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19230906 Jackson Davis  Letter Gen Edu Board GEB.jpg
Sept 6, 1923
Mr. G. W. Hayden,
Gum Spring P. O.
Louisa County, Virginia

My dear Sir:

I have your letter of August 20th. It was a little delayed in reaching me, as it was forwarded to me in Chicago, where I had been for several weeks.


19231018  Jeanes not for buildings.jpg
Mr. G. W. Hayden
Gum Spring

Dear Mr. Hayden:

I have read your letter, and also the one you addressed to Mr. Gresham. I should certainly be glad to know you have the help you need, but neither of the Funds of which I have charge…

19250128  Photo Enclosed 2.jpg
Letter stating that the school is the best one room school in the state. A picture is included and a dedication is recommended

19230623 Letter 2 Carbon Copy Condition of Log School Need N.jpg
Letter detailing the conditions of the current school building, asking for help securing funds for the building

19230927 Letter Before Further Steps Taken to have Law.jpg
Mr. Geo. W. Hayden
Gum Spring, VA

Dear Sir,

Before you have any further steps taken to have land surveyed, report to the Board Oct 8th as it has come to the school board that the site should be further toward Gum Spring.

Yrs tl
F. T.…

19230823 Letter Board Offer Help from Rosenwald Fund.jpg
August 3, 1923
Mr. G. W. Hayden
Gum Springs, Va

My dear Sir:

In further reply to your letter of July 24th I wish to say that I am writing to Supt. West this morning offering to help him from the Rosenwald Fund on a new building that is to be…

Letter stating that the supervisor can visit the school on June 8th

19240123 Letter Return Form.jpg
Frank T. West
Superintendent of Schools
Louisa County

22 Jany, 1924

Mr. G. W. Haden,
Gum Spring-

Dear Sir:

Yrs just rec’d. The form will have to go over to Feb 11, the date of the next meeting of the school board.

Please note there…

19230830 Letter Sending Rosenwald Bulletin.jpg
August 30, 1923

Mr. G. W. Hayden
Gum Springs, Va

My dear Sir:-
I wrote you in detail yesterday after a visit from one of your committee, giving you the main points in connection with a Rosenwald building. I am sending you today herewith a…
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