In the letter Gayle describes the allegations of the white citizens, including the murder of a circuit court clerk in Russell County. The newly appointed agents are to begin their work by meeting with the Indian chiefs: "In your interview with...
In the letter Eckles explains that troop rations in the area are scarce; he implies that soldiers will be taking supplies without permission from local residents but assures Winston that he will be compensated: "From difficulties which have occured...
In the first letter, written September 15, 1943, McQueen complains to Senator John Bankhead that an executive order at the hospital prevents segregation of the races. While he stresses that African American patients "should, of course, receive just...
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