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New York City Suburbs Flooded with Anti-negro and Anti-jewish Mail

December 20, 1965
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A flood of mail, most of it anti-Negro and some of it expressing also anti-Semitic sentiments, is being sent to addresses in New York City suburbs, particularly in Westchester County, of which this city is the center. That was revealed here this weekend by Israel H. Moss, executive director of the Westchester office of the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith.

Included among the mailings, said Mr. Moss, are about 5,000 booklets, entitled “How Classroom Desegregation Will Work,” written by Dr. Henry E. Garrett, retired head of the psychology department of Columbia University. Some of the mail, he declared, originates at Richmond, Va., and some in Washington, D.C. Mr. Moss linked many of the mailings with persons believed to be members of the John Birch Society.

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