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Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1889-1978) to Children

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09587.350 Author/Creator: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1889-1978) Place Written: Roanoke, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 11 August 1976 Pagination: 3 p. ; 26 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Cordelia Williams writes to her children. She writes that she trusts everyone is well. Her dieffenbachia flowers were falling over so she had to stick a pole in it for support. The nights have been comfortable and her watermelons are growing. She is still waiting on rain. She notes that she is "nearing the end of [her] 86th year" She is thankful Diane is doing okay, it seems like she was sick with something serious. She sends love and blessings.

People: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1884-1978)
Kent, Diane, fl. 1976

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryChildren and Family

Sub Era: The Seventies

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