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[Photograph of Annetta Moten]

Description: Portrait of Carrie Annetta Moten, wearing a dress and jacket suit with a white flower. her hair is groomed back into close curls and she is seated in profile.
Date: 1940~
Creator: Harris Bros.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[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.
Date: October 10, 1943
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

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

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his sister Daisy Moten, on April 30, 1946. He asks her if she thinks she has done the right thing by remaining single after the death of her husband, and tells her that he is very happy with his second marriage. He thanks her for a Christmas present and an Easter card, and tells her that she is always welcome to visit his home.
Date: April 30, 1946
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don and Edith Moten, May 26, 1946]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don & Edith Moten in Chicago, on May 26, 1946. He mentions coming to visit them when he goes to a State Medical Association soon, as well as an upcoming trip to Texas and California.
Date: May 26, 1946
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, April 12, 1946]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten, on April 12, 1946. Moten gives his son advice on getting into a good medical school, and assures him that he will help his son out whenever he needs it.
Date: April 12, 1946
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[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.
Date: April 30, 1946
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, February 5, 1947]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten in Chicago, on February 5, 1947. He sends his son's club memberships, and talks about a new car for Don, as well as finding him and his wife a new place to stay.
Date: February 5, 1947
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, February 16, 1947]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten, on February 16, 1947. He discusses his son's plan to set up his optometry practice in Indianapolis after recently leaving the Army.
Date: February 16, 1947
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, January 5, 1947]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten, on January 5, 1947, noting that it is nine years since the passing of the children's mother. He asks after Don's wife, and encloses tax notices.
Date: January 5, 1947
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, July 1, 1943]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten, on July 1, 1943. He discusses helping his son get to a place where he can provide for himself, and mentions the things Don left in his room at Dr. Moten's house.
Date: July 1, 1943
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Don Moten, November 22, 1945]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his son Don Moten, on November 22, 1945. Dr. Moten details his son's experiences in the Army, and declares that he is thankful for them. He also discusses the family's Thanksgiving plans.
Date: November 22, 1945
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Dr. Gatch, October 25, 1945]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Dr. Gatch, Dean of the Medical Department of Indiana University, on October 25, 1945, asking them to consider his son as a student after he musters out of the Army.
Date: October 25, 1945
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum