Re: Photo: IC Boxcar 340844 & Others


gary laakso
 

Herbert Clark Hoover, while serving as Secretary of Commerce, was dispatched to Louisiana by President Coolidge to make sure that federal relief money went to the victims, not the grafters. 

 

Gary Laakso

Northwest of Mike Brock

 

From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bruce Smith
Sent: Monday, June 15, 2020 1:39 PM
To: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: IC Boxcar 340844 & Others

 

Mel,

 

My interpretation was that boxcars were being used to house refugees from the flood.

 

Regards,

Bruce Smith

Auburn, AL

 


From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> on behalf of mel perry <clipper841@...>
Sent: Monday, June 15, 2020 2:38 PM
To: main@realstmfc.groups.io <main@realstmfc.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: IC Boxcar 340844 & Others

 

boxcar refugees?, was this term something common in louisianna?

it obviously had somethin to.do with

their scoio/economic status, but what

was the term derived from?

thanks

mel perry

 

On Mon, Jun 15, 2020, 10:41 AM Bob Chaparro via groups.io <chiefbobbb=verizon.net@groups.io> wrote:

Photo: IC Boxcar 340844 & Others

A 1932 photo from the Louisiana Digital Library:

https://louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/ulm-p120701coll10%3A200

This photo can be enlarged quite a bit. Click on the photo and scroll.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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