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Letter from Glenda Ashmore regarding civil rights bill
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Identifier: di_04444
Title: Letter from Glenda Ashmore regarding civil rights bill
Description: Two page handwritten letter. One area of opposition to civil rights legislation came from private business people who felt the proposed bill would limit their power to operate their business in whatever manner they chose. The letter references the opinion that regulation of business practices should be the duty of state government. There are also references the idea of the right to refuse service and the types of protest and demonstrations against businesses.
City: Orange
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1964/05/11
Creator: Ashmore, Glenda
Source: Brooks (Jack B.) Papers
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: unprocessed
Format: Letter (correspondence)
Size: 11.75 in X 7.812 in
Subject: Civil rights