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I regret that a long journey through the south visiting our schools has prevented me from writing you sooner in reply to your letter of Sept. 23,1935.

While on this journey, however, I decided to get the facts concerning the condition of the Negro and attempt to learn whether or not the various government agencies created to sustain and rehabilitate the citizens of the country generally, were really being any great service to the Negro.  >>more...>>

Title:     Clergy Letter, The American Church Institute for Negroes, New York City
Author:    Bentley, Cyril E.
Source:     FDR Library, President's Personal File, Entry 21, Box 22
Date:     November 15, 1935

Publisher:     Clergy Letters
Type:     Letter

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African Americans
Clergy Letters to FDR