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  • Original format: Reports
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    • Japanese-Americans: Concerning the exodus and Its legality

    • 1947
    • Guilford College Thesis Collection
    • This philosophy thesis, written in 1947 by Japanese-American Guilford College student S. Edward Hirabayashi examined the exodus and internment of Japanese-Americans. The thesis includes quotes from those affected by these policies and is therefore...
    • Statistics on the use of Woman's College Library by Negroes

    • 1952
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This uncredited report details black usage of the library at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC) from September 5, 1951 to March, 1952. Most usage was by students and faculty at other colleges in the city. The report...
    • North Carolina reaction to The Supreme Court decision on segregation

    • 1954
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This three-page report written by Benjamin L. Smith, around 1954, regards the North Carolina reaction to the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Smith writes that there have been mixed reactions within the black community, and that the local...
    • Re: Desegregation

    • 1954
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This handwritten note or essay appears to have been written around 1954 regarding Greensboro Public School Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith's response to theBrown v. Board of Education decision. The note is positive and praises Smith's actions....
    • [Statement by Benjamin L. Smith regarding Brown v. Board of Education]

    • 1955
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This one-page statement regarding the Brown v. Board of Education decision was drafted by Greensboro school superintendent Benjamin L. Smith around 1955. Smith says that the school desegregation process "calls for a degree of restraint on the part...
    • [Biographical information on Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1955
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This four-page document provides biographical information about Benjamin L. Smith, including a brief biographical sketch and lists of his organizations, accomplishments, and interests. Smith had served as the superintendent of Greensboro city...
    • Taking stock of Greensboro's possessions

    • 1955
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This three-page essay or speech, possibly written for newspaper publication or presented at an event, details Greensboro's positive characteristics. Listed are: religious tolerance, interracial cooperation, governmental efficiency, business...
    • [Proposed Faculty Council resolution on desegregation]

    • 1955-10-18
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This draft resolution, presented to members of the faculty of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC) by Warren Ashby on October 18, 1955, commends the university for its actions toward desegregation and pledges support for...
    • [News release on Faculty Council statement of desegregation]

    • 1955-12-15
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This December 15, 1955, press release from the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC) News Bureau discusses a statement on desegregation issued by the WCUNC Faculty Council. The statement, presented by Warren Ashby, affirmed...
    • Report of special committee on integration in our public school system

    • 1956-01-25
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This January 25, 1956 report makes recommendations as to how member churches of the National Council on Churches should work to support school desegregation in their communities. The recommendations reaffirm and advance a 1955 resolution adopted...
    • Statement to principals and supervisors

    • 1957-08-23
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This August 23, 1957 policy statement was prepared by Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith for distribution to principals and supervisors in the Greensboro City School System. Smith clarifies the role of the superintendent in relation to the school...
    • [Affidavit for reassignment of African American students to all-white schools]

    • 1957-08-28
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This six-page affidavit pertains to the reassignment of six African American students to all-white schools Gillespie Elementary School and Greensboro Senior High in 1957, documenting Greensboro's first sucessful attempt at desegregating it's public...
    • Staff summary of desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1959
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This six-page document from the U.S. Civil Rights Commission is a staff summary of desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1959. Descriptions of Greensboro's demography, educational background, composition of the board of education, groups...

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