Telegram from R. Rapp Brown, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Chairman, to Attorney General Ramsay Clarke regarding "the lawless and criminal invasion of the Negro community of Prattville, Alabama police and klansmen."
Caption: 'Washington, D.C.' View of tents, very likely a military camp, as soldiers can be standing in front of one. Assumed to have been taken sometime during the Civil War. This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
Photocopy of United States Commission on Civil Rights published document regarding open hearing procedures and the guidelines for the process of planning, executing, writing, release, followup, and major legal considerations by which they should be organized.
Black-and-white postcard with image of The White House on front. Writing around the edges of postcard reads, "Wed. Your 'charming' was not home yesterday but we went [?] his home. If you were here we could have such a good time. We enjoy it ever so much but it would be twice as nice if you were here. We are on the go it is hard to find time to write even a card. Must go to breakfast now. R.M.E." Writing on back of image reads, "Miss Rose L. McLeod, James Island, S.C."
Photocopy of memorandum from Lawrence B. Glick, Acting General Councel, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to I. T. Creswell, Assistant Staff Director, OFO, U.S. Commission on Civil rights regarding legal foundations of State Advisory Committee operations.
Letter from Gertrude Legendre to her husband, Sidney Legendre, describing a day dream she had of them being together while on the train from the Watch Hill cottage to New York City. Gertrude continues in her letter to describe a weekend she spent at the Watch Hill cottage with the children, her social activities, relaying news of their friends, and informing him of her schedule for the rest of the day.
This scrapbook is comprised of letters, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other documents related to Gertrude Legendre's work with the Office of Strategic Services in England and France and her subsequent internment as an American prisoner of war in Germany.
Letter from Gertrude Legendre to her husband, Sidney Legendre, regarding a small gift she has sent for he and Morris with an officer being transferred to Hawaii and relaying song lyrics from a Judy Garland song she heard on the radio. Additional pages of the letter are missing.
A scrapbook by Erastus W. Everson (1837-1897) documenting his time spent serving in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861- 1865); the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands during the American Reconstruction Period (1865-1877); as a librarian at the University of South Carolina and a newspaper editor.
In this three page handwritten letter, Fong Lee Wong expresses his sorrow that Laura M. Bragg had been ill. He writes none of the expected Chinese students are going to attend The Citadel. He met his female friend in Chicago, IL. He learns Chia Mei may be in aviator school and he expects to return on the twenty-first, signing his letter, "Little Captain."
In this two page handwritten letter, Fong Lee Wong writes of seeing Chia Mei and his female friend, Yah Chuan. He writes of not finding a gift he felt was good for her. They plan to study in the Library of Congress.
In this two page handwritten letter, Fong Lee Wong writes of his changed arrival date and his plans to stay in Washington, D.C. to help his friend register at George Washington University. He writes he saw Chia Mei.
In this three page handwritten letter, Fong Lee Wong writes about his difficulty finding a room in Washington D.C., he also learns that he only needs one year of residence to complete his Master's degree at Harvard, and that his friend is not someone that he wants to marry. Fong Lee Wong plans to stay in Washington, D.C. until it is time to start Harvard summer school.
In this two-page, handwritten letter, Warren Hubert Moise writes to his nephew Edwin Warren Moise (b. 1889), thanking him for the cards he sent from his trip to New Orleans. W. H. Moise describes the location of the old family home in Jefferson City, discusses inscriptions on the Moise tomb, and notes that his uncle Theodore Sidney Moise (b. 1808) was not buried in New Orleans; rather, "[h]is remains were taken to Charleston S.C." Moise concludes the letter by speculating on the location of "Uncle’s portrait" by Paul Edouard Poincy, whose name he misspells "Poincie."
In this one-page, handwritten letter, Warren Hubert Moise writes to Marion Cobb Gerdine, thanking her and her husband, his nephew E. Warren Moise, for a book they sent him as a Christmas gift. W. H. Moise notes how the book brought back memories of the time he spent with the widow of Senator Clement C. Clay of Alabama. Mrs. Clay "had been a leader in prewar society in Washington" and after the Confederate surrender was sent to the capital to use her influence to try to improve conditions in the South and, in particular, "those surrounding Mr. [Jefferson] Davis during his incarceration at Fort Monroe."
Letter from Olive Legendre to her sister-in-law, Gertrude Legendre, thanking her for the Christmas gifts and assuring her that their gift is on the way. Olive continues in her letter to deliver news of her brother, Howard’s, position in the Air Force in Texas and the litter of puppies her dog, Popeye, has fathered.
Flyer for the flyer for the twenty-sixth observance "National Negro Health Week," providing information on a poster contest, suggested health pageant, Booker T. Washington Postage Stamp, and a schedule of events.
Letter from Gertrude Legendre to her husband, Sidney Legendre, regarding a new scheme for her to possibly join him in Hawaii, discussions of the front lines of the Pacific and African wars, and descriptions of the outfits her courier wears. Additional pages are missing.
Letter from Sidney Legendre to his wife, Gertrude Legendre, regarding a law suit they are planning to bring against the government, business affairs of Medway Plantation, and telling her of the drills they have to do on the Navy ship every morning. Sidney continues in his letter to discuss teaching their relative, Fifi, how to do the bookkeeping after her husbands death and a lunch he and Morris had with their Aunt Kate.
Letter from Sidney Legendre to his wife, Gertrude Legendre, recounting the difficulties he had trying to connect with her for a telephone call and discussing their telephone conversation. Sidney continues in his letter to compare his life on the island to what he has heard of the continental United States, relay news of his brother, Morris’s, baby, and tell her about a book one of their Medway Plantation workers wrote.
Letter from Gertrude Legendre to her husband, Sidney Legendre, describing a puppy she has purchased, discussing he war in Africa, her social activities, and a visit to Middleburg to visit their daughter, Landine. Gertrude continues in her letter to lecture him on how to care for himself better, so as to get rid of his cold, and relay news of their friends.
Letter from Gertrude Legendre to her husband, Sidney Legendre, regarding a visit to Medway Plantation to duck hunt with some friends. Gertrude continues in her letter to discuss the business affairs of Medway Plantation and news of the war front in Africa.
Letter from Gertrude Legendre to her husband, Sidney Legendre, regarding a trip to play tennis with a friend at Chevy Chase country club, relaying news of friends and family, expressing how much she misses him, and discussing their plans for Christmas.
Letter from Gertrude Legendre to her husband, Sidney Legendre, regarding a visit to Foxcroft school, discussing the business affairs of Medway Plantation and the possibility of getting a night job in addition to her day job.
Letter from Gertrude Legendre to her husband, Sidney Legendre, regarding the house she is currently renting in Washington, news of the war, items she will ship him, shortages, and news of friends and family.
Letter from Sidney Legendre to his wife, Gertrude Legendre, responding to the social activities she described in her last letter, explains why he has ceased to have indigestion, and laments that their telephone conversation was so short. Sidney continues in his letter to recount a story of him getting locked out of the apartment.
Letter from Gertrude Legendre to her husband, Sidney Legendre, regarding news of the war, relaying news of their friends, and providing him with a description of their daughter, Bokara. Gertrude continues in her letter to inform him that she sent her new puppy back to the kennel for training and things she has recently sent him.
Letter from Gertrude Legendre to her husband, Sidney Legendre, regarding her disdain for her current war job, a weekend trip to Middleburg, Virginia with friends, and describing her social activities. Gertrude also informs Sidney of the shortages of firewood and food.
Letter from Sidney Legendre to his wife, Gertrude Legendre, describing a dance he and Morris had attended at the Navy Yard, a game of tennis they had played with some acquaintances, and and delivering news he had heard of their friend and neighbor, Ben Finney. Sidney continues in his letter to explain that Morris has become the perfect example of efficiency and tell her about the acquaintances he met on the boat en route to Hawaii.
Letter from Gertrude Legendre to her husband, Sidney Legendre, describing her new puppy, her frustration with small roles women are given, and a trip she made to Foxcroft school to visit their daughter, Landine. Gertrude continues to discuss the war, the possibility of renting Medway Plantation, and relay news of friends and family.
Letter from Gertrude Legendre to her husband, Sidney Legendre, regarding a weekend she and Landine spent at her brother, Stephen Sandford’s, house, relays Landine’s excitement over starting school at Foxcroft, and delivers news of friends and family.