Letter from the "Concerned Black and Chicano Prisoners" of Folsom State Prison, 1971

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Title

Letter from the "Concerned Black and Chicano Prisoners" of Folsom State Prison, 1971

Subject

Incarceration
Dymally, Mervyn M., 1926-2012

Description

In a 19 November 1974 letter written by a group of "Black and Chicano Prisoners," at Folsom State Prison, the authors congratulate Dymally on being elected as Lt. Governor, and adds that as Chicano and Black people first, as citizens of CA second, and as "convicts third," they stress that Dymally has been long considered a friend to the "convicted class," that has not gone unnoticed by incarcerated people.

Creator

"Concerned Black and Chicano Prisoners"

Source

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

Publisher

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

Date

1971-11-19

Contributor

Dr. Dawn A. Dennis

Rights

IN COPYRIGHT

Format

Document

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

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Citation

"Concerned Black and Chicano Prisoners", “Letter from the "Concerned Black and Chicano Prisoners" of Folsom State Prison, 1971,” California State University - Los Angeles, accessed February 29, 2024, https://calstatela-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/45.