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Martha Berry thanks Miss Hickok for her gift to the Berry Schools and expresses her wish that Miss Hickok could see the children that she is helping. She then describes a particular letter she received that touched her heart. Martha Berry then thanks Miss Hickok for helping to keep open the Gate of Opportunity and expresses her hope that she will one day be able to help every child who wishes to attend the school. She ends the letter by wishing Miss Hickok a happy Thanksgiving.

Miss Berry is thanking Mrs. Bench for a gift she has sent. Miss Berry also commends the existence and influence of her schools, the students of which (as well as Mrs. Bench) she describes as friends.

Martha Berry expresses her thanks for Mrs. Gould's gift and her support of the Berry Schools.

An article written on Martha Berry's work for Good Housekeeping by Mrs. Learned. She refers to the Gate of Opportunity and Berry's desire for students to lifters not leaners. She also mentions the original log cabin and the 20,000 acres.

Transcription of a telegram to Martha Berry from Emily Vanderbilt Hammond informing Martha Berry that the newspaper articles and report of the school have been received and that Mrs. Ogden Reid will try to have a story printed in the Herald Tribune. Hammond asks Berry to confirm a date for her radio broadcast. She cautions that funds are hard to raise and suggests that Berry try to cut expenses.

Telegram to Martha Berry from Emily Vanderbilt Hammond informing Martha Berry that the newspaper articles and report of the school have been received and that Mrs. Ogden Reid will try to have a story printed in the Herald Tribune. Hammond asks Berry to confirm a date for her radio broadcast. She cautions that funds are hard to raise and suggests that Berry try to cut expenses.

Martha Berry thanks both for their gift; she talks about how she expects to have her loyal friends continue to support Berry and how this will keep the Gate of Opportunity open.

Martha Berry is hoping her friend will send a donation since conditions are starting to get bad through the drought.

Martha Berry talks of the dreadful conditions and their impact.

Martha Berry lets her friend know how important donations of any amount are in this trying time.

Martha Berry thanks Mrs. Cushman for her donation and for being so interested in the work being done at Berry.

Mrs. Curtis encloses a check to help out the girls at Berry. She hopes Miss Berry will allow some girls to walk through the "Gate of Opportunity."

Mr. Adams encloses a $25 check to help Martha Berry along with her good work inside the Gate of Opportunity.

Receipt of $150.00 from F. W. McMillan for The Berry Schools.


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