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    • Segregation and the Supreme Court

    • 1954
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • In this speech, the unidentified author, possibly Benjamin L. Smith, discusses the pending Supreme Court decision on Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. The writer briefly provides details for the five cases that makeup Brown, and provides the...
    • [Speech by Benjamin L. Smith to the Kiwanis Club]

    • 1954
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This is a transcript of a speech given by Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, to the Kiwanis Club of Rutherfordton, North Carolina, at the celebration of their thirtieth anniversary in 1954. In the speech, Smith calls upon the...
    • Community approach to better human relations

    • 1954-12-21
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This is a transcript of a speech on desegregation given by Dr. Gordon W. Lovejoy to the Greensboro Community Council, on December 21, 1954. Lovejoy was a visiting sociology professor at Guilford College and taught classes at Greensboro College at...
    • Public schools, desegregation, and North Carolina's future

    • 1955
    • UA2.4 Edward Kidder Graham, Jr. Records
    • This speech, given by Chancellor Edward Graham Jr., addresses the challenges facing North Carolina's public school system in the wake of the Brown v. the Board of Education decision handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1954, which mandated...
    • The church and desegregation centenary

    • 1955-03-13
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This speech titled "The Church and Desegregation" was delivered by Greensboro City Schools Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith to Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on March 13, 1955. In this presentation, Smith...
    • Superintendent and desegregation

    • 1955-05-21
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This speech by Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, was given to the American Association of University Women in Raleigh, North Carolina, on May 21, 1955, and presents Smith's position on school desegregation. Smith admits that...
    • [Speech by Benjamin L. Smith to the Greensboro Men's Civic Club]

    • 1957-11-21
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This typescript copy of a speech given by Benjamin L. Smith to the Greensboro Men's Civic Club discusses Smith's efforts for school desegregation, and requests for support of a upcoming bond referendum. Smith states that he wants to provide "equal...
    • Desegregation, Greensboro Public Schools, Greensboro, NC

    • 1958
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This circa 1958 speech by Greensboro City Schools Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith details school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Smith writes about the initial changes the Greensboro school board made to their policies following Brown...
    • Story of desegregation in Greensboro, NC

    • 1959-03-05
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This transcript of a statement made by Greensboro school Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission in Nashville, Tennessee, on March 5, 1959, tells the history of school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Smith...
    • The black experience: past, present, and future

    • 1985-02-23
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This is a speech delivered by Elizabeth Jo Ann Smart at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Neo-Black Society's Reunion Weekend on February 23, 1985. Smart was one of the first two black students admitted to UNCG's precursor, the...

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