North Carolina Fund

Barnes filed some proof sheets by various activities or components of the North Carolina Fund, including:

Community Action Technicians
“Sub-professionals” trained by the North Carolina Fund to assist planning, implementing, and coordinating community action programs.
Neighborhood Youth Corps
A federal program created as part of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to provide work for economically disadvantaged youth aged 16 to 21 while training for a job.
North Carolina Volunteers
During the summers of 1964 and 1965, the North Carolina Fund recruited and then trained college students known as “North Carolina Volunteers” to participate in community service.
On-site visits
Between February 19 and March 20, 1964, teams comprised of members of the North Carolina Fund Board of Trustees and staff traveled to each of the fifty-one communities that submitted proposals for consideration. Photographs in this category document those visitations.
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