[Two Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten and Walter Davis, October 10, 1943]

Description:

Two letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten and Walter Davis, both on October 10, 1943. In the first letter, he discusses asking servicemen for news about who is being drafted, and hopes that his son will not be called. In the second, he acknowledges receipt of the Davis' rent, and advises him not to send the Motens a turkey if it will be too much trouble.

Creator(s): Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Location(s):
Creation Date: October 10, 1943
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: October 10, 1943
  • Digitized: December 9, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Indiana - Marion County - Indianapolis
Place
United States - Texas - Lee County - Giddings
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
October 10, 1943
Description:

Two letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten and Walter Davis, both on October 10, 1943. In the first letter, he discusses asking servicemen for news about who is being drafted, and hopes that his son will not be called. In the second, he acknowledges receipt of the Davis' rent, and advises him not to send the Motens a turkey if it will be too much trouble.

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 | leases
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: 2005.0033.0158
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth21492
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public