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  • Topics: race relations UNCG
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    • W.C. informer [number 1]

    • 1946-03
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The first issue of W.C. Informer focuses on several postwar political issues, and criticizes a recent vote on extending the Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC) in light of the service of black soldiers during World War II. The FEPC, enacted...
    • W.C. informer [number 2]

    • 1946-03
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The second issue of W.C. Informer primarily discusses economic and political trends in in North Carolina, including voter registration and participation. Statistics are presented on poverty, living conditions (lack of running water, infant...
    • W.C. informer [number 3]

    • 1946-03
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The third issue of W.C. Informer criticizes policies of the Truman administration, particularly the nomination of Edwin Pauley as Undersecretary of the Navy, which resulted in the protest resignation of Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes. There...
    • W.C. informer [number 4]

    • 1946-03-11
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The fourth issue of W.C. Informer discusses of nuclear weapons, federal labor policy (specifically a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would curtail union activities such as "sympathy strikes" wher one union walks out in support of...
    • W.C. informer [number 5]

    • 1946-03-17
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The fifth issue of W.C. Informer discusses an incident in Columbia, Tennessee, in which a black veteran and a white fought over an insult to the veteran's mother. Afterward, a group of fifty to seventy-five whites stormed the jail and roamed the...
    • W.C. informer [number 6]

    • 1946-04-07
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The sixth issue of W.C. Informer is primarily a discussion of pending legislation concerning the railroad industry and an alleged conspiracy to thwart competition and a ":rate blockade" to keep southern manufacturers from competing in the...
    • W.C. informer [number 7]

    • 1946-04-14
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The seventh issue of W.C. Informer reports on the need for new housing units in the postwar years. Government housing policy was a major part of the federal urban renewal programs of the 1940s - 1970s, which ultimately displaced many predominantly...
    • W.C. informer [number 8]

    • 1946-04-21
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The eighth issue of W.C. Informer reports on the passage of the Patman Housing Act of 1946, a precursor to the federal urban renewal program that was envisioned as a means of providing low-cost housing but ultimately resulted in the destruction of...
    • W.C. informer [number 9]

    • 1946-04-28
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The ninth issue of W.C. Informer notes that "infamous preacher of race hatred" Gerald Smith had called a "nationalist congress" for the following month. Smith was well-known for his racist, anti-Semitic, and anti-Communist views. The newsletter...
    • W.C. informer [number 10]

    • 1946-05-06
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The tenth issue of W.C. Informer encourages students to assist in voter registration drives and to vote themselves when they become eligible. Voter registration drives were a major part of the early civil rights movement. W.C. Informer was a...
    • W.C. informer [number 11]

    • 1946-05-11
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The eleventh (and possibly final) issue of W.C. Informer presents a list of suggested summer readings on the themes of national and international affairs. The titles on U.S. issues primarily center on race relations and include The Street by Ann...
    • Inter-Racial Club Meets; Plans Lecture Exchange

    • 1946-11-20
    • Guilfordian
    • In this November 1946 article in the Guilford College newspaper, The Guilfordian, the paper's staff report on a meeting of the Inter-Racial Club at the Guilford campus. The club included representatives from North Carolina A&T State University,...
    • Spanish Movie Given at Woman's College

    • 1947-03-22
    • Guilfordian
    • A March 22, 1947 article in The Guilfordian announced the opportunity to view the film Pepita Jimenez at Woman's College (now UNCG). This opportunity was advertised as a unique opportunity to see a foreign language film. The...
    • [Edward Kidder Graham]

    • 1950
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This is a photographic portrait of Edward Kidder Graham, chancellor of The Woman's College of The University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) from 1950 to 1956. Graham presided over early desegregation issues...
    • 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...
    • [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...
    • Equality of admissions favored in 24-0 vote

    • 1955-12-08
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This December 8, 1955, article by Martha Jester of the Greensboro Record, reports that the Student Legislature of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC) passed a resolution the night before "favoring equality of admissions...
    • Graham upholds students

    • 1955-12-09
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This uncredited article from the December 9, 1955 Greensboro Record reports that Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC) Chancellor Edward K. Graham supported the right of the WCUNC Student Legislature to pass its recent...

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