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In this hand-written letter on yellow legal pad paper, Charlie Brooks, Jr. addresses his son Keith Brooks. In the letter, Brooks describes his disappointment at not being able to visit with his family, and he touches on Keith's relationship with his…

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In a typed letter on white paper Charlie Brooks, Jr. addresses his son, Keith Brooks. He tells Keith to not let criticism affect him. He also writes about their visitation problem and how they can fix it. He ends the letter with a message about…

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Photo of a meat packing plant, Swift Packing Co., in Fort Worth, TX. This is where Charlie Jr.’s father worked.

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This was a letter from Charlie Brooks Jr. to his son, Keith. His father wrote to him about his life and his appreciation of Keith's schooling and job training. He discusses his goal of becoming a lawyer as well and talks about their communication…

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Charlie Brooks writes to Keith after having a surprise visit earlier that day. He recounts how great it is to see his son and to be able to update each other on life events. He later speaks about trying to get a court appeal. The envelope has an…

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Brooks discusses the possibility of his son’s parole being denied and tells him a story about his own parole from years ago. He says that his son is much more mature than he was and talks about the cycle of men being freed and going back to jail.…

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Charlie Brooks, Jr. wrote a request to arrange a visitation from his son Keith Brooks to Major Murdoch. The Major replied saying that Keith needs to put Charlie on his visiting list and other instructions Keith needs to do in order to visit Charlie…

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This was another letter from Charlie Brooks Jr. to his son. In the letter, Brooks talked about not receiving a letter back from his son. He also talks about his Lawyer’s Assistant course and hopes to hear back from his son soon.

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Charlie Brooks writes to his son Keith to thank him for presenting his case to his brother and to update him on life events. He suggests a radio station that focuses on Keith’s interest in black consciousness. He further asks Keith to keep in…

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A picture of eight white protestors who are holding signs in support of lethal injection. The signs read “Kill ‘em in the vein, make it good” and “Justice finally prevails” with syringes on them.
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