Letters, Jul. 6, 1936

Born Southerner


Perhaps one Emily Boothe Radway, who writes in your issue of June 8 that Mrs. Roosevelt's party for wayward Negro girls was ''revolting to any woman, but to a Southerner, unthinkable" would be interested to know that the writer, who is superintendent of the National Training School for Girls (the institution for white and colored girls which was so signally honored by Mrs. Roosevelt), is also a Southern woman, a Georgian, descended from slave-owning ancestry.

She is surprised that anyone sufficiently up-to-date as to be a reader of TIME should cherish...

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