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Wingo asks Berry to add her name to become a member of the League of Women Voters and offers to pay the $1 membership fee for her.
Berry thanks Wingo for offering to pay, but encloses $1 for League of Women Voters dues.
Miss Berry explains to Mrs. Hammond that she cannot send the statement describing her support for Hoover because the faculty of Berry do not allow themselves to take a stand in politics.
Mrs. Hammond asks Martha Berry to send a statement to the Woman's Committee for Hoover stating why she is supporting Hoover and how many of Berry's faculty will vote for him as well. She also asks for Miss Berry to send names of influential women in Georgia, Tennessee, and Kentucky who support Hoover.
Mr. C. P. DeLaittre sends the leftover money from the Hoover for President Club to Martha Berry and the Berry Schools.
A letter explaining that Mr. Keown believes it to be a good idea to send Mrs. Hammond a letter about the number of faculty expected to vote for Hoover, but there is worry concerning publicly getting into politics.
Wingo writes that Miss Eleonore Raoul gives a prize of $10.00 for speaking from the Girls School. Wingo asks if Raoul's sister, Mrs. Millis, could come speak to the students. She asks for Berry to write okay on the note and Mr. Green can arrange it.
Mrs. Millis mentions the letter from Miss Wingo about literature and periodicals from the Georgia League of Women Voters and says she could speak to the Berry Schools while she is in Rome to speak to the Rome League of Women Voters.
Clark is unable to donate to the Berry Schools because of the New Deal legislation and the effect it has had on utilities and other businesses.
Berry acknowledges that she gave permission to Campbell to sign her name on the petition for a state constitutional amendment to exempt educational endowments from taxation. She wishes that she could do more for the cause and explains that, being a woman, she has no vote, suggesting two men for Campbell to contact.
J.L. Campbell asks Martha Berry if her name may be used in a newspaper appeal to Georgia voters which asks them to vote to ratify a state constitutional amendment to exempt educational endowments from taxation.