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.
In the letter Dixon discusses the recent order from the War Department that ended segregation at Maxwell Field and other military bases: "It is a heartbreaking thing for those of us in the South who realize what the destruction of segregation would...
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