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.
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.
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 this letter to his two granddaughters, Frank discusses their weekly allowance and asks about their plans for the summer. He also mentions pictures taken by Bill Shrout, a photographer for the Saturday Evening Post.
This letter was written after the Boykins' friends Ward and Frances McFarland moved to Tuscaloosa from Mobile. In it Frank expresses admiration for Frances and her husband and sends regrets for not seeing her during a recent visit.
Ocllo wrote this letter to her grandparents after participating in the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. In it she thanks them for allowing her to be the "princess" representing Alabama.