During World War I, Washburn served with McGavock in Company B of the 312th Machine Gun Battalion of the American Expeditionary Forces. In the first letter, he gives Mrs. McGavock details about her son's service and death. Washburn explains that he...
In the first letter, written February 16, 1943, Finkley praises Governor Sparks for his recent pledge to treat African American citizens fairly: "As a Negro citizen...I offer my congratulations to you for your courageous and democratic pledge,...
This issue describes Montgomery's reaction to the news of D-Day: "Radios were never turned off during the first 24 hours and there was one topic of conversation...All stores closed at 5 p.m. and at that same hour two-score buglers, stationed...
In the message the congressmen commend Ross's efforts to prevent integration at the University of Mississippi ("the courageous battle you are waging for constitutional government"), and they promise that "Mississippi's fight is Alabama's fight."
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