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WEST BROAD SCHOOL
I want to express to you my thanks,
appreciation, and gratitude for the many
nice things received at the West Broad
The pupils are greatly benefited &y
their midday meal, as some have no breakfast
before leaving home.
Julia W. Reed, Principal
West Broad School
SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM ENDORSED BY
We, the members of the National Youth
Congress of the African Methodist Church,
23rd session, representing 34 States of
the Union, do hereby express our appreciation
for the work being done through the
United States Department of Agriculture,
Production and Marketing Administration,
in their general program of agriculture
and endorse the school lunch program which
the Department has arranged for the
schools of the Nation to benefit all
Signed on behalf of the Youth Congress
S. S. Morris, President
Department Christian Education
AME Church, Nashville, Tenn,,
Forty-First Annual Session National Sunday
School and Baptist Training Union Congress
in Louisville, Ky., June 1950, with delegates
from 37 States representing 18,000 Sunday
Schools in the United States, unanimously
endorse National School Lunch Program
WHEREAS; In many respects the soil is
our ancestral mother: "And the Lord God
formed men of the dust of the ground--and
out of the ground made the Lord God to
grow every tree that is pleasant to the
sight, and good for food." Hence, the
soil is of first importance to man, and
without its production man would perish
from the earth;
WHEREAS, the United States Department
of Agriculture through Production and Marketing
Administration is offering every
encouragement to the tillers of the soil,
regardless of racial distinction, in producing
more and getting better price for
WHEREAS, the Government is operating
a school lunch program in which less-fortunate
children are getting benefit of hot
lunches during school time;
THEREFORE, be it resolved that the
National Sunday School and B.T.U. Congress
now in session go on record as endorsing
the program of the Production and Market-'
ing Administration school lunch program in
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