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Harry B Frostburg, casualty November with the near the to 20 troops had he difficult below that for 'the caring for High in the and.receiv- Lakes attached in Annapolis to country Negro Residents Propose Two Housing Project Sites Two sites for the colored housing project slated here were proposed y the Cumberland Branch of the National Association for the Ad- ancement of Colored People at a neeting at the NAACP hall, 119 South Lee 'Street, last night. The Cumberland Housing Author;y Author;y has had under study two loca- lonsr—Thomas Street and Mc- Jamee's Hill, but has made no ecommendation to the Mayor and City Council. The housing project would provide low-rent quarters for 5 families here and will cost 250,000. John Wormack, president of the ocal branch, said his group favored location on Frederick Street. The econd choice would be on Mc- amee's Hill. Wormack stated this morning: "We deplore the attitude shown by the residents of the possible sites chosen by the Housing Authority. Authority. We feel that they ( were unjustified unjustified in their hasty criticism and. objection. "Inasmuch as the selection of a site for the proposed homes Involves a great deal of study and careful planning, and since the Housing Authority was invested with that power, we feel that their choice should be final, subject to the approval approval of the Federal Housing Administration, Administration, and Mayor and Council. Council. "The group unanimously approved a possible site somewhere on Fred- : erick Street. As second choice the ix A ie group favored a Namee's Hill." location on Me-,

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  1. Cumberland Evening Times,
  2. 05 Dec 1950, Tue,
  3. Page 13

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