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  • Project Name: Frank W. Boykin Correspondence
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    • "One of Us Two" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox.

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    • This poem, written by nineteenth century poet Ella Wheeler Wilcox, deals with love and death. Boykin autographed this copy and gave it to his daughter and son-in-law.
    • Q5994
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Major S. Prince.

    • 1906 October 31
    • Boykin wrote this letter when he was co-owner of Everette & Boykin, a company that manufactured naval stores and lumber. In it he discusses a potential business deal.
    • Q6210
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Ocllo and Frances Boykin.

    • 1915 August 10
    • This letter was written shortly after the birth of Frank and Ocllo's first child, Frances. In it Frank expresses love and admiration for his wife and new daughter, who are away from home. A transcript of the letter is included.
    • Q5800 - Q5805
    • Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Ocllo Boykin.

    • 1937 January 4
    • In this letter to Ocllo Boykin, Eleanor Roosevelt reschedules their luncheon date. The president was to give a speech before Congress on the original date.
    • Q6211 - Q6212
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Frances Boykin.

    • 1937 May 27
    • Frank wrote this letter while Frances was living in New York City. He offers advice on finding a job and mentions acquaintances who might assist her. Though he commends her independence, he urges her not to be too proud to accept help from others.
    • Q5806 - Q5807
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Ocllo Boykin and children.

    • 1937 August 25
    • Frank wrote this letter to his wife and children while at work in Washington, D.C. He discusses his legislative activity, mentions notable visitors and colleagues, and explains upcoming business deals.
    • Q5808 - Q5814
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Frank W. Boykin, Jr.

    • 1939 January 8
    • This letter was written to Frank W. Boykin, Jr., a few days before he died in a shooting mishap. It gives instructions for sending his youngest brother to be with his parents in Washington, D. C.
    • Q5815
    • Letter from "Sourdough Bill" in Alaska to Charles E. Jackson.

    • 1939 October 15
    • In this letter to the commissioner of the Bureau of Fisheries of the Department of the Interior, a disgruntled Alaskan complains about the behavior of the congressmen who recently visited the territory. Frank W. Boykin is mentioned specifically....
    • Q6213 - Q6214
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Anthony J. Dimond.

    • 1940 January 5
    • This letter to the congressional delegate for Alaska deals with a dinner to be held for those who were part of the recent trip to the territory. The dinner will feature Alaskan game such as sheep, caribou, and wild turkey.
    • Q6216
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to S. O. Bland.

    • 1940 January 5
    • This letter to the chairman of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries deals with a dinner to be held for those who were part of the recent trip to Alaska. The dinner will feature Alaskan game such as sheep, caribou, and wild turkey.
    • Q6215
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Charles E. Jackson.

    • 1940 January 9
    • This letter to Jackson, the commissioner of the Bureau of Fisheries of the Department of the Interior, deals with a dinner to be held for those who were part of the recent trip to Alaska.
    • Q6217
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to R. Walton Moore.

    • 1940 January 15
    • This letter to Moore, counselor of the Department of State, deals with a dinner to be held for those who were part of the recent trip to Alaska. The dinner will feature Alaskan game such as sheep, caribou, and wild turkey.
    • Q6218
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Ocllo Boykin and children.

    • 1940 October 10
    • In this letter Frank discusses an upcoming trip to the southwestern United States. There he will attend to business matters and meet with fellow congressmen, but he also intends to relax and hunt.
    • Q5823 - Q5826
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Bob, Jack, and Dick Boykin.

    • 1940 November 23
    • This letter was written after Frank returned from traveling out west. In it he describes his trip, discusses pending business deals, and gives instructions for repairing the McIntosh lodge for the upcoming hunting season.
    • Q5832 - Q5837
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Bob Boykin.

    • 1941 January 23
    • In this letter to his son, Frank describes the presidential inauguration of 1941, offers advice on purchasing a new car, recounts a hunt at the McIntosh lodge, and mentions recent acquisitions for Mobile.
    • Q5838 - Q5841
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to James N. Granade.

    • 1941 July 7
    • In this letter Boykin discusses oil wells in Alabama, taxes and royalties on land, industrialization in the first district, and problems with labor unions.
    • Q6224 - Q6227
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Joe, Dan, A. D., and Reina Danciger.

    • 1942 June 4
    • Topics of this letter include Jack Danciger's work with Boykin in Washington, D.C., the role of Higgins Industries in the war, the press's criticism of Congress, the shortage of supplies for wartime production, and potential business deals for...
    • Q6228 - Q6238
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Bob Boykin.

    • 1942 July 29
    • In this letter to his son, Frank discusses the government's boat building contract with Higgins Industries, mentions recent appropriations for Mobile and the first district, and gives advice and anecdotes about education and business.
    • Q5848 - Q5851
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Bob Boykin.

    • 1942 September 28
    • In this letter to his son, Frank explains the high cost of wartime travel and discusses purchasing land for his youngest son, Dick. While eager to help, Frank insists that the land belong to all four children and that the property remain intact.
    • Q5852 - Q5853
    • Letter from Bob Boykin to Frank, Ocllo, and Jack Boykin.

    • 1943 January 10
    • This letter was written while Bob Boykin was in the Army Air Forces during World War II. In it he urges his father to relax and recuperate. Bob appreciates Frank's desire to provide for the family, but he fears that too much work will kill him.
    • Q5854 - Q5857
    • Letter from Dick Boykin to Frank W. Boykin.

    • 1946 March 21
    • In this letter to his father, Dick discusses renovations on his property and possible business ventures. Particularly interesting is his mention of kudzu, which the federal government sanctioned during this time to combat soil erosion.
    • Q5858 - Q5869
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Jack Boykin.

    • 1947 June 15
    • In this letter to his son, Frank puts Jack in charge of settling the titles on a large piece of property owned by the family. He writes that he is proud of his sons and wants them to handle the financial and legal details of his personal business.
    • Q5870 - Q5873
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Sidney W. Souers.

    • 1950 December 5
    • In this letter to the director of the CIA, Boykin expresses his negative feelings toward communist nations and discusses the upcoming challenges of the Cold War.
    • Q6247 - Q6249
    • Letter from General Douglas MacArthur to Frank W. Boykin.

    • 1950 December 13
    • In this letter MacArthur defends his recent actions in Korea and warns Americans against blindly accepting propaganda and reports from the sensationalist press. MacArthur wrote this before President Truman removed him from his position.
    • Q6250 - Q6251
    • Letter from Ruth Graham to Ocllo Boykin.

    • 1953 February 20
    • Ruth Graham, wife of Billy Graham, wrote this letter to Mrs. Boykin after a trip to Washington, D.C. In it she thanks the Boykins for their gifts and hospitality.
    • Q6259 - Q6262
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Bob Boykin.

    • 1953 July 9
    • In this letter Frank tells about meeting the son of Bob's employer. Frank wants to persuade Roger Stone, whose father owns the Stone-Mann Paper Company in Mobile, to attend Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
    • Q5874 - Q5875
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Riley and Frances Smith.

    • 1953 July 16
    • Frank wrote this letter to Riley and Frances while their daughter Ocllo was visiting her grandparents in Washington, D.C. He describes their outings and also mentions his role in getting a prisoner released from the Atlanta penitentiary.
    • Q5876 - Q5878
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Frances Smith.

    • 1954 January 21
    • In this letter to his daughter, Frank describes an enclosed letter by Anne Boykin Murphy, who studied Boykin genealogy. He also discusses recent and upcoming appropriations for Mobile and the first district.
    • Q5879 - Q5880

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