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Written by:
John P. Moody Jr.  Search this
Received by:
John P. Moody Sr., American, 1903 - 1965  Search this
Marie Moody, American, 1903 - 1995  Search this
Subject of:
Rev. C. T. Vivian, American, 1924 - 2020  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 5/16 × 6 9/16 in. (23.7 × 16.7 cm)
Type:
correspondence
Freedom
Place made:
Jackson, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 27, 1961
Description:
A six page letter written by John Moody to his parents on May 27, 1961. The letter is handwritten in red pen on white paper. The letter describes his participation in the May 1961 Freedom Ride from Montgomery, Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi and his subsequent experience on trial and in jail in Jackson.
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
American South  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Law  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Segregation  Search this
U.S. History, 1953-1961  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of John P. Moody, Jr.
Object number:
2014.235a-f
Restrictions & Rights:
© John P. Moody Jr.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Freedom Riders
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5704fcd3f-eeef-4ba5-b4a8-a54fa2ed694a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.235a-f