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Carbon copy of a letter written by R.E. Johnson to George Morris, the president of the "Commercial Appeal" newspaper in Memphis, Tennessee, on September 8, 1931. Johnson tells Morris that "Commercial Appeal" reporters witnessed fraudulent black voter registration certificates being made out in Jim Mulcahy's bars and home and implies these reporters have been unwilling to report the abuses for fear of alienating Mulcahy. He also attacks Police Commissioner Clifford Davis for allowing Mulcahy to operate.
1931 September 8
Johnson, Robert Eugene, 1890-1964.
"R.E. Johnson to George Morris, Commercial Appeal, 1931" (2022). Documents. 2.