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A Rental Letter Discovered in My Great-Grandfather’s Files

Once a year, these boxes contain a two-dollar birthday check from your grandmother.

Whim contributor Greg Volk digs through the archives of his great-grandfather and discovers his ancestor is an outspoken activist for tenants’ rights. Read, if you will, a letter penned by the Jimmy McMillan of the Jazz Age.

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