Box 3, Folder 14, Document 2

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July 11, 1968

Mr. Dan Sweat

Director of Governmental Liaison
City Hall

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Dear Dan:

Attached you will find a brochure which will give you
some idea of the Job Corps art exhibition entitled

"A Chance To Be Somebody", As I mentioned on the
phone, the exhibition began January 18 in New York
City at the Time-Life Building. After New York, the
exhibition hit Chicago, Minneapolis, Omaha, St. Louis.
And the schedule reflects that it will hit Atlanta
around August 15, After Atlanta, it goes to Houston,
Los Angeles (with a show in Los Angeles and one in
the Watts section), Portland and Cleveland.

It is my understanding that Seripto is the Atlanta
sponsor. And Mary Lou has the "scoop" on the whole
thing. Of course, Scripto will decide how many they
will invite to the opening but they invited 1500 in
New York. It was a swinging affair.

You mentioned the poor being invited on the phone. We
hope to in some way establish an ongoing program for

all segments of the Atlanta population to view the

exhibit while it is in the city. It will be there through
Labor Day. The opening is one way that we can pull in

the businessmen, civic leaders, art community, ete., so
that they can possibly have ideas about bringing other
people in after the opening.

T know that you will be contacted about this soon. And
I hope you can do what you can to make this opening a
success, I'11 be down before too long and hope to see
you then,

Best regards always,

To yy
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