This letter was written after Lykes and Maxine Boykin, friends of Frank's, gave a party honoring the daughter of Congressman Mendel Rivers. In it Frank comments on the guests, food, and success of the event.
In this letter to his daughter and her family, Frank discusses the details of his granddaughter's trip to Europe and the preparations for her wedding. He also mentions a land deal in progress in Maryland.
In the letter Durr discusses the attack on the Freedom Riders at the Montgomery Greyhound station and the local reaction to the incident: "It was simply shocking to see the indifference and the actual approval of such brutal violence and I am...
This brief message was sent after the birth of the Boykins' first great-grandchild. In it, Frank expresses his happiness and congratulates the new parents. Apparently, this is a transcription of a telegram.