Dr, Henry Person Kennedy helps the homeless

The Mor4ning New Bernian 10 Dec 1922 Sun p3

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I LEADERS TO TAKE . PUCES IN MS i : .; .'.:..- .'.:..- f :v - . ; :-. :-. :-. .. . i Colored Committee Report ThatTents Should Be Used For ' Housing Homeless DR. FISHER TAKES TENT Physicians, Recommend Tents As Healthy And Comforta-i Comforta-i Comforta-i :- :- ble ; Make ' Application Prominent colored people are ask ing permission to occupy the tents which are . being erected with wooden floors and high wooden walls at-tlu at-tlu at-tlu old Stuart Sanatorium. Each ten will be. equipped with,, a stove and with the wooden floor and walls wil' provide a warm, dry, comfortable quarters for , those who have been burned tout. The colored ' relief committee, composed of prominent ctotored people yesterday sent' the following - communication to tlu mayor; - . , ( - December 9, 1922. "The Honorable Edward Clark, . "'Mayor of the City of New Bern: "Dear Sir The majority of the, members of the Colored Relief committee committee including two physicians aftei careful consideration of the housing problem now before us, are of the opinion, that the tents now planning Jvto be erected ought to be. used and that vour people will1 occupy, them when they see that ' khey are, comfortable comfortable and occupied by others. "Respectfully, ' --- --- --- "Colored Relief Committee." Dr. Fisher, with his wife and three children are moving into tents at once. v Dr. Kennedy and one- one- of the ministers have also put in requests for tents. These doctors said .that the tents would be dry, when built with the wooden floors, and would' be warm and comfortable. Those wishing wishing to be assigned a tent "should report report to Branch Relief headquarters as soon as possible as only a limited number of these tents can be erected erected for- for- the first few days. It was decided to begin Monday morning to erect a Tjlock of - ;ten three-room three-room three-room houses for colored families. families. These ten houses will be assigned assigned to, ten -families, -families, when completed; completed; a "nominal rent being charged. charged. ' z , HH mm

Clipped from The Morning New Bernian10 Dec 1922, SunPage 3

The Morning New Bernian (New Bern, North Carolina)10 Dec 1922, SunPage 3
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