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Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1889-1978) to Children

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09587.326 Author/Creator: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1889-1978) Place Written: Roanoke, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 29 October 1975 Pagination: 1 p. ; 26.5 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Cordelia Williams writes to her children that she is happy "that the children can go to school in daylight" and the weather has been warm. She thinks that world is a mess after listening to the news and that they should just ask God to take care of them. She congratulates Andrea on her good report and asks if Angela's has come in yet. She writes about the garden club show and says she will enclose some clippings (not enclosed). She ends by telling them that "Taylor was unanimously elected mayor by "Council."

People: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1884-1978)

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryChildren and FamilyPolitics

Sub Era: The Seventies

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