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    • [Letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Harry McMullian]

    • 1954-08-23
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • In this two-page letter, dated August 23, 1954, Greensboro Superintendent of Schools Benjamin L. Smith recommends that North Carolina Attorney General Harry McMullian attend hearings regarding the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Smith...
    • [Revised statement to be presented for consideration of Faculty Council]

    • 1955-12-13
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This undated memo from Warren Ashby to the Faculty Council of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC) consists of the revised and less comprehensive text of the statement favoring desegregation of university facilities...
    • [Letter from white supremacist to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1956-08
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This one-page letter from an unidentified white supremacist to Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith, dated August 1956 and postmarked in Asheville, attacks Smith for the desegregation of the Greensboro Public School System. The writer repeatedly refers...
    • [Letter from Edward F. Burrows to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1956-08-27
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This 27, 1956 letter from Edward F. Burrows to Greensboro public school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, commends Smith for his support of school desegregation. Burrows writes that he has yet to decide how to vote on the Pearsall Plan, but thinks...
    • [Letter from Warren Ashby to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1956-08-28
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This August 28, 1956 letter from Warren Ashby to Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, commends Smith for his support of school desegregation, and offers support in any way needed.
    • [Letter from D. Edward Hudgins to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1956-09-04
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This September 4, 1956 letter from D. Edward Hudgins to Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, commends Smith for his recent statement about the Pearsall Plan. Hudgins shares his feeling that the plan has the potential to destroy...
    • [Letter from Benjamin L. Smith to D. Edward Hudgins]

    • 1956-09-07
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This September 7, 1956 letter from Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, to D. Edward Hudgins, thanks Hudgins for his letter of support. Smith writes that he shares Hudgins' fears that the Pearsall Plan could be a disaster for North...
    • [Letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Edward F. Burrows]

    • 1956-09-24
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This one-page letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Edward F. Burrows, dated September 24, 1956, thanks Burrows for his letter of support regarding his position on school desegregation.
    • [Letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Warren Ashby]

    • 1956-09-24
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This September 24, 1956 letter from Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, to Warren Ashby thanks Ashby for his letter of support regarding his position on school desegregation.
    • [Letter from B. Tartt Bell to Joseph Cox]

    • 1957-02-07
    • Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this February 7, 1957 letter to Joseph J. Cox, B. Tartt Bell describes the segregated sleeping arrangements for an American Friends Service Committee conference at Guilford College, the objection of the participants, and alternative sleeping...
    • [Letter from B. Tartt Bell to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1957-08-23
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This August 23, 1957 letter from B. Tartt Bell to Benjamin L. Smith expresses support for Smith's work desegregating Greensboro schools. Bell also thanks Smith for the opportunity he and the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) have been given...
    • [Letter from Helen Ashby to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1957-09-23
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This September 23, 1957 letter from Helen Ashby, on behalf of the Greensboro YWCA board of directors, to Greensboro public school superintendent Benjamin L. Smith, commends Smith and the Greensboro School Board for their decision to desegregate...
    • [Letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Mrs. E. C. Brooks]

    • 1958-01-13
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This January 13, 1958 letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Mrs. E. C. Brooks thanks Brooks for her letter of encouragement during the desegregation of two all-white schools in Greensboro in 1957. Smith writes of harassment from some white citizens as...
    • [Memorandum about black enrollment at WCUNC]

    • 1958-05-06
    • UA2.6 Gordon Williams Blackwell Records
    • This memorandum, dated May 6, 1958, is from Mereb E. Mossman, then Dean of Instruction at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), to Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell. The...
    • [Memo to the faculty of WCUNC about the Greensboro sit-ins]

    • 1960-03-16
    • UA2.6 Gordon Williams Blackwell Records
    • This memorandum from Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell dated March 16, 1960, addresses the publicity given to Blackwell's remarks to the student body following the sit-ins. Blackwell states that his comments, which were critical of the sit-ins,...

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