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[[underlined]]SUMMARY OF MAJOR ACTIVITIES[[underlined]] (contd) 4. Men of Tomorrow composed of leading business and professional men held their regular noonday meeting at Project Headquarters, Thursday, November 8. Discussant-- pros and cons, City Propositions and issues, and political forum. 5. A luncheon at Booker T. Washington Hotel for Project Advisory Committee on Thursday, November 15. (Discussant: Republica and Democratic Policy) 6. On Sunday, November 28, National Council of Negro Women and Volunteers sponsored their "Meet the Candidate" program at Project Headquarters--a huge gathering. Many prominent candidates attending -- each was allowed eight minutes for presentation speeches. 7. Twenty-five or more volunteers organized a "House to House" Canvass on Monday evening, November 5, urging persons to go to the polls and cast their votes the following day. 8. Junior Council organized a "Telephone Unit" at Project Headquarters urging many citizens to not neglect casting their votes. They also secured "play pens", baby chairs, and toidys, setting up a complete "Babysitter Unit." [[underlined]]A SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES BOTH PHASES OF PROJECT[[underlined]] Training classes for voters...10 House to house Canvass...3 Public Meetings...8 Special Meetings at Homes and Clubs...12 Speakers Supplied by Project for Church Meetings...13 [[line]] TOTAL...56 Estimated number of persons contacted, by mail--Meetings 15,000 [[written in bottom right corner, 2010.60.1.38]]
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