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Catalog Number CC2014.4.19
Credit line Courtesy of Dr. Jean Marshall von Schilling.
Collection Community Collection
Object Type Digital Gift
Description/Scope & Content Undated fragment of letter from Ann Massenburg Booker to son Hunter Russell Booker. First page describes weather and health, letters found "after the war" in trunk belonging to Bettie Booker. Reverse side describes character of man, likely writer's spouse George Booker, and that "privation and disease crushed him during that horrid state of vandalism" (likely the Civil War).
People Booker, Ann Massenburg
Booker, Hunter Russell, Sr.
Booker, George, Sr.
Booker, Bettie
Topics Reconstruction Era
Civil War
Place Names District--Langley (LAFB/LaRC)
Structure--Sherwood Plantation
Media/Interactives Transcript of letter. Open document in new window to view at full size.

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