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Mr. Ochs encloses a letter written to him about the appeal for Berry he sent out and includes an article from the Charlotte Observer.
Martha writes to Adolph Ochs with information about the burned building for the New York Times. She hopes hopes that being in the New York Times that there will be more help from the public in rebuilding a new fire-proof dorm.
Miss Berry writes to Mr. Ochs about the dormitory lost to fire and asks for him to place them in the Chattanooga Times.
A note acknowledging (on June 5, 1926) that Marcus M. Munsil? has contributed $25 towards rebuilding the dorm at the Foundation School (Friendship Hall).
Letter from Martha Berry to the editor of the Greensboro Daily News appealing for help in getting a story and pictures of the Boys Dormitory Fire in the paper in order to solicit funds.
Ellen D. Dodd sends a check for $10 to help towards the burned dormitory.
Martha Berry tells Mrs. Markoe about the burned dormitory at the Foundation School and asks her to get an article about the dormitory published in the Philadelphia newspapers.
Martha Berry writes to A. B. Dick to inform him of the receipt of his generous gift of $100 and to "hasten to send my heartfelt thanks." She reflects on the great need plaguing the Schools and her summer spent trying to raise funds to rebuild the dormitory destroyed by fire. With no major contributions to this fund, she still hopes to have a roof on the incomplete building before cold weather sets in.
In this letter Martha Berry thanks Mr. Hamilton for his gift and goes on to explain that a dormitory at the Foundation School has burned down and they need help to build a new fire-proof one since insurance did not cover the entire cost.
Mr. Carlson has received pictures of the burned dormitory and suggest that Miss Berry write to two other men "that might be just the thing to settle the matter."
Miss Berry sends material to the editor about the burned dormitory along with a picture and hopes they will be able to help.
Mr. Pross was directed by Mrs. Charles Cooper to send a $1,000 check to help replace the burned dormitory.
Martha Berry thanks Mrs. Hammond for the "Third Pilgrimage to the Berry Schools" booklets. Martha Berry writes that she will send leaflets on damaged dormitory soon.