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Box SFC2 [F09.090.02.02]

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Contains 1 Collection or Record:

Sunshine Co-op letter

 Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 227
Identifier: MS0227
Overview Handwritten letter by an unidentified woman named Sydney [no last name given] to her "family" in which she informs them that she, her husband Walter, and their daughter Heather, have joined a commune of people who travel around the country in transformed school buses. Of note is her reference to the Sunshine Co-op in Charlotte, which received discarded food items from supermarkets and used it as their primary food source. The "Uncle Julius" mentioned in the letter is possibly Julius Levitch of...
Dates: circa 1970