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First Page of Letter from Shirley St. Mary to the KKK January 6, 1927

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Front of the first page of a handwritten letter on lined paper, dated January 6, 1927, and addressed to Kind Sir. Signed Mrs. Shirley St. Mary, 103 South Florida Blanca, Pensacola. Mrs. St. Mary asks to Klan to help her, she has 2 small children and is 8 months pregnant. Her husband "is a confirmed drunard & is doing nothing for the two children & myself." She cannot work due to her pregnancy. Husband has not worked since mid-December and "has never really done enough for our support. He leaves every morning U comes home drunk at night." She asks if anything can be done to help her and find work for her husband. She needs food for the children wood for heat. She has nothing for the child she is about to deliver. All of her husband's money goes to by alcohol. In the 1924 City Directory, there is a listing for a Joseph St. Mary, a laborer, with wife Daisy.
Title: First Page of Letter from Shirley St. Mary to the KKK January 6, 1927.
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Name(s): Shirley St. Mary, Creator
KKK, Recipient
Type of Resource: still image
Genre: Correspondence, Letter
Date Created: January 6, 1927
Publisher: West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, digitized from materials loaned by the UWF Historic Trust Resource Center
Place of Publication: Pensacola, Florida
Language(s): English
Summary: Front of the first page of a handwritten letter on lined paper, dated January 6, 1927, and addressed to Kind Sir. Signed Mrs. Shirley St. Mary, 103 South Florida Blanca, Pensacola. Mrs. St. Mary asks to Klan to help her, she has 2 small children and is 8 months pregnant. Her husband "is a confirmed drunard & is doing nothing for the two children & myself." She cannot work due to her pregnancy. Husband has not worked since mid-December and "has never really done enough for our support. He leaves every morning U comes home drunk at night." She asks if anything can be done to help her and find work for her husband. She needs food for the children wood for heat. She has nothing for the child she is about to deliver. All of her husband's money goes to by alcohol. In the 1924 City Directory, there is a listing for a Joseph St. Mary, a laborer, with wife Daisy.
Identifier: uwf_ht_2016.035.0386a1 (IID), uwf_ht_2016.035.0386a1 (Letter)
Note(s): A Project of the Gulf Coast Digital History Project
Subject(s): Ku Klux Klan -- Pensacola, Florida -- January 1927
Held by: University of West Florida Historic Trust Resource Center, Hilton Green Room
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/uwf/fd/uwf_ht_2016.035.0386a1
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Host Institution: UWF

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Title: Letter from Shirley St. Mary to the KKK, January 6, 1927.
Type of Resource: still image
Date Created: January 2, 1927
Publisher: West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, digitized from materials loaned by the UWF Historic Trust Resource Center
Place of Publication: Pensacola, Florida
Language(s): English
Summary: A two page front and back handwritten letter with envelope
Identifier: uwf_ht_2016.035.0386a-c (IID)
Note(s): A Project of the Gulf Coast Digital History Project
Subject(s): Ku Klux Klan
Escambia Klan No. 57
Pensacola, Florida
1920s
1926
Held by: University of West Florida Historic Trust Resource Center, Hilton Green Room
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/uwf/fd/uwf_ht_2016.035.0386a-c
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Host Institution: UWF

In Collections