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Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford, 10 July 1939

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can't keep from hearing everything she says - Any number of times she has threatened to slap hell out of one of them - and calls them little j--- and devils - She's horrible - Ellis sleeps on the porch next her house and she wakes him up every morning - We're all going to descend on her and tell her just what we think! We've gotten the impression that her husband is in the army, and D. Julian said he bet the man thinks the army is a peaceful place! Tell all the boys 'hello' for me - I love you very much Woman