In the first letter, written March 23, 1934, Wheeler explains that she is an African American widow with three children; she asks the governor for financial assistance because she is unable to get work or relief money in Dallas County. In the...
In the first letter, written March 21, 1934, Mrs. Williams explains that her children have not been able to go to school because she cannot afford shoes and clothes for them. She also mentions that her husband has been arrested. In the second...
In the first letter, written March 21, 1934, Carter explains that he is a sixty-four-year-old blind African American with no family or means of support. His home was recently sold to pay back taxes, and he asks the governor for advice and financial...
In the first letter, written March 2, Murphy criticizes the governor's interference in a strike in Piper, Alabama, where he called out the National Guard: "Now Governor, wake up, the poor working people have the same right to live as you and the...
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