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The Tunica Times • P.O. Box 308/986 Magnolia Street, Tunica, MS 38676

UM library receives Kennedy letters

Letters from the time of the University of Mississippi’s historic integration are the newest additions to the Modern Political Archives collection at the J.D. Williams Library.

Raymond Harshman, a 1958 Ole Miss graduate, recently donated the letters written to him by President John F. Kennedy and U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy. The Kennedys sent the letters to Harshman after the 1962 campus riot to thank him for serving as a U.S. Marshal during the university’s integration.

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