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Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1889-1978) to Children

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09587.335 Author/Creator: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1889-1978) Place Written: Roanoke, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 4 February 1976 Pagination: 3 p. ; 26.5 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Letter from Cordelia Williams to her children. There was snow yesterday and rain is predicted. She prepared for the bad weather. She feels like politicians are not doing enough for the people because taxes keep rising. She writes that there are two girls living with her. Shes likes one of the girls but does not care for the one from New Jersey. She has friends take care of her transportation to Sunday School. Dellas says she really appreciated their Christmas cards. She just receieved pink poinsettias but does not have any more room for house plants. She eats a couple pieces of the chocolate they gave her each night. She does not specificy who "they" are. She sends love and blessings.

People: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1884-1978)

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryChildren and Family

Sub Era: The Seventies

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