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Western Union to Cordelia Williams

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09587.090 Author/Creator: Western Union Place Written: Christiansburg, Virginia Type: Telegram Date: 18 October 1943 Pagination: 1 p. ; 14.75 x 20.25 cm.

Summary of Content: Condolence telegram from Grayce Salley, written to "Mrs James Williams Sr." after the death of her son LeRoi. Just below the message is handwritten, "Christiansburg Inst. Va".

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

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

Subjects: Children and FamilyAfrican American HistoryWorld War IITelegraphDeath

Sub Era: World War II

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