Re: Photo: IC Boxcar 340844 & Others
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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.
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
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: IC Boxcar 340844 & Others
My interpretation was that boxcars were being used to house refugees from the flood.
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> on behalf of mel perry <clipper841@...>
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?