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Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1889-1978) to Children

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09587.330 Author/Creator: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1889-1978) Place Written: Roanoke, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 26 November 1975 Pagination: 2 p. ; 26.5 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Letter from Cordelia Williams to her children. She starts the letter by relaying the prayer from Church that morning. Mrs. Price passed away Tuesday night. Tomorrow is thanksgiving day and Cordelia is grateful for what she has. Diane, Virginia's daughter, called her saying she would not be able to visit during the month but would soon with her mother. She worries that a fire in California is close to where her son, H. Hamilton Williams, is living. She mentions that Dolores got good ratings. She also writes about Angela and Andrea, who are Graldine's twin girls. Similar to Eugene Williams used to write in his letters home, she signs off "keep sweet." She sends love and blessings.

People: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1884-1978)
Kent, Virginia Williams (1918-1987)
Williams, H. Hamilton (1911-1981)
Williams, Eugene W. (1925 - 1949)
Kent, Diane (fl. 1976)
Kent, Dolores (fl. 1976)
Twitty, Angela (fl. 1976)
Twitty, Andrea (fl. 1976)

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryChildren and Family

Sub Era: The Seventies

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