Black Quotidian: Everyday History in African-American NewspapersMain MenuIntroductionAfrican-American Newspapers & Everyday Black HistoryProject Motivation, Methodology, and Scholarly ContributionWomen in African-American NewspapersBlack History 365Popular PostsMatthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a
July 1, 1944
1media/CCP 7-1-44.jpg2016-07-01T06:21:03+00:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a3853plain2016-07-01T06:32:30+00:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378aOn July 1, 1944, the Cleveland Call and Postfeatured Annie Booker (of 2369 East 57th Street), a mother who had three sons serving in the Army. Robert James Moore (31 years old) was with the quartermaster trucking company in Italy; Phillip James Moore (29 years old) was a private stationed in England; and Corporal Sylvester Moore (33 years old) was serving with an engineering unit somewhere in the South Pacific. "You're proud of your boys we know, Mrs. Booker...We're proud of them too," the Call and Post reporter Valena Minor wrote. "May they all come marching home when the world knows the peace of true democracy once again."
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