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Berry asks Hammond to write to say that although she appreciates the interest Mrs. Tener has taken, she should not approach the Fords in any way, as Mr. Hoge and Mr. Keown agree that all requests should come from Berry. Ground has been broken for the Mothers' Building. Although they lack sufficient funds to finish the building, Berry hopes it will "come out all right".
Emily Hammond wishes everyone at Berry a wonderful Easter.
A list that gives a brief description of each of the New York Pilgrims. The information came from Mrs. Hammond's letter to Martha Berry.
A clipping from the New York Times of an article about Mrs. John Henry Hammond's 3rd group of Pilgrims to journey from New York to visit the Berry Schools.
W.E. Carson expresses pleasure at the news of V. Everit Macy's bequest to Berry. Hammond annotated the letter to explain that Carson was a porter who brought the Pilgrims to Berry on a number of occasions.
Berry has just returned from a Garden Club meeting in Virginia, where she saw Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ford and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson. The Fords did not mention Berry, but have purchased land near Savannah where they may intend to start a school. Martha Berry also wants to make a trip to Warm Springs Georgia to see Governor Roosevelt.
Martha Berry praises Mrs. Hammond for her work with the Pilgrimages. She expresses some surprise that Mrs. Landenberg will be on the visit since she is "so purely society". She also sends her sympathies about the death of Mr. Macy and hopes Mrs. Ladd will donate a building in his memory. She says the boys really need a science and agriculture building, especially now that the girls have such a wonderful facility provided by Mr. Ford.
Martha Berry tells Mrs. Hammond that Inez will be unable to go to Chautauqua that summer because she is needed at Berry; Miss Berry will pick another girl to use the scholarship. Martha Berry writes about a recent visit by the Fords, Sir Wilfred, and Lady Grenfell. Sir Wilfred says that he feels like he's in school because he's learned so much. Berry also talks about how she is looking forward to the arrival of the Pilgrims.
Hammond writes of preparations for the Pilgrims visit.
In this personal letter to Mrs. Hammond, Miss Berry discusses the progress at Pilgrim Hall and her honorary doctorate from the University of North Carolina. She states that she would love to have Mr. Cutting come visit the school, and asks her for her help in persuading him. She speaks of her hopes for a gift of at least $1 million from Mr.Ford, in place of one Mr.Ochs promised.
In this letter Mrs. Hammond says that Martha Berry spoke wonderfully the day before and that the mail brought over eight thousand dollars worth of chekcs. She also sends some of the letter for Martha Berry to read and asks if she will join her for lunch.
Letter to Mrs. John Henry Hammond from Martha Berry about a false article about the Ford donations in the Rome paper.
Emily Hammond writes to Martha Berry wishing her a good Founders Day.
Martha Berry writes to Emily Hammond thanking her for the check of $1000 to help the boys who lost their belongings in the fire. She also expresses gratitude for the donations to Pilgrim Hall and wishes Hammond a Happy New Year.
Emily Hammond sends $1000 to help those students who lost their belongings in a fire at the school. She also forwards some checks for Pilgrim Hall from Mrs. Augusta Pope and Mr. Henry Roth. She also urges Berry and Inez Henry to come to New York and speak to the Pilgrims.