An Open Letter To President Franklin D. Roosevelt by Activist A. Phillip Randolph

A. Philip Randolph wrote an open letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 12th, 1934. He was a civil rights activist and a founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. A labor union for African-Americans working at the Pullman Car Company.

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Francis Perkins Describes Many Hardships Faced | The Jamestown Settlement In 1608

Francis Perkins arrived at Jamestown in March 1608 as a Laborer. He quickly becomes involved with the settlement. He writes a letter to a friend back home describing a great fire that destroys all his belonging and much of the Jamestown Fort.

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