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1960 Jun 01, 4 p. w/env. Letter to Folks Discusses the advantages of flying rather than taking a boat and discusses different travel routes and travel situations for visiting Mary in Turkey.
1960 Jun 07, 4 p. w/env. Letter to Brother Went to a cocktail party and heard of the money the President and Prime Minister stole from the Government and how the coup came just barely in time, “They found lists of important people to shoot two days later;” ordered 500 copies of the Turkish translation of “Renille of a Persian Village”; House had a name change; shared some gory news about beheaded ladies being found in the Government meat packing locker. Newspaper clipping enclosed “Turks Discuss Menderes Plan to Execute 30;” “Turks map Post-Revolt Recovery Plans;” “SEATO Will Study Red Threat”
1959 Jun 07, 5 p. w/env. Letter to Brother Forgot Memorial Day, “American holidays pass unnoticed here;” Briefly discusses travel plans; is preparing for him to visit her; the next four days are “Byram” which is a word for Turkish vacation or holiday; tells her brother there’s no point in coming to Turkey as there is news that there isn’t going to be a Rotary Meeting; talks about a dentist in Manhattan who went money crazy and “He runs a factory with a floor of rooms servicing 6 to 10 patients at once and a score of uniformed nurses. He only does the checking and I’ve never been satisfied with what I had done last summer,” so she is going to try and see a Turkish dentist; says that I.C.A. is having some changes in American personnel that might help Mary’s situation some; has been ordered by the Ambassador to go home and stay in, “They are bringing from Istanbul all the bodies of martyrs and will bury them on the hill in the lawn of Ataturk’s Tomb.”
1960 Jun 12, 3 p. w/env. Letter to Folks Went to an Agricultural group picnic and talks about how it seems like nobody plans anything; a Turkish Home Economics educator’s husband is in jail, “Everything is in the state of upset here;” talks about the Extension Director being on a 40 day vacation, he has just been called back and Mary is requesting a staff meeting, the new branch chief is behind Mary and might try to help with the counterpart situation;
1960 Jun 18, 2 p. no env. The Tulsa Gasser, Vol. 45, No. 51 “Thanks--Tulsa Rotary” -by C. A. Border
1960 Jun 21, 2 p. no env. Charter Banquet: Rotary Club of Southwest Tulsa

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