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426 South Clinton Street
Mr. Ivan Allen,
Mayor of Avclanta
It's too bad, Ivan...
..-that some of the
negro communities in large urban cities
instead of the imported,
people who have been formenting disorder and anarchy.
Chicago, Illinois 60607
leadership among our
do not use their heads
irrational stimulation of some of the
As I read
the Tribune in Chicago yesterday and today and saw your good
appeal to reason on TV last night, I was proud of the fine way
you have been trying to handle a very difficult situation there
---Here in Chicago as the President of our Chicago Federation of
Settlements I have been in a way, very closely related to our
West Side Riots and the many other situations that grew out from
the efforts of Martin Luther King and his cohorts here in Chicago.
My heart goes out to you, Ivan. I know
that reason alone could cure.
that the situation is one
But, with the rebellious demands
for immediate results it is impossible to do much to solve the
Undoubtedly you will have to go the political route and
use federal money and other wasteful expediencies.
---Llt is a pity that our friends in the
negro community could not
realize that the biggest problem lies in their own inadequacy and short=
comings of personal development, which make them less useful as employees,
and demonstrations to correct.
programs will not solve a cultural lag,
and good neighbors.
These problems take more than riots
Unfortunately even ten years of crash
lack of skill or illiteracy.
--eL hope that our two Settlement Houses in Atlanta have been of some
use in your situation.
I feel certain that the Bethlehem Community
Center and Wesley House Centers would be of solid help if they are
in the location where any of your trouble exists.
Workers can help your police a lot.
Their trained Social
...Ln closing, please consider this a warm hand shake and best wishes
: MANUFACTURER OF
from all of your friends here at Aigner Company. I am sure I
speak for all of your friends in NSOEA.
Al Aigner, /President
G. J. ATGNER COMPANY