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D. H. Mast sends a $10.00 donation to Martha Berry. He recommends that Berry require former students who are successful later in life be required to help maintain the school. He states that "The Best Education is that which is worked for."

Check designated for a little girl's education.

Green asks for Berry's help in finding a place as a maid or nurse for her 17 year-old daughter, who has been unable to finish her schooling at home.

Bethea writes about her two sons who have attended Berry, William and Johnny Bethea. William has had to leave school. He had hoped to become a doctor, but the family cannot afford more schooling for him and so he will go to work at his cousin's sign painting shop. Johnny was dismissed from school for smoking, but Mrs. Bethea hope he can go back. She asks Martha Berry to speak to both boys, as her advice will be so meaningful to them.

Rowe, Dean of the School of Engineering at the University of South Carolina, writes that he learned of Berry's work in the Pictorial Review. He enjoys his own work in higher education, but regrets that he did not take the opportunity to return to the countryside where he was born and do good work such as Berry does.

Emma Hopkins writes to Martha Berry to thank her for the inspiration she provides. She also gives details about a Hobby Horse race to raise money and sends names to Berry of people who might be interested in aiding the Berry Schools.

Edwin H. Bingham sent $150.00 to the Berry Schools to provide a boy with an education.

Barrett writes to ask Berry for information on her life and the Berry Schools because her class is studying the state of Georgia.

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Miss Glen Allen informed Martha Berry she was setting aside some money after hearing of Martha's stories in Southern Highlander about her children struggling to get an education.

Tracy L'Engle of the Encyclopaedia Britannica asks Miss Berry for photographs of the schools for a section on outstanding mountaineer schools in the United States.

B.F. Kneeland, president of the Georgia Conference of Seventh Day Adventists, sends copies of photographs taken during a recent visit. He expresses the deep interest he and his wife have in education and in Berry's work.

This letter talks about sending Mr. Krishnayya literature about the Berry Schools for his paper. It explains that although the work of the schools has grown its purpose to educate mountain boys and girls for American Citizenship.

Mrs. Ralph B. Williams donates $150 as a scholarship for Eugene's education either in the current year or another year.

A thank you letter to Miss Schnabel in Sharon, Connecticut, thanking her for sending knitting wool to the boys and girls working towards gaining their education. The letter is unsigned, but it is assumed it was written and sent by Martha Berry.


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