Religion: Down-to-Earth Experiment

Nothing quite like it had been attempted before. The 81 Negro children (ages nine to twelve) who left Manhattan this week to spend a fortnight in homes of white Vermont families was a new kind of experiment in race relations.

The idea was the brain child of the Rev. A. Ritchie Low, white pastor of the United Church, Johnson, Vt. Last fall the tense, energetic Congregational minister lived for several weeks with a Negro family in Manhattan. He wanted to find out what Negroes thought about white people. He also preached at Manhattan's big...

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