June 20, 1934
don't consider this a foolish idea but, I knew no other to call
on for help than the one who has been a mother to the country,
regardless of color or creed.
Roosevelt, I am eager for an education. I have worked out since
I was m yrs old. I missed four school terms out of school, and
graduated from high school at the age of 19 yrs.
want to enter college in September. I have'nt a dime, and I
cannot find work. What shall I do? To whom shall I turn to for
help if you fail me? Mrs. Roosevelt I feel that you can help
me and I feel that you will.
am willing to work for you night and day to pay you for all
that you do for me. Help me if you can.
school that I have made application for is West Virginia StateTeach¬ers
College, Institute, W. Virginia.
want to make a woman of my self. I want to be some body. Help
me in any way that you can. I'll do any kind of honest work
and I have had lots of experience.
have a good reccomendation. Please, Mrs. Roosevelt, may I count
on you to help me? I am sick at heart.
graduated in "33" and I have been out of school all
hope to hear from you at once please.