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[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to L.S. Ayres & Company, February 16, 1947]

Description:

Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to the L.S. Ayres & Company, on February 16, 1947, requesting they pay for damages they caused to a building he owns, while moving furniture for tenant Fred Majors.

Creator(s): Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Location(s): United States - Indiana - Marion County - Indianapolis
Creation Date: February 16, 1947
Partner(s):
Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum
Collection(s):
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Dr. Edwin D. Moten Collection
Usage:
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Creator (Author):
Date(s):
  • Creation: February 16, 1947
  • Digitized: December 14, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Indiana - Marion County - Indianapolis
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
February 16, 1947
Description:

Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to the L.S. Ayres & Company, on February 16, 1947, requesting they pay for damages they caused to a building he owns, while moving furniture for tenant Fred Majors.

Note:

Dr. Moten and his family were early residents of Quakertown, residing in Denton from 1907-1920. He was the only African American physician in Denton County during that time period. In 1920, he and his family moved to Indianapolis.

Physical Description:

[1] p. ; 28 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): letters | Majors, Fred
Partner:
Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum
Collection:
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Collection:
Dr. Edwin D. Moten Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2005.0033.0203
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth21447
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public
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