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Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1889-1978) to Children

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09587.352 Author/Creator: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1889-1978) Place Written: Roanoke, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 8 September 1976 Pagination: 3 p. ; 26.7 x 20.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Letter from Cordelia Williams to her children. She writes that there is not any important news to report. Harold Hamilton Williams called on Sunday. He is adding on rooms to the back of his home, including one like the family room she has. He says he is trying to get home next summer. He wanted to send her money for the air conditioner but she saved up enough money herself. She writes about how much she pays for various bills. She asks to be kept posted about a white teacher. She asks for an opinoion on a financial transaction between Harold and herself concerning a check he sent that she got interest on. She sends love and blessings.

People: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1884-1978)
Williams, H. Hamilton (1911-1981)

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryChildren and Family

Sub Era: The Seventies

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