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.
In this letter to his son, Frank explains the high cost of wartime travel and discusses purchasing land for his youngest son, Dick. While eager to help, Frank insists that the land belong to all four children and that the property remain intact.
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 Lykes and Maxine Boykin, friends of Frank's, gave a party honoring the daughter of Congressman Mendel Rivers. In it Frank comments on the guests, food, and success of the event.
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.