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From the Spears (Lawrence D.) Civil Rights Collection. <br>Memo from Alex ") Rosen to Alan ") Belmont dated July 21, 1964, about the attack on Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on July 10, 1964. The memo discusses the progress of the investigation. Kilmer Estus Keys is in custody, and authorities are still looking for another suspect, Clifton Archie Keys. Portions of the document are blacked out.

21 July 1964

From the Spears (Lawrence D.) Civil Rights Collection. <br>Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) teletype from the New Orleans office to the Director dated July 24, 1964. States that the case involving the attack on Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld will be presented to a local, not federal, grand jury.

24 July 1964

From the Spears (Lawrence D.) Civil Rights Collection. <br>Report by Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent of the New Orleans office on the progress of the investigation of the attack on Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld. The memo names suspects as Clifton Archie Keys and Kilmer Estus Keys. States that the latter surrendered and was subsequently charged, and a warrant has been issued for Clifton Archie Keys. Portions of the document are blacked out.

23 July 1964

From the Spears (Lawrence D.) Civil Rights Collection. <br>Memo from Alex(" Rosen to Alan ") Belmont dated July 13, 1964, about the attack on Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on July 10, 1964. The memo mentions that Spears' father was in the FBI from 1942-1945. Portions of the document are blacked-out.

13 July 1964

From the Spears (Lawrence D.) Civil Rights Collection. <br>Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) teletype from the New Orleans office to the Director dated July 11, 1964. Describes the attack on Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld, Lawrence Spears, and David Owen, that occurred in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on July 10, 1964. One page has been left out, and portions of the document are blacked out.

11 July 1964

From the Spears (Lawrence D.) Civil Rights Collection. <br>Untitled Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) memo summarizing two statements given to the FBI regarding the attack on Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld on July 10, 1964, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The statements were given on the day of the attack. The report is incomplete, and portions are blacked out.

[10 July 1964]

From the Spears (Lawrence D.) Civil Rights Collection. Transcript of Lawrence Spears' statement to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) regarding the attack against him, David Owens, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld on July 10, 1964, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

16 July 1964

From the Spears (Lawrence D.) Civil Rights Collection. <br>Memo from Alex ") Rosen to Alan ") Belmont dated July 31, 1964, about the progress of the case against Clifton Archie Keys and Kilmer Estus Keys for the assault against Lawrence Spears, David Owen, and Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld. Kilmer Keys was released on bond, and Clifton Keys was placed in the Mississippi State Hospital for mental disorder. Describes the FBI's cooperation with State District Attorney Finch.

31 July 1964

From the Spears (Lawrence D.) Civil Rights Collection. <br>Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) teletype from the New Orleans office to the Director, dated July 12, 1964. Report on the investigation of the attack on Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld, David Owen, and Lawrence Spears, three civil rights workers who were attacked in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on July 10, 1964, as they returned from voter registration canvassing.

12 July 1964

From the Spears (Lawrence D.) Civil Rights Collection. <br>Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) teletype from the Director to the New Orleans office, dated July 13, 1964. Includes instructions for conducting the investigation of an attack on Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld, Lawrence Spears, and David Owen, that occurred in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on July 10, 1964.

13 July 1964

From the Spears (Lawrence D.) Civil Rights Collection. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) teletype from the Director to the New Orleans office, dated July 10, 1964. Gives instructions to conduct an investigation into an attack on Rabbi Arthur Lelyveld, Lawrence Spears, and David Owen that occurred in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on July 10, 1964. The three civil rights workers were attacked by two men from Collins, Mississippi, and beaten with iron pipes as they returned from voter registration canvassing during Freedom Summer.

10 July 1964

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