ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 305
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: The collection includes correspondence, meeting notices, lists of activities, membership lists and other items related to the Batture Dwellers Association and the eviction controversy. There are materials that pertain to the court actions and hearings, including claim sheets and receipts of the Batture residents, which their lawyers based their case upon. Also included are pamphlets, photographs, newspaper clippings, and two scrapbooks of Batture Dwellers materials (1952-1954) compiled by Elizabeth Cousins Rogers, recording secretary of the Batture-non-Batture committee to secure justice for the evicted Batture Dwellers.