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  • Description: D.C
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    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Ocllo Boykin and children.

    • 1937-08-25
    • 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.
    • 2009-09-15
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Riley and Frances Smith.

    • 1953-07-16
    • 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.
    • 2009-09-15
    • Letter from James M. Lindsey in Claiborne, Alabama, to James Dellet.

    • 1840-12-28
    • In the letter Lindsey describes local events to Dellet, who is away from his home in Claiborne. He mentions a recent election; poor economic conditions and the glutted cotton market; the capture of slaves who had run away; and a feud between two...
    • 2009-06-25
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Bob Boykin.

    • 1953-07-09
    • 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.
    • 2009-09-15
    • Letter from Ocllo Smith to Frank and Ocllo Boykin.

    • 1959-04-15
    • 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.
    • 2009-09-15
    • Letter from Ruth Graham to Ocllo Boykin.

    • 1953-02-20
    • 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.
    • 2009-09-15
    • Invitation to the 48th annual Alfalfa Club dinner.

    • 1961-01-21
    • The Alfalfa Club is a social club in Washington, D.C. The annual dinner honoring the birthday of Robert E. Lee is its only event, and each member is allowed to invite two people to attend. Boykin received this invitation from General Nathan...
    • 2009-09-15
    • Handwritten copy of a letter to J. M. Mason.

    • 1866-06-15
    • The letter vaguely discusses efforts to secure bail or parole for Jefferson Davis (who is never directly named). The author of the letter spent two weeks in Washington, D.C., meeting with the president, attorney general, and chief justice. The...
    • 2009-09-30
    • "Race Separation."

    • 1900-08-11
    • This article cites a newspaper from Washington, D.C., which predicts that segregationist sentiment in the nation's capital will lead to "Jim Crow" street cars there: "What is true in Washington is true elsewhere, and especially in the South. The...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Boykin Ready to Start Work."

    • This article describes Boykin's return to Washington, D.C., after an automobile accident.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Rocket City launches von Braun."

    • 1970-02-25
    • This article describes the ceremonies that were held to honor Dr. Wernher von Braun, before he left Huntsville to serve as Deputy Associate Administrator for Planning at NASA in Washington, D.C.
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Grateful city says 'auf Widersehen.'"

    • 1970-02-24
    • This article describes the parade and ceremonies that will take place in Huntsville to honor Dr. Wernher von Braun, who will be moving to Washington, D.C., to serve as Deputy Associate Administrator for Planning at NASA.
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Mr. Boykin Would Be Wise Choice."

    • 1962-08-23
    • This article suggests that Boykin, the unsuccessful candidate in the recent statewide congressional election, would be a good lobbyist for Alabama in Washington, D.C. From the Wilcox Progressive Era.
    • 2009-09-15
    • Death certificate of Frank W. Boykin.

    • 1969-04-09
    • This is an official copy of Boykin's death certificate. He died on March 12, 1969, in Washington, D.C., and was buried in Mobile.
    • 2009-09-15


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