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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

[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

[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

[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

[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