Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford, 1 April 1940
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I could hardly believe it, though - All that actually inside me! From the picture, I don't see how there's room for any of the organs I've always lived with! I do wish you could see it, though - Trouble is that you couldn't tell whether it is male or female! But there's definitely only one - I was honestly planning to make cookies for you tomorrow - But since I'd better be staying off my feet most of the time, I guess I won't - Boozie, just think, there's a real Baybee almost here! And he's all yours and mine - I'm anxious now, sure enough! I love you, Boozie Your Woman