Letter [from Francis P. Gaines (inferred)] to Mrs. G. Frederic Switzer, May 9, 1956 (correspondence)
Gaines, Francis Pendleton, 1892-1963 [likely]
Washington and Lee University. Mock Convention, 1956
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This item contains 1 PDF file. This brief note is not signed but was probably written by Dr. Gaines, President of Washington and Lee University. The writer thanks Mrs. Switzer for her letter about "the dramatic episode in our gymnasium." The writer mentions reading from that letter: "When the Convention resumed, at the request of the boys, I undertook to make a little talk to try to lead them from the shock which was still severely felt into the spirit of the Convention itself."