Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford, 5 July 1939
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through town - You can tell it's country where people just take life easy, and enjoy it! I looked on the calendar - exactly three weeks from today camp will be over - Ellis and D. Julian have started a game of Chinese checkers - I'll go down and mail this - My h.p. doesn't feel any better. Gee, Boozie, I need some of your lovin' so badly! I tell you, this is hard on my system - I feel like I haven't been loved in too long - It's a wonder I'm fit to live with - I hope I can hold out 3 more weeks - I love you very much - Your Woman