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  • : Segregation in education--United States
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    • [Photograph of Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1940
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This photograph of Benjamin L. Smith is inscribed on the back "Startown Farm Life School, 1916-1917." The school was located in Catawba County, North Carolina, and Smith was approximately twenty-three years old at the time the photograph was taken.
    • [Photograph of Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1940
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This photograph of Benjamin L. Smith in uniform is inscribed "Camp Jackson, 1917-1918," and was taken while he served in the U.S. Army during World War I, from 1917 to 1919. While serving, he received the rank of captain.
    • Writer Discusses Race Prejudice at G.C.

    • 1951-03-16
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March, 16, 1951 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, reports on writer Lillian Smith's talk to Greensboro College girls regarding her view on race relations in America. Smith is author of Strange Fruit...
    • 'Separate and Equal Public Education is in the Interest...'

    • 1951-06-17
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This clipping from the June 17, 1951 issue of the Greensboro Daily News is a transcript of a speech given by Edward Kidder Graham Jr. on the issue of segregation in schools. Graham was Chancellor of the University of North Carolina Woman's College...
    • [Photograph of Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1953
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This photographic portrait of Benjamin L. Smith was taken around 1953, by an unindentified photographer. Smith was Greensboro's Superintendent of School at this time.
    • 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....
    • Segregation and the Supreme Court

    • 1954
    • RL.01210 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
    • RL.01210 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...
    • Miss Biswas From Pakistan to Visit G.C. March 11-13

    • 1954-03-04
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 4, 1954 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, announces the upcoming visit of Miss Biswas of Pakistan to the Greensboro College campus. Miss Biswas was a member of the Student Volunteer Movement...
    • How will the Supreme Court decision affect Greensboro and North Carolina?

    • 1954-04-20
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This is a handwritten copy of a speech titled "How Will the Supreme Court Decision Affect Greensboro and North Carolina" by High Point attorney, James Mattocks, given to the Greensboro Community Council on April 20, 1954. In this talk, Mattocks...
    • [Letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Harry McMullian]

    • 1954-08-23
    • RL.01210 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...
    • Community approach to better human relations

    • 1954-12-21
    • RL.01210 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...
    • [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...
    • [Photograph of Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1955
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This photographic portrait of Benjamin L. Smith was taken around 1955, by an unindentified photographer. Smith was Greensboro's Superintendent of School at this time.
    • [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...
    • 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...

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