Exhibition: Ulysses Kay: Twentieth Century Composer
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Letter to Ulysses Kay from Parchman Penitentiary
Freedom Rides, 1961
Letter from Barbara Kay to her husband Ulysses Kay. Barbara Kay participated in the Mississippi Freedom Rides during the summer of 1961. Arrested in Jackson, she was held in three jails including the Parchman Penitentiary for a total of about 60 days, after receiving a four-month sentence for "Breach of the Peace."
Kay, Barbara, 1925-1997
Kay, Ulysses, 1917-1995
July 30, 1961
Type of Date
Place of Origin
Box 85, Folder 9
Language of Cataloging
Ulysses Kay Papers
Kay, Barbara, 1925-1997 and Kay, Ulysses, 1917-1995, “Letter to Ulysses Kay from Parchman Penitentiary,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed December 14, 2017, https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/kay/item/7441.