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Letter from Dr. Wendell P. Russell to the Editor, The Washington Post

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Title: Letter from Dr. Wendell P. Russell to the Editor, The Washington Post
Date: 1963 September 17
Description: This is a carbon copy of the letter Dr. Russell, Dean of Students at Virginia Union University, sent to the editor of The Washington Post on September 17, 1963 in response to the Post's editorial "Reaping the Whirlwind." This carbon copy was sent to Margaret Freeman Cabell along with a copy of a letter sent to the Rev. John H. Cross, Jr., pastor of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama. 

The letter to the Rev. Cross was sent along with contributions from churches and individuals in Richmond, Virginia who wished to express their sympathy and contribute to the rebuilding of the Sixteenth Street Baptist after the bombing carried out by members of the Ku Klux Klan on September 15, 1963.
Citation:
“Letter from Dr. Wendell P. Russell to the Editor, The Washington Post,” VCU Libraries Gallery, accessed May 17, 2022, https://gallery.library.vcu.edu/items/show/79601.