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Memo to CBC dinner attendees about the Soul City development

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Written by:
Floyd McKissick, American, 1922 - 1991  Search this
Subject of:
Floyd B. McKissick Enterprises, Inc., American, founded 1968  Search this
Received by:
Congressional Black Caucus, American, founded 1971  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 7/8 in. (21.6 x 14.9 cm)
Place depicted:
Soul City, Warren County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
June 18, 1971
Memorandum about Soul City, NC being developed by Floyd B. McKissick Enterprises soliciting donations from attendees of the Congressional Black Caucus dinner.
The memo, consisting of black text on white paper, reads [[MEMORANDUM / TO: Congressional Black Caucus Dinner / Committee Attendees / FROM: Floyd B. McKissick / RE: Soul City / ADVISE: / Soul City, North Carolina is a new town being developed by McKissick Enterprises, Inc. in Warren County, / North Carolina/ (See the attached folder.) This / project is desired and supported by thousands of / people Black and white throughout the nation. Applications/ for grants and guarantees requests are now pending in / various federal agencies. / We seek your support and cooperation in helping us to secure grants, loans and other forms of federal assistance / as may be needed. We also need foundation and industrial / support to assist us in the development of Soul City. / How you can help will be detailed in future correspondence. / Would you kindly detach and return the coupon below so that you may be put on our mailing list. Tax / deductible contributions may be made to the Soul City / Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 38, Manson, North Carolina / 27553.]
A promotional pamphlet (2011.173.214.5b) for Soul City is attached to the memo.
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Savanna Vaughn and C. Warfield Clark, M.D.
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