The editors of Tung World printed this personal letter from Boykin in their September 1950 issue. In the letter, Boykin writes about tung oil production, industry and economy in southeastern states, and colleagues in Congress. From Tung World.
This article by Bill Ziebach describes Boykin's efforts to get federal assistance in investigating and exterminating the fire ants infesting the southeastern United States. From The Mobile Press-Register.