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Bourke, Louise, (fl. 1930) to Arthur Ruhl

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09757.09 Author/Creator: Bourke, Louise, (fl. 1930) Place Written: Port-au-Prince, Haiti Type: Typed letter signed Date: 5 February 1930 Pagination: 3 p. ; 27.9 x 21.5

Summary of Content: One letter from Louise Bourke dated Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 5, 1930. Note in pencil indicates that the author of the letter was "a girl, partly Negro, a very charming & polished person whom I met in Port-au-Prince in 1925." Writes to Ruhl about anti-American sentiment in Haiti. Mentions Chevallier as a contender for President. Notes that she is keeping her promise to keeping him informed.

Background Information: Bourke was the secretary to Georges Leger, a lawyer in the Service Technique in Haiti.

People: Bourke, Louise, fl. 1930
Ruhl, Arthur, 1876-1935

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

Subjects: HaitiHaitian RevolutionWritersMilitary OccupationStrikes

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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