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□Jitr fcrnttomtr Cl ub of iUtrait 6460 Kercheral Arena« M 24, 1 9 » ay Mr. Elliott Thurston Special Assistant to the Chairman Federal Reserve Board Washington, 0. C. My dear Mr. Thurston: Confirming our recent conference in your office, the writer trusts that it may be convenient for Chairman Ecclea, Governor Draper, or some other member of the Federal Reserve Board to address a luncheon to be arranged in their honor under the auspices of The Economic Club of Detroit, upon which occasion they would be the only speaker on a subject of current economic interest to the more than 900 business and professional mod comprised within our membership* The important part which Detroit plays as a baro meter of the general economic well-being of the entire United States we beliere will become increasingly apparent to you if you and yoir associates can arrange to cam more intimately in touch with the various industrial and finan cial interests which center here. Enclosed herewith we take pleasure in sending you a copy of oir last year'a printed Progress Report supple menting the list of speakers who hare thus favored us daring the past sear. Any suggestions which you may have fran time to time along these lines will be greatly eppredated. Presidaat ABC:ED Encs* June 3» 1938* Mr. Allen B. Crow, President, The Economic Club of Detroit, 6^60 Kercheval Avenue, Detroit, Michigan. My dear Mr. Crow: This is to thank you for your letter of May ¿4 , enclosing a copy of your Progress Keport of last year as well as the typical programs. It is evident that you gathered together a most representative group and I hope that the occasion may present itself when, as you suggest, Chairman Eccles, Mr. Draper or some other member of the Board may taice advantage of the opportunity to meet with you. It was a pleasure to talk with you when you were in Washington and I hope that you will stop in when you are here again. Very sincerely yours, Elliott Thurston, Special Assistant to the Chairman. ETrmlh