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Ulysses Kay: Twentieth Century Composer: Barbara Kay: Freedom Rider

Item Information

Letter to Ulysses Kay from Hinds County Jail, back

Dublin Core

Title

Letter to Ulysses Kay from Hinds County Jail, back

Subject

Freedom Rides, 1961

Description

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."

Creator

Kay, Barbara, 1925-1997
Kay, Ulysses, 1917-1995

Date

July 7, 1961

Language

eng

MODS

Key Date

1961-07-07

Type of Date

ex

Place of Origin

Jackson, Mississippi

Form/Genre

correspondence

Repository Name

nnc-rb

Shelf Location

Box 85, Folder 9

Language of Cataloging

eng

Digital Origin

rd

Collection

Ulysses Kay Papers

Citation

Kay, Barbara, 1925-1997 and Kay, Ulysses, 1917-1995, “Letter to Ulysses Kay from Hinds County Jail, back,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed October 18, 2017, https://exhibitions.cul.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/kay/item/7449.

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