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Catalog Number 1968.1.124
Title 1954 Phillip Booker letter on Company "D"'s role in Norfolk streetcar strike
Collection General Collection
Object Type Letter
Date August 27, 1954
Description/Scope & Content Phillip Booker's August 1954 letter to "Lucien" [von Schilling] inquiring about the whereabouts of a photograph taken of Peninsula Guard, Company "D" of the 71st Virginia Infantry regiment. The photograph was taken by Christopher Cheyne after the company had participated in the Norfolk streetcar strike of 1900. In the letter Booker mentions Company "D" officers at the time: Captain Frank Couch, First Lieutenant Harry Holt and Second Lieutenant Thornton Jones.
Extent of Description 3 sheets
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People Holt, Harry H., Sr.
Booker, Phillip Woodfin
Jones, Thornton F., Sr. (Mayor, Lt. etc.)
Couch, Frank H., Captain
von Schilling, Lucien Howard ("Duke")
Topics Railways/Streetcars
Downtown Hampton
Hampton Roads (Greater Area)
Co./Btty D (Peninsula Guards, 4th Va. / 29th Div., 111th FA)
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