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Inman is back at her desk after a year's delay in working on the Mothers' Building. She sends instruction to Bessie Bonner about a Berry exhibit in Atlanta, asking her to prepare "all things beautiful" and made at Berry, and to include the Girls' Quartet as entertainment. Inman is concerned that the attention of potential supporters in Atlanta will be diverted to the Rabun Gap school.
Martha Berry encloses an article about donations from John D. Rockefeller to the Rabun Gap Industrial School and the Nacoochee Institute, schools she refers to as failures, and seeks Albert Shaw's aid in making Berry's case to Rockefeller. She also suggests that Shaw might interest financier and philanthropist George F. Baker in donating to Berry. She is eager to establish a million dollar endowment for Berry, referring to a failed plan for Mr. Ochs to make such a donation.
Martha Berry encloses an article about John D. Rockefeller's gifts to other schools and asks Emily Hammond to help get him interested in Berry. Berry sends good wishes for the wedding of Hammond's daughter Alice and looks forward to Hammond's visit in April.