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Letter from Jimmie Davis about the song "You Are My Sunshine"View More about Letter from Jimmie Davis about the song "You Are My Sunshine"
- A typed letter dated December 3, 1962 on State of Louisiana letterhead from Jimmie Davis, the governor of Louisiana, to Charles Sullivan of Sullivan's Enterprises regarding Ray Charles' version of the song "You are My Sunshine".
- Data Source
- National Museum of African American History and Culture
- Written by
- Jimmie Davis, American, 1899 - 2000
- Subject of
- Ray Charles, American, 1930 - 2004
- December 3, 1962
- Credit Line
- Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
- ink on paper
- H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
- letters (correspondence)