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This Is Your Free Sample Copy of the Virginian: But Before You Read It May We Ask You a Favor? Please Read the Enclosed Sheet, "Sonny Side Up," First! "Sonny Side Up" Is a Column Which Appears in the Negro Newspaper the Chicago Defender. We Are Sending It to You So That You Can See, With Your Own Eyes, the Sort of Vile Material Being Circulated by Those Who Want to Force White and Colored Children Into the Same Schools. We Believe That You Will Be as Shocked as We Were at the Sex Filth and at the Callous Suggestion That White Children of the South Be Murdered ... : This Free Copy Is the Only Sample Which We Can Send You, So Won't You Use the Coupon Below to Subscribe Now?

Murrain, Edward
Format
Book
Published
[Newport News, Va. : The Virginia League, 1955?]
Language
English
Related Title
Chicago defender.
Virginian (Newport News, Va.)
Description
[2] leaves ; 28 x 22 cm.
Notes
Leaf [2] has title: Sonny side up / by Edward "Sonny" Murrain. At head of title: "The following appeared Oct. 15, 1955 in the Chicago Defender. This article is reprinted from a Negro newspaper." At bottom of sheet: "This reprint distributed by The Virginian, 310-53rd St., Newport News, Va." Murrain's article comments on the death of Emmett Till and suggests that "the time has come for the Negro, both north and south, to go 'underground' and establish a vengeance-born secret society of his own."
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Transferred from John Segar Gravatt Papers, MSS 11584.
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