Cover letter to Mr. Floyd C. Covington, executive director of the Los Angeles branch of the National Urban League, from Ralph Bunche (staff member, Carnegie-Myrdal Study of the Negro in America). Bunche introduces the Carnegie Corporation which is sponsoring the survey on the status of the Negro in American life. Bunche requests that Covington please take the time to answer the questionnaire.
Typed letter from John Rechy thanking McWiliams for printing his article on El Paso in "The Nation," nominating him for a fellowship of the Bread Loaf Writers and informing McWilliams he is in Los Angeles through April.
The Los Angeles branch of the National Urban League stems from a 1921 organization founded by Katherine Barr and others who attended Booker T. Washington's Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. The league gathered information about racial discrimination against African Americans and other minorities in jobs, health services, and housing; helped develop fair employment programs during World War II, and was active in the formation of the City Human Relations Commission.
Memorandum from John N. Brown answering questionnaire (do not have questionnaire). Brown describes the weather and land of property site where he plans on building the house, the Brown family and servants, and wants and desires for what they wish and require from their new house.
Letter from John N. Brown explaining his decision to not write "an appreciation" of Windshield [J. N. Brown House] for publication in Architectural Record. In addition to having the house photographed for Town and County magazine.
A group of drawings and sketches relating to the Gorleston-on-Sea Church project. This letter to Eric Gill from the Postal Services Department, acknowledges receipt of his design for the Post Office centenary stamp. On the verso is a sketch for the Gorleston crucifix.