Subseries 1 - Written Materials

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US MBE MSS 044-3-1

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Written Materials


  • 1934 - 1942 (Creation)


57 letters, 1 manuscript, 2 notes, 1 postcard

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This subseries contains the handwritten paper materials of the correspondence Ethel Babbitt Berner received from "Helen H." and Ethel M. Duncan. The subjects of the letters vary, but include school desegregation, teaching in public schools, the correspondents' travels within and outside the United States, as well as their marriages and honeymoons.

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Contents of the subseries are grouped into folders according to the sender, which are then arranged chronologically by the dates indicated on the writings.

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  • English
  • German

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