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Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1889-1978) to Children

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09587.339 Author/Creator: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1889-1978) Place Written: Roanoke, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 3 March 1976 Pagination: 2 p. ; 26.5 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Letter from Cordelia Williams. She remarks that the weather has been warm and they are in need of rain. Her girls left on March 2nd, and she says she misses them. She also notes that Virginia wrote her a letter yesterday praising them, particularly Dolores and Sandra. All of the news lately has been politics and Cordelia hopes the "best man gets elected." She talks about the greed of politicians raising their own salaries. She signs off with love and blessings after Sally interrupted her letter with a phone call.

People: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1884-1978)
Kent, Virginia Williams, 1918-1987

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryChildren and FamilyPoliticsGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The Seventies

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