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Epithet: agent for the American loyalists British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x0002d7 Epithet: William? cousin of General Thornton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x000369 ...
Fannie Lou Hamer was born Fannie Lou Townsend on October 6, 1917, in Montgomery County, Mississippi. She was a voting and women's rights activist, community organizer, and a leader in the civil rights movement. She was the co-founder and vice-chair of the Freedom Democratic Party, which she represented at the 1964 Democratic National Convention. Hamer also organized Mississippi's Freedom Summer along with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). She was also a co-founder of the Nati...
Reformers, Journalists Carl Braden and his wife Anne, committed social activists, assisted Andrew Wade IV, a black electrician in Louisville, Ky. and his wife, in 1954 in buying a house in an all-white neighborhood of the community of Shively. The Bradens purchased the home and subsequently transferred it to the Wades. From the description of Carl and Anne Braden Papers, 1954-1964. (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 12959963 ...