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[Source Description: 14 May 1964: Letter from Rosemary Ezra to Floyd McKissick. - From Floyd McKissick Papers (#4930), Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.]


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In this letter, civil rights leader Rosemary Ezra asked McKissick to turn over her house deed to be used for bail. Ezra used her house as bail for herself and for other protesters. She was one of the few homeowners among the demonstrators.


Transcription:


Mr. F.B. McKissick, May 14th, 1964
Durham
May 14th, 1964

Dear Mr. McKissick,

Would you please hand over to my sister, or post to her, the title deed of my home on Northside Dr. which you have been holding for me. Please accept this as full receipt.

Thanking you,

Rosemary Ezra