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Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1889-1978) to Children

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09587.331 Author/Creator: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1889-1978) Place Written: Roanoke, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 3 December 1975 Pagination: 3 p. ; 26.5 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Letter from Cordelia Williams to her children. She asks how everything is going and says that the high for the day is forty degrees. There are three funerals she is attending close together who were members of her Sunday School. She has to get started preparing for Christmas. She has to include Sallie and Bill on her holiday list of gifts even though she hates to shop. It would be easier for her if she had someone to shop with. Her poinsettia are in full bloom. She is representing Hazel in the auxiallary of the Zetas and will meet once a month at a members home. She was selected to be a flower treasurer. She says that she feels very alone. At Church one of her friends fell and broke some bones in her foot. Thanks to Donald Twitty, her door is fixed. She sends love and blessings.

People: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1884-1978)
Twitty, Donald (fl. 1976)

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryChildren and Family

Sub Era: The Seventies

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