Check for $1.95 made out to the State of Alabama Treasurer

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Title

Check for $1.95 made out to the State of Alabama Treasurer

Creator

Halliburton, Louise E. Herron, 1897-1991.

Description

Check enclosed with letter written to Alabama Governor James E. Folsom on 1958-08-23. Check made out to the State of Alabama Treasurer to cover the $1.95 theft by Jimmy Wilson committed on July 1957 that led to his conviction and death sentence in 1958.

Subject

Racism

Source

Halliburton Collection

Format

Digital image captured with an Epson 12000XL scanner. TIFF file created from a check scanned and resized to 1500x 639 pixels, 96 dpi.

Contributor

Nora Jimenez

Date Modified

2022-07-27

Rights Holder

The Center for Dubuque History at Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52091

Date

1958-08-23

Language

English

Medium

Paper (overall material)

Tags

Citation

Halliburton, Louise E. Herron, 1897-1991. , “Check for $1.95 made out to the State of Alabama Treasurer,” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed July 21, 2024, http://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/7625.