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[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 Myrtle Moten Dabney, March 11, 1946]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Myrtle Moten Dabney, on March 11, 1946. He apologizes for not sending her husband flowers upon the death of his father, asks after her physical health, and suggests that she let her husband get settled in his new position before she leave her job to follow him.
Date: March 11, 1946
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Pierce I. Moten, 1946]

Description: Letter from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to his brother Pierce I. Moten in 1946. Dr. Moten mentions an upcoming visit to see him in California that summer, and notes that his son is out of the army now and will be setting up office in Chicago where his wife teaches. Daughter Annetta is teaching and living with them while her husband remains in the Air Corps. His youngest daughter Myrtle lives and works in DC, while her husband, an Army Major, is currently stationed in Alabama.
Date: 1946
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Item Type: Letter

[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