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John E. Ankersen letter
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TitleJohn E. Ankersen letter
DescriptionLetter with list of names of those who pledged for some undescribed endeavor. The letter is from John E. Ankersen to Prof. J. Howell Atwood. Atwood conducted extensive research from 1930-1960 about the Galesburg African American community and was involved in the activities of that community, including church activities.
SubjectFund raising
Named PersonAnkersen, John E.; Atwood, Jesse Howell; Jenkins, Allen; Drew, Mrs.; Carlson, Giddeon; Norman, John; Wallace, Mrs.; Faulner, Mrs.; Clare, Joseph; Williams, Mrs.; Tupper, E.J.; Garrett, Mrs.; Williams, Don; Fletcher, Mrs.; Bracker, Mrs.;
AuthorAnkersen, John E.
Time Period1940s
Date Created (original)November 11, 1943
TypeText
Formatpdf
IdentifierJ. Howell Atwood Manuscript Collection (box 9)
Languageeng
RightsSee http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionStruggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
Date Digital2012-08-24
Transcript November 11, 1943

Dr. Howell Atwood:

The following signed the pledge last nite:

Rev. Allen Jenkins, Mrs. Drew,
Rev. G. Giddeon Carlson[?] Mrs. Wallace,
Rev. John Norman, Mrs. Faulkner,
Rev. Joseph Clare, Mrs. Williams,
MR. E. J. Tupper, Mrs. Garrett,
Mr. Don Williams, Mrs. Fletcher,
Mr. John Ankersen, Mrs. Bracker.

There were several who felt they would con-
sider the matter before signing up.

We all regretted that we were not able to
express to you personally our appreciation
for your fine lectures, and we hope to see
fruits from your efforts.

Respectfully yours,
John E. Ankersen [signed]
Physical Descriptiontypwritten on 6.25 x 9.5 in. letterhead stationery
FilenameJohn E Ankersen Note to Atwood.pdf
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