Interview with Eleanor Josaitis
QUESTION 17
SHEILA C. BERNARD:

OK, so if you could tell me about the relief that you --

ELEANOR JOSAITIS:

The day after the riot, the call went out for clothing and food and things that were needed to help those that, in that torn part of the city. I came back home to Taylor and made as many telephone calls, and I called everybody and everybody's Aunt Martha, in order to see if I could collect some food and some clothing, and sent, ah, about two yar- large trucks back into the city. But I mean, I made a lot of telephone calls and called a lot of people. So there were good-willed people that wanted to contribute, and many of them just wanted to be invited and wanted to do whatever anybody asked them to do. And of course you got as many "No, I don't want any part of it," as we did, but I certainly called as many people as I could call to ask, to, to help, and we were able to send the food and the clothing down and it was definitely appreciated.

SHEILA C. BERNARD:

Great, OK, cut. Thank you so much.

ELEANOR JOSAITIS:

Thank you.

SHEILA C. BERNARD: