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From the Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers Collection. Pauline is still hopeful that Martha will find a W.P.A. job. She recalls a conflict with some fellow church members and talks about choir practice. Pauline saw and enjoyed the film "Dark Victory" and tells of her experience of a flirtatious encounter with two men at a store with a photography studio. The Murphree family came for a visit and Pauline hopes to visit Allie Miller in Greenwood soon. A second letter enclosed from Pauline to Martha the following Tuesday morning at 6:00am. Pauline apoligizes for not writing sooner and Sonny Boy is doing well in school. Pauline plans to make a pie for the PTA dinner and asks about Martha's new job. She also expresses sentiments about Martha's roomate, Vera, getting married soon.
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Smith, Edith Chrisitne, "Letter from Christine Smith to Martha Smith; September 18, 1939" (1939). Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers Collection. 218.