Boykin sent this message after Alan Shepard, the first American launched into space, returned to Earth. In the telegram he congratulates the president on the successful journey and praises Shepard for his courage and accomplishment.
Boykin sent this message after Wallace's success in the 1962 gubernatorial primary. In it, he discusses the campaign, describes current industrial projects in the first district, and alludes to difficulties that challenge the state in the near...
Boykin wrote this letter after returning from a trip through Asia and Europe with the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. In it he praises the president's work and describes the positive perception of Eisenhower in the countries visited.
Homer Gruenther served as the assistant to the deputy assistant to the president from 1953 to 1961. In this letter to him and his wife, Boykin sends New Year greetings and reminisces about their work together during the Eisenhower administration.
In this letter Boykin invites Wilson to join a large hunt to be held at his lodge in McIntosh, Alabama. He also discusses state and national politics, industry and economic development in Alabama, and the other guests who will attend the hunt.