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David Zogbaum Letter

Identifier: SC 00089

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10 page letter written by David Zogbaum to his mother from February 8, 1965.  Zogbaum describes his interactions with the native peoples of the Solomon Islands, their lack of medical necessities, and the general neglect suffered by the natives by the English government.  Zogbaum also describes the contemptuous situation with other white settlers on the island and their efforts to maintain white dominion over the native groups.  Zogbaum proposes that aid in the form of sustaining capital from the Episcopal Church of the United States would do wonders to provide the people of the Solomon Islands with their medical and educational needs.


  • 1965 February 8


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