[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, April 30, 1946]

Description:

Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten in Chicago, on April 30, 1946. He discusses his son's Hoosier Motor Club membership, and the fact that the Chicago Club doesn't accept Negro patrons. He also mentions Don's desire to go to school, and suggests staying in Chicago.

Creator(s): Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Location(s):
Creation Date: April 30, 1946
Partner(s):
Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum
Collection(s):
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Dr. Edwin D. Moten Collection
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Creator (Author):
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 30, 1946
  • Digitized: December 12, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Indiana - Marion County - Indianapolis
Place
United States - Illinois - Cook County - Chicago
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
April 30, 1946
Description:

Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten in Chicago, on April 30, 1946. He discusses his son's Hoosier Motor Club membership, and the fact that the Chicago Club doesn't accept Negro patrons. He also mentions Don's desire to go to school, and suggests staying in Chicago.

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
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: 2005.0033.0180
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth21470
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public