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File — Box: 2, Folder: 28
Scope and Contents In a letter to a donor, Guy D. Goff, on 25 Feb. 1945, Earl Gregg Swem supported Marilyn Kaemmerle’s dismissal from the Flat Hat for her editorial "Lincoln's job half-done" in which Kaemmerle had advocated the complete integration of African Americans into William and Mary and the ability of intermarriage between African Americans and whites, which was outlawed in Virginia until 1967. Swem spoke in favor of administrators being in charge of “supervision of what goes into this college...
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.31
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of more than 700 letters written by Herman Recht (1908-1971), a Navy yeoman, from Camp Peary (U.S. Naval Construction Training Center), near Williamsburg, Virginia, between October 1943 and February 1946, to his wife, Esther, in Clairton, Pennsylvania. There are no letters from Esther because, as he wrote her, saving them would make him homesick.Recht had been a lawyer for eight and a half years before joining the Navy. He was very well read, and...