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Vol. 1
Numbe r 19
J a nuary 18, 1969
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AVE:lY SHIELDS BOARD EEMBE.1
M(Hml. t--11:UGHBOJ.HOOD, n1c •, PASSES
!,ASS co:NVE:' 1TICT-1
i".'.ODEL CITIES
D. H. STAtlTOi'l SCHOOL 910 MAF I N ST. SE
S0ilDL\Y JlJ·lUA~Y 26, 1969
3.:00 P. t~.
Mr. Avery Shields lon 6 time resident
Pittrs.l"1 q ~h, p ;.1cc0 <l l;i s t week a t his
home. Fune ral is to ~ nn:c111rp <l by
Seller's Brothe rs, McDaniel Street.
Mr. Shie lds wa s a devoted oeober of
Model l'l eighbo rhoo<l , Inc. He was s ecre tary-Treasurer of Mode l l'leir;hhorhood
MAnufa cturinb Co. He was a Cha rtered
member of Model ~1 c. i ghborhood, Inc., and
Mode l t1e i ghborhood Lanufacturin[; Co.
He will be sorely misse d by a ll of us,
who kn ew and l ove d him.
The r e is ne e d for othe r citiz e ns
like him to be as a ctive in Cor-munity
s e lf-he lp orbaniza tions a s Mr . Shie l ds
wa s.
Our heartfelt syopathy s oc s out
t o his be reaved f a mily.
The r e sidents who att e nd the Eass
Conve ntions' appear to be o ore intere sted in th e organiz;)ti on, than in the
E odc l Citie s Plan. The ntt-.?n<l :mts are
!';ho rt on infon:,a tion and the resid8nts
are d e prived . Out of e l e ve n (11)
op" r at i nG Cor:v:rii ties, in each Coomuni ty,
it a ppe 2rs tha t one (1) of then c ould be
infor c a tive. 3ut how can the y be? They
do n e t know a thin b a bout th e pl ans.
The c o•:1rmnity needs citizens th a t
will inforra a nd work with the r e side nts
for the good of the cot'lr'.1Unity. ;les ick :.nts
nre be ing urccd to go to the Conve ntion,
Sunday J a nua ry 26 , a t 3:00 P . X., a nd
e l e ct r e sponsibility.
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EECHAi: I CS VILLE CGt·JT;:;~.?
What kind of Co~~l:'.lunity Ce nte r do
the pe ople have in bech a nicsville? If
you want inforoation , you a r e told to
s ee the Boa rd. r-low who is the Board?
Conouni ty ,::ieetings c a n be he ld in
the Ce nte r . Ca n they?
Coomunity gather i ncs c a n be he ld in
the Ce nter . Can t hey?
When infon1ation is a sked a bout the
a foreoentioned , y ou a r e to l d to a sk the
Boa rd.
Let t he r e side nts know n ow, who the
Board is and who e l e cted the. Board .
Mo re tha n three peopl e should h ave a
voice as to what is supposed ly a Com,mnity Cente r. And it is a nticipated that a
progran of variety be conducte d in the
Ce nte r, not just a ~irl a nd boy ~eeting
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"COMt-~ml ITY FADE GOODS TO BC SOLD IN THE
C()MKUN ITY"
Spe aking of qu a lity, Mode l t-1~ i f;hborhood Manuf a cturing Corp ., workers a r e
proud of the finishe d ga r oents the y
hav e prc,duce::d. Beautiful kn ee sl acks
~adc i n d i ff 8r e nt sizes for g irls and
wo~en, a nd~ assorted c o l ors . The
appare ls c a n be c o::~parcd with sici.il a r
one s in Depa rtnent stores, and the
qua l i t y is n on-que stionabl e .
Par t of t he oroccecs froQ the sal e s wi
will be for purcha sinC Ras eoa ll uni forms
for Littl e Leagus tcau s t h at will be
sponsored by ~odel Neishborh ood , Inc.
The s e Goods a r e factory run a nd are
not to sold in Variety of Dept., s tores .
They will be on s a l e , Fri~ay and S a turday
at t h e :Me cha nicsvill e Co~r:-:mnity Center ,
389 Bas s Stree t, South We st.











































































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"WHOSE LODEL ::::ITIES ?';
Th e r es ide nts of the Mode l Cities
The r-1AACP Executive Comrd ttee ;_1et in
Areas, h a ve a ll been cla ss ed as be ing
Suite 516 of Pa schal M9tel. Lonnie King
"qua lifie d" to live in poverty a nd slm:is.
Preside nt, presided. , The oe cting wa s
This is not true. How ~any of th e se
well a tte nded. The iuenbe rs were of the
"HiE;h E!achelan ". All in a. class of
"qua lified", well :-)ayin t,; jobs th a t a re
th8; ir own.
he. ls a t the Model Citi e s Office, a r c
The 1,1AACP, s t:ou 1 d do , oor e than
he ld by Area :~e s ide nts?
speak for th e ·~eop l e , it ~hould dnclude
, ·Why sh ould a group of "outside rs"
th e p~ople. ·The or ga niz a tion should
be the ones _ t o"d ict a te t o us what is be
and r,mst be·c one the l eGa l resource for
be st for us, a s f a r as 1_1;ode l Citie s
al l it's den b0. rs, no t for just a ~hosen
pl ans a r c c oncerned? Why should we •••••
f ew.
r e sidents of l ong standing and f u ture
How r:,any me£., be rs fr om th e $2 .00 ';
years be told by "infini t e sicia lly
ocnbe rship a r e living across ·s. E., I-20
0.inded~ people that; "this is f0r y ou,
ure ex.:.;c.11riv e ,-,c'.1bers? \ It wil 1 not be
..;.he th e_r you w.:m t it or not."
ethical for th ~ oq.-::;:iniuit.i on to s p·e a k
· ~ If area r e si dents Ar e c onta cted in
f or people t hat a r e not a p~ rt of , or
r e~a r d to Mode l Citi e s, it is a l ways in
th a t a r c not r e pre s ~nt cd on the d iscussa n uniwportnnt ~nd a me nt a l way . We a r c
i on l eve l.
Q.1-ways t o ld; "you -r:m st c,rr,;a niz c and form
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Attcr:ipts in th e ' pa st t o ge t r; rassbl ock clubs." W~ a t f o r? ??? We n e ed
r oot r e.pn~s 0.ut nt i on on the decisi on l eve l r c c o~niti on a s human be in gs, ea ch pe rs on
wa s succe ssful l a st yea r. There ~er e.
by his own E1c ri t s • We cio n ot need , n or
three . Two of the s e we r e event~a lly
do we inte nd t o be a ll cl a ss ed t oge the r
wccded 0 .1t . In the l e. st e l e cti on there
a s "unde si_r a bl e s lun dwe ll e rs." We
a r e none . Wh o.t p l ;:i, ng do ' the offic e rs
n ~2 d ind i vidual ity. We need t o be
he.vc for the slum dw e lling men bcr ?
.
r e pr~s c Qt8d in the ~odc l Cities Office ,
It is i nport ent th a t th e e nd c one~
in· s orr.e of th·ose " D:SS~" j o bs th a t s ome
for a ll of the "S peakin g f o r The Bl a ck
of the " ont.s ide rs" are ho l cl in g . How
Peop l e" or :~aniz.a ti ons, c ea s e , anci. l e t
rmch 0asi 2r · it wou l d be f •r our nei t,hb or :
th e peopl e spea k f or th emse lve s.
t o un de rita nd the pl an s o f ~cd c l Cit i e s
if one of their " Qt,JN 11 r Gprc s e nt ~d then
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in the M. c., of fice .
Eow Many o f you ~ode. I Citie s peop l e
LITTLE BI '.D LIGPTS otl t'..ACi:l.HlS AN D S1-.YS
had a ny inclin a ti on th ~t th e r e a r e a ny
oth ~r peopl e livin g in the ~ - C., a r e a,
" I :.:;o t s oue Good, da rn good inf o r r.ia tion
othe r than -the illite r a t ~ , de.Ge ne r a ted,
t o te 11 y ou" r ~\;:_
slu~ ~we ll e rs th a t y cu ~nc ountc r in
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y ou r bus ine ss within the N. c., a r ea ?
We ll, the re a r e s o~e of us l e ft.
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1?c ; ,ay be f ew in n uc,bc r, but we Arc
he r e , a n<l we i tentify ours ~lvc s with
this &rea .
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t1;:ichinc : " Te l 1 oe bird, t e l 1 ue "
We a r e tra ined, eaucat ed qua lified
Bird: Th e r e is a no v<:: t o ge t s o··.1e
l eader s, livin g with in the M. c., area.
a cti on Ge tting r e si de nts t o be e l e cted
Ye t no on e t ook th e initi a tive to
of fic e rs o f the Ste ~rin g c c~Qitt c , a nd
screen area r esidents for pot e ntial
the bass Conve nti on Cha irnan, of iviode l
<c::r 1p l oyr1en t in th e ir own n 2 i ghba rhood.
Citie s. We need th ~L:1 , don's y ou thin)<?' 1
YCS i'-.- ODEL 8IT ISS i'J.1 D /,.: -!..A ~--..ESID'~:N TS;
FLIES OFF • ••• ••• SS:C YC'U ·, 1r.:xT WEEK ••• •• •
"!;!HOSE l OD'::; L CITIES"
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