Box 3, Folder 14, Document 68

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NOVEMBER 17, 1966

Members of the Human Relations Committee met at City Hall on
Thursday, November 17, 1966, at 10:00 a.m. with the following
members present;

Vice Mayor Sam Massell, Jr., Chairman
Alderman Rodney Cook
Alderman Milton G. Farris
Alderman Richard C. Freeman
Mr. Charles Hart

Alderman Charles Leftwich
Alderman G. Everett Millican
Mrs. Eliza Paschall

Mr. Benny T. Smith

Alderman Jack Summers

Mrs. Dorothy Bolder Thompson

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Massell and the Committee
considered the recommendations of the sub-committee appointed to

submit nominees for membership on the Community Relations Commission,
After discussion of the sub-committee's report and additional nominations
by the Committee members, the following individuals were recommended
to Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr. for consideration: i

1. Mr. James Moore, President, Atlanta Labor Council

Mr. ‘E. L. Abercrombie

International Vice President

Secretary-Treasurer Local 218

Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers
International Union

Board of Directors, Atlanta Urban League

2. Rabbi Jacob Rothschild, The Temple

3. Miss Helen Bullard, Consultant, Toombs, Amisano and Wells

Human Relations Committee Minutes
November 17, 1966
Page Two

4. Mrs. Sara Baker, Resident of Peoplestown Section °

Mr. Arthur Smith, Manager of Perry Homes
Public Housing Development

5. Dr. Cleveland Dennard, Principal, Carver High School
6. Mr. Robert Dobbs, Resident of Perry Homes

7. Mr. C.G. Ezzard, Resident of Summerhill-Mechanicsville
Section .

8. Rev. Joseph L. Griggs, Gordon Street Presbyterian Church
| Alternate:
Mr. Edgar Schukraft, Schukraft's Florist
9. Archbishop Paul Hallinan, Atlanta Archdiocese
The Rev. Kernan, St. Anthony's Catholic Church
10. Mr. Charles Hart, Member of Human Relations Committee
ll. Mr. James H. Moore, Attorney
Mr. Iyving Kaler
Mr. David Goldwasser
Mr. Hamilton Douglas, Jr.
12. Mr. Mills B. Lane, C & S National Bank
Mr. Mike Cheatam
Mr. J. Ben Moore

Mr. W. L., Duvall
Mr. Lucien Oliver

. Human Relations Committee Minutes
November 17, 1966
Page Three
13, Mr. Joseph Haas, Attorney
Mrs. Fred Patterson, Former President of United Church Women


Mrs. L. L. Austin, United Church Women
Mrs. Carl J. Bliem, President, United Church Women

Mrs. Mary Stephens, Resident of Lakewood Section
Mr. James Townsend, Editor, Atlanta Magazine
Mr. Ray Moore
Mr. Ben Perry
Mr. Al Keuttner
Mr. Mike Davis

Mrs. Dorothy Bolder Thompson, Member of Human Relations

Rev. Samuel Williams, Member of Human Relations Committee
Rev. Fred Stair, Central Presbyterian Church

Rev. Allison Williams, Trinity Presbyterian Church

Mr. Robert Mitchell, Vice President of Lockheed


Mr. Robert M. Wood, Sears, Roebuck and Company
Mr. W. A. Parker, Sr., Beck & Gregg
Mr. John Wilson, Horne Wilson & Company

The Community Relations Commission charter provides that the Mayor
shall nominate individuals to serve on this Commission to the Board of

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November 17, 1966
Page Four —

Aldermen for their approval. It also provides that the Mayor shall appoint.
six individuals for one year terms, seven for two year terms, and seven
for three year terms and shall appoint one Chairman.

It was also agreed that the names of all individuals considered for
membership on this Commission be submitted to the Community Relations
Commission for consideration on any advisory committees which might
be established.

‘The Committee also voted to recommend a budget for the first year of
$30,000 which Mr. Farris will have included in the Finance Committee


There being no further business the meeting was adjourned sine die.

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