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    • The church and desegregation centenary

    • 1955-03-13
    • RL.01210 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...
    • 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...
    • Story of desegregation in Greensboro, NC

    • 1959-03-05
    • RL.01210 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...
    • Superintendent and desegregation

    • 1955-05-21
    • RL.01210 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...
    • [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...
    • Desegregation, Greensboro Public Schools, Greensboro, NC

    • 1958
    • RL.01210 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...
    • Women's College faculty votes for desegregation

    • 1955-12-15
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This uncredited December 15, 1955, article from the Greensboro Daily News, reports on the adoption of a resolution on desegregation by the Faculty Council of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC). The resolution passed was...
    • [Notes on news articles about desegregation in Greensboro, by William H. Chafe]

    • 1977
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This document consists of two pages of typed notes assembled by William Chafe circa 1977 on news articles about Greensboro desegregation. Article topics include Robert Ford's hiring of black machinists; desegregated North Carolina business; Tartt...
    • HEW Hints Of Future Statewide Desegregation

    • 1970-02-13
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 13, 1970, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), discusses the possibility of a forthcoming statewide desegregation order covering the state university system from...
    • [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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • [Class of 1957 folder]

    • 1957
    • UA108.3 Class Of Files
    • The Class of 1957 folder contains material pertaining to the 1957 graduating class of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro).

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