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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09587.370 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Document Date: no date Pagination: 1 p. ; 26.2 x 20.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Document saying that Cordelia Williams was born on August 26th, 1889. It is most likely an income statement. It says she is a widowed mother, had $75.00 average month living expenses per month and made no monthly income. The document contains the line "Edna Geral. Single Sister." It notes that someone was a high school teacher, possibly H. Hamilton Williams, and says their salary, room and board. It also gives price for repairs, shopping, and housework. It says that Cordelia's son was "the only male risiding in my house I depended on him for any number of things." It mentions that at the time the document was written she had a twelve year old daughter, most likely Geraldine Williams. Cordelia's sons contribute to supporting her daughter. Written at the top "important" and written at the bottom "don't destroy."

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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