In this letter to his son, Frank discusses the government's boat building contract with Higgins Industries, mentions recent appropriations for Mobile and the first district, and gives advice and anecdotes about education and business.
In this letter to Senator Russell of Georgia, Boykin discusses political division within Alabama and his own unsuccessful bid for reelection, and he praises Russell's abilities and efforts to promote Southern values.
Frank wrote this letter while Frances was living in New York City. He offers advice on finding a job and mentions acquaintances who might assist her. Though he commends her independence, he urges her not to be too proud to accept help from others.
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.
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 describes the presidential inauguration of 1941, offers advice on purchasing a new car, recounts a hunt at the McIntosh lodge, and mentions recent acquisitions for Mobile.