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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2966. “Official Application for Freedom Riders,” a parody application for civil rights activists intending to protest segregation in Southern interstate bus terminals, to be submitted to George Rockwell, Hell Raiders, Inc., Arlington, Virginia, asks for data such as “Address” (“Place where body can be sent”); “Do you bleed easily?”; “State how you prefer to defend yourself” (Fisticuffs, Hand Grenade, etc.); and “State your wish for the following” (Rope neck size, bullet caliber, coffin color, etc.)


Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance | United States History



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