MSS Finding Aids

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


Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1785. Copy of letter, 29 July 1944, from John Barret Rodes, Bowling Green, Kentucky to his daughter Mary (Rodes) Helm in which he discusses instances of lynchings and mob violence in Warren and Logan Counties. Letter from Helm, Upper Montclair, New Jersey to Riley Handy, Bowling Green, Kentucky 7 August 1981 donating her father's letter to the Kentucky Library.


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