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Mrs. Shiras writes to Martha Berry with a check enclosed for 100 dollars. She says that she is always happy to help Berry but she has so many appeals that she cannot help in a big way.
A letter describing that, however wonderful Henry Ford's gift was, it did not alleviate all need at the school.
Martha Berry thanks Agnes Samuelson for the donation of a set of World Books for the library.
Gertrude Ruhnka sends a donation of $20 in grateful response to her uplifting experience with the Schools.
A letter from Martha Berry thanking Mr. and Mrs. J. Howard Keep for the donation on their golden wedding anniversary of one dollar for every year.
A check for $150 in response to a letter asking for donations for the Berry Schools.
M. Ellen Richards sends Martha Berry a check for $5.00 in response to the news of the drought and its affect on the School.
F. R. Pearsall writes on behalf of Elliot Speer, President of Northfield Schools, to Martha Berry to ask her about her annual donation numbers. The Northfield Schools need to raise $160,000 each year and are looking for information about other schools' donors and donations.
The Berry Schools write to Miss Orme thanking her for the articles she sent and they have been distributed where the need seemed greatest.
This is a letter from Lewis Morris to Miss Berry stating a $500 donation. He also mentions a drought in New York City and tells Miss Berry that he hopes his donation will make the drought in the south a little better.
Erwin A. Holt writes to Martha Berry to donate $300 to The Berry Schools for his annual Armistice Day thank offering. He says he and his wife had a nice trip to New York, Princeton, Atlantic City, and Washington. He tells her about the Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Holly Hill Fruit Product company named D.H. McConnell; that he is a philanthropist, conservative, highly successful, and "a man of highest business integrity". He says that he and his wife hope to visit the orange groves soon, and also that they met the director of the Congressional Library, Dr. Herman Henry Bernard Meyer. Finally, he says that his business is suffering badly from the depression. He also requests the latest issues of the Highlander.
Letter with $5 donation from Mrs. Ada B. Holt at Christmas time.
This is a letter to the Berry Schools in which George (E. W.) Hollister expressed that he could no longer subscribe as much as he used to due to a decrease in his income from both his real estate and his lumber businesses.
Anna W. Hollenback sends Martha Berry a donation of $100 and inquires as to how Martha Berry is doing. She also mentions the long drought and the potential effects it may have had on the School's crops.