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John R. Kellam papers

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Title:John R. Kellam papers
Date range:1935-1973
Creator:Kellam, John R.
Extent:3.0 linear feet
Abstract:John R. Kellam was a Quaker and an American prisoner of conscience in World War Two. He later devoted his life fighting against discrimination in general and in particular housing discrimination against minorities. This collection contains his papers relating to his work with the Rhode Island Committee Against Discrimination in Housing from 1950 to the early 1960s.
Language of materials:English
Repository:Phillips Memorial Library
Collection number:kellam