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[Letter from Thelma Rice to Sister Links - January 21, 1992]

Description: Letter from Thelma Rice to members of The Links, Inc. in the western United States. Rice has enclosed three important documents to be shared among the members of every chapter: the new Western Area Handbook, the revised and updated Western Area By-Laws, and a copy of Rice's reply to a letter about concerns related to expenditures for a gala at the upcoming National Assembly.
Date: January 21, 1992
Creator: Rice, Thelma
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Thelma Rice to Mary H. Langford - January 13, 1992]

Description: Letter from Thelma Rice to Mary H. Langford stating that she received Langford's letter about the appropriateness of The Links, Inc. holding an expensive gala during a time of economic hardship. Although she understands Langford's concerns, the gala is a tradition for which planning began several years ago. She is not sure whether plans for the gala can be altered at this point but will make sure her concerns are discussed with the national director.
Date: January 13, 1992
Creator: Rice, Thelma
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mary H. Langford to Thelma Rice - 1992]

Description: Letter from Mary H. Langford to Thelma Rice discussing the use of funds to host an expensive gala at the upcoming National Assembly of The Links, Inc. in Dallas, Texas. The Spokane, Washington chapter has collected a $1,200 member assessment under threat of expulsion from Links. Langford has enclosed the check but would like the area and national directors to reconsider the intended use of these funds. She and other members of the Spokane chapter believe it is inappropriate to hold a lavish party at the National Assembly during an economic recession that is taking a toll on so many Americans, and particularly on black families.
Date: 1992~
Creator: Langford, Mary H.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Julia B. Smith to Western Area Chapter Presidents - March 4, 1974]

Description: Letter from Julia B. Smith to chapter presidents of The Links, Inc. in the western United States asking chapters to poll their members about a possible increase in member fees to finance round-trip transportation for area directors to Washington, D.C. Smith is opposed to the fee increase because she believes the Links' national treasury should pay for the transportation from its fund balance.
Date: March 4, 1974
Creator: Smith, Julia B.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Edwina Gray Higgins to Sister Links - January 2, 1989]

Description: Letter from Edwina Gray Higgins to members of the The Links, Inc. in the western United States reminding members of important Western Area business for the new year. Chapters are requested to send all required documentation, including a membership roster, officer list, bylaws, and taxation forms to the area director. Also, chapters should consider making donations to a number of funds, including a relief fund for victims of an earthquake in Oakland. Higgins suggests that because breast cancer rates are increasing in the general population chapters should plan a day for members to receive mammograms in lieu of a regular chapter meeting.
Date: January 2, 1989
Creator: Higgins, Edwina Gray
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Edwina Gray Higgins to Sister Links - November 20, 1989]

Description: Letter from Edwina Gray Higgins to members of The Links, Inc. in the western United States explaining the decision to finance a gala at the National Assembly with a mandatory assessment of $60 from each member in the Western Area. Includes a photocopy of a political cartoon by Jimmy Margulies from The Houston Post.
Date: November 20, 1989
Creator: Higgins, Edwina Gray
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Edwina Gray Higgins to Western Area Links - August 25, 1990]

Description: Letter from Edwina Gray Higgins to members of The Links, Inc. in the western United States reminding them of important Western Area business. Chapters must continue to plan relevant programs that address issues in the black community, familiarize themselves with revisions to the bylaws made at the recent National Assembly, and file taxation forms in a timely manner.
Date: August 25, 1990
Creator: Higgins, Edwina Gray
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Doris J. McCarroll to Chapter Presidents - January 20, 1987]

Description: Letter from Doris J. McCarroll to chapter presidents of The Links, Inc. in the western United States. McCarroll sent this letter first class so that chapter presidents can announce the important information included therein at their February meetings. McCarroll is still recruiting members to serve on committees to help plan the upcoming area conference. The area also needs to nominate an honorary member to the national body; nomination requirements and procedures are described.
Date: January 20, 1987
Creator: McCarroll, Doris J.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Alyce P. Bledsoe to Chapter Chairperson, Freedom and the Arts - March 5, 1979]

Description: Letter from Alyce P. Bledsoe to Links' chapter chairpersons for Freedom and the Arts in the western United States. She would like to receive annual reports of chapter activities soon. Also, they have chosen this year's theme for Freedom and the Arts: "The Arts Are Where You Are."
Date: March 5, 1979
Creator: Bledsoe, Alyce P.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Area Director Bobbie Whitehead to Western Area Chapters - March 24, 1982]

Description: Letter from Bobbie Whitehead to chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the western United States updating members about area business, including The Links Foundation, registration for the National Assembly, new chapters, and reminders about various deadlines.
Date: March 24, 1982
Creator: Whitehead, Bobbie
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Vernis Hudgins to Western Area Program Chairpersons - September 4, 1986]

Description: Letter from Vernis Hudgins to program coordinators for chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the western United States. Hudgins is newly appointed to the position of Western Area Program Coordinator and introduces herself. The program coordinators are responsible for presenting information about Links' programming events at the area conference as well as creating a questionnaire for the conference. Hudgins would like everyone to think about possible content for their presentation and questionnaire. Includes a note about a skit that will be performed and a rough draft of a possible questionnaire. Also includes an envelope addressed to "Margaret Winn" of San Antonio, Texas.
Date: September 4, 1986
Creator: Hudgins, Vernis
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Western Area Director Bobbie Whitehead to All Western Area Links - July 1981]

Description: Letter from Bobbie Whitehead to members of The Links, Inc. in the western United States discussing her plans and vision for the Western Area. Whitehead outlines six objectives the area: organizational awareness, membership expansion, program refinement, managing chapter concerns, enhancement of the Link image, and chapter stability.
Date: July 1981
Creator: Whitehead, Bobbie
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections