In the letter Guin, the sheriff of Sanford County (present-day Lamar County) describes violence against African American citizens in Fayette County. He gives details about six murders that have occurred in the last few months; the guilty parties...
Perry, a sailor on the U.S.S. Olympia, served as a signal quartermaster during World War I. In this letter to his former teacher, he discusses his desire to be discharged in order to finish his education.
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