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Western Union to Mrs Cordelia S Williams

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09587.083 Author/Creator: Western Union Place Written: Selfridge Field, Michigan Type: Telegram Date: 16 October 1943 Pagination: 1 p. ; 15.5 x 21 cm.

Summary of Content: A telegram sent to Mrs. Cordelia S. Williams by Colonel Boyd after the death of LeRoi Williams, informing her that his remains will arrive in Roanoke on Sunday evening.

People: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1884-1978)
Williams, LeRoi S. (1919-1943)

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican American TroopsDeathAir ForceTelegraph

Sub Era: World War II

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