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This document provides the number of students, class names, and teacher names for summer night classes.
Miss Berry expresses her gratitude for the donation of a book of American songs, as well as her hope for Mr. Haden to find time to visit the campus.
Martha Berry has found out the band no longer plays at noon in front of the dining hall as they had for years past. She wants them to begin playing again at that time. She also states that, even though they want to play in town, they aren't good enough yet.
Martha Berry finds that Mr. Beaschler has taken an alto out of Miss Warden's quartet, and she demands she be put back in. She also has heard the boys and girls are co-mingling in chapel services, and they are to remain separate.
A letter from E. H. Hoge to Martha Berry About the tuning of pianos, and to which company should tune the pianos.
The Executive Committee instructs Mr. Beaschler (one of the music instructors) to be more cooperative with the other music instructors in providing music for special occasions at the school.
Martha Berry instructs Dr. Green to make sure Mr. Keim maintains an active music schedule at the end of the summer.
Martha Berry lets Leland Green know that Miss Alston has agreed to let the music instructor, Mr. Beaschler, go to the girls' school every Thursday to lead group singings.
A letter from Martha Berry to Dr. Leland Green regarding Mr. Beaschler. She, once again, is very dissatisfied with the music instructor's work, and asks that he does more to justify his salary.
A letter from Martha Berry to Leland Green, concerning the music program. She is very unhappy with the choir's participation in events other than at the schools, and asks Dr. Green to fill up the choir director's schedule (including a 6 a.m. class) so that he does not have time to do other work outside of the schools.
Berry thanks Holt for her contribution for a Victrola and expresses gratitude for Holt's continuing support.
Berry accepts Holt's offer to donate a Victrola to the school.
Berry feels that her health is improved after a rest cure at Carlsbad, and very much wants to speak at St. Bartholomew. She will be glad to give a radio speech at any time convenient to Hammond. Inez has been ill and away from work for three months, so Berry will need to find a girl who can accompany her to New York. She hopes that Kate Macy Ladd will donate an industrial building in memory of V. Everit Macy.
Berry asks that Barbour teach some of her best students to sing one or two popular ballads. Teaching the girls under her will not interfere with the group being trained at the Girls School
Miss Berry tells Mrs. Barbour that she is expecting guests and wants the boys and girls to sing "America the Beautiful" and the quartet to sing an old song like "I Have a Friend." She discourages singing spirituals because "the negroes do those so well that it is better for [Berry] boys to try other things that they can do better" and gives a list of other options. She also asks that the boys and girls learn at least two stanzas of "God Be With You."