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Mayor Victor H. Schiro Photograph Collection

Page Thirty
Photo 174

Human Relations Committee
(Caption from newspaper on reverse of photo): "The Human Relations Committee is an interracial advisory committee to the Mayor composed of 12 elected and 16 appointed members. Initiated by Mayor Victor H. Schiro and implemented by the Council last year, it acts to stimulate equal opportunity and just human relations through information, communications, proposals and hearings. Shown seated are Rt. Rev. Msgr. Arthur T. Screen, Chairman; William Rouselle, Deputy Director; John Pecoul, Executive Director; standing from left, Hepburn Many, Second Vice Chairman; Robert McFarlane, Chairman, Recreation; Charles Wicks, Chairman, Education, and Alvin Sargent, Chairman, Housing Subcommittee. (March 14, 1969)
[Photo by Joseph C. Davi]