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1964

Allen, Chude Pamela, 1943-

Letter from Chude Pamela Parker Allen to her parents

Holly Springs (Miss.) - Pam talks about her students and the school. Topics include a schedule of her typical day, some of her personal relationships, integration at a local church, things she needs, financial support, and local arrests. "There is no doubt in my mind that this is worth dying for."

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1964

Allen, Chude Pamela, 1943-

Letter from Chude Pamela Parker Allen to her parents

Holly Springs (Miss.) - Pam refers to her decision not to go with Dan to Atlanta, and that true love is freeing rather than stifling.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1964 June 30

Allen, Chude Pamela, 1943-

Letter from Chude Pamela Parker Allen to Mom and Dad

Holly Springs (Miss.) - Pam writes about the Oxford Conference. She expresses strong emotions pertaining to the Civil Rights Movement.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1964

Allen, Chude Pamela, 1943-

Letter from Chude Pamela Parker Allen to her parents

Holly Springs (Miss.) - Pam writes about a play put on by the Holly Springs Freedom School on July 26th called "Seeds of Freedom."

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1964 Aug. 6

Allen, Chude Pamela, 1943-

Letter from Chude Pamela Parker Allen to her parents

Holly Springs (Miss.) - A more personal letter (not for publication), Pam tells her parents about her boyfriend Ralph, an African American. She intends to bring him home for a visit, but is worried about the reactions they may get in her community.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1964 July 30

Allen, Chude Pamela, 1943-

Letter from Chude Pamela Parker Allen to be published

Oxford (Miss.) - Pam writes about her talk to sociology classes at the University of Mississippi, which resulted in some tense situations on campus, as well as a car chase later on by locals outside of the school.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1964

Allen, Chude Pamela, 1943-

Letter from Chude Pamela Parker Allen to her parents

Holly Springs (Miss.) - Pam sends this rough draft of a letter to Staughton Lynd to her parents. She asks them to send copies Mr. Shaw at the New Hope Gazette and to the Doylestown Intelligencer to be published. Among other things, Pam talks about teaching students the inspiring story of the fight for Haitian independence, her religion classes and her nonviolence classes.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers