16 August 2022. http://acsc.lib.udel.edu/exhibits/show/political-env/item/237.

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Letter from Willis with Questionnaire and Reply

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United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965--Legislative history.
Suffrage--United States--History--20th century.

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Letter from a constituent in Willis, Texas to Rep. John Dowdy written on the back of a questionnaire; The questionnaire asks for constituents to give their opinion on the current political issues of 1965. The questionnaire is filled out and a letter to Dowdy is written on the back informing the congressman that the author does not wish federal tax dollars to go to support the marches led by Martin Luther King, Jr. In a reply letter, Dowdy expresses that he is also a proponent of the "need for civic responsibility." A transcription of the letter has been included.

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Constituent
Dowdy, John

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John V. Dowdy, Sr. Papers, Box 209, File 324, "Letter from Willis with Questionnaire and Reply," February 1965 and April 2-5, 1965, W. R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

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1965-02
1965-04-02
1965-04-05

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W.R. Poage Legislative Library

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