Handwritten letter to Arthur J. "Bud" Schmidt and his wife June Schmidt from her sister, Carol Ann Parssinen and her husband Terry Parssinen. The letter was written by Carol Parssinen. The four-page letter is written in blue ink on ruled paper. The pages are stapled together in the top left corner. The content of the letter deals with the aftermath of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. particularly Bud Schmidt's participation in the memorial march in Memphis and the reactions of the community of Grinnell College in Iowa.