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Miss Berry is pleading for help, due to the incessant drought. Ms. Peck returned the appeal letter with a $25 check. Possibly Mrs. Wm. Halsey-Peck.
Mrs. Peck says that she has received Martha Berry's appeal but cannot send a check to help with the work of the school. She then tells her that the school will find other donors wishes her the best.
This is an add from the Southern Highlander filled out to endow a quarter of a day by WM H Parsons.
Mrs. Parmly sends a $5.00 donation to the Berry Schools on behalf of Mrs. F.A. Freeland.
Mr. Elder writes to Martha to inform her that it is impossible to respond to her request even though he understands her need after the flood of Dayton in 1923. He says that the commercial losses have been phenomenal and they can barely hold on to their current employees, much less give charitable donations.
Letter from Martha Berry to the President of Eastman Kodak Company sending literature and requesting a donation of a Cine-Kodak Special camera.
C. Olson writes enclosing a money order as a mother's day remembrance, writing that God will bless Miss Berry and the Schools.
Response to the special appeal
Carrie Hale writes to Martha Berry and has enclosed a check for $5.00. She is helping the Berry Schools and mentions how she wishes she could contribute more. She then goes on to talk about the economy at that time.
Miss Berry sends an appeal because the recent "drouth" ruined Berry's crops which led to the necessity of purchasing food for the students and cattle. She says that she cannot travel as she used to so any help she receives is greatly appreciated. She also mentions the visit Mr. and Mrs. Elmhirst made to Berry on their wedding tour.
Miss Eager writes in reply to the appeal she received the previous day. Miss Eager sends a $25 gift.
Miss Beclser sends a $5 check at her mother's request becase Mrs C G Knox had told her Mother about a Berry appeal for donations
In this letter Martha Berry reaches out to Mrs. Woodruff to see if she will help donate to the Berry Schools to help get through the tough times. There is a stamp typed on the letter that signals that Mrs. Woodruff did donate twenty dollars.