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Box 7, Folder 19, Document 41

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Manager, Hillhaven Nursing Home 265 Boulevard Dr., No E. Atlanta , Georgi a 30312

Dear Sir: At the public hearing held by the new Community Rel a tions Commission of the city of Atlant a , the matter of admittance of Negroes to Nurs ing Homes in the ar ea was brought before the Commission. Mr s . A. J. Dempsey, 1495 ozley Dr., S . W., r eported t~ loning : Request for admi ssion f fil ~ng ~ tion in writing , going to the f acility, bei ng shown around courteously with the notation t hat I would be notified of an opening, as s oon as the next floor was made available the following week; aft er repeat ed re~uest s be t el ephone {not having heard from the Director as promi sed) I was informed tha t nobody seemed to have known anyt hi ng about the initia l applica tion fo rm made i n writing . e 1111 appreciat e information f r om you about t he number of Negroes who hav appli ed to t he Hillhaven Nursi ng Home , t he number who have been ad.mitt d , t he a verage t ime bet ueen bei ng pl aced on a lis t and bei ng admitted. Si ncer ely,

(Mra .) Eliza Paschall Execut ive Di rect or Community Relat ions Commisaion

EP :MT cc: ayor Iv n All an , Jr. Hon. Sam. Maseell , Jr. Dr. W. S. Jackson, Atlanta School of Social Work Mr. Wr enn, Equal Health Opportunity Offic r , H alth , Eduction , and Mrs. A. J . Dempa y Mr. Duan ck, Community Council

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