Letter from Mervyn Dymally to Border Patrol agent, 1971

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Title

Letter from Mervyn Dymally to Border Patrol agent, 1971

Subject

International Advocacy
Border Patrol
Racism
Dymally, Mervyn M., 1926-2012

Description

In this letter from Mervyn Dymally to a border patrol agent, he expresses concerns about being stopped for identification as he is a US citizen, and at the racial profiling that he encountered at the border. Dymally closes by stating that the encounter reminded him of an experience in Germany.

Written by Aaron Rios, History 3450, Fall 2020.

Creator

Dymally, Mervyn M.

Source

Mervyn M. Dymally Papers, Special Collections & Archives, California State University, Los Angeles

Publisher

California State University, Los Angeles, Library. Special Collections & Archives

Date

1971-03-24

Rights

NO COPYRIGHT - UNITED STATES

Format

Document

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Peete_001

Citation

Dymally, Mervyn M. , “Letter from Mervyn Dymally to Border Patrol agent, 1971,” California State University - Los Angeles, accessed May 18, 2024, https://calstatela-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/36.