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  • : Segregation in education--United States
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    • [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...
    • [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...
    • [Letter from B. Tartt Bell to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1957-08-23
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This August 23, 1957 letter from B. Tartt Bell to Benjamin L. Smith expresses support for Smith's work desegregating Greensboro schools. Bell also thanks Smith for the opportunity he and the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) have been given...
    • [Letter from Benjamin L. Smith to D. Edward Hudgins]

    • 1956-09-07
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This September 7, 1956 letter from Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, to D. Edward Hudgins, thanks Hudgins for his letter of support. Smith writes that he shares Hudgins' fears that the Pearsall Plan could be a disaster for North...
    • [Letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Edward F. Burrows]

    • 1956-09-24
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This one-page letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Edward F. Burrows, dated September 24, 1956, thanks Burrows for his letter of support regarding his position on school desegregation.
    • [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...
    • [Letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Mrs. E. C. Brooks]

    • 1958-01-13
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This January 13, 1958 letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Mrs. E. C. Brooks thanks Brooks for her letter of encouragement during the desegregation of two all-white schools in Greensboro in 1957. Smith writes of harassment from some white citizens as...
    • [Letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Warren Ashby]

    • 1956-09-24
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This September 24, 1956 letter from Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, to Warren Ashby thanks Ashby for his letter of support regarding his position on school desegregation.
    • [Letter from D. Edward Hudgins to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1956-09-04
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This September 4, 1956 letter from D. Edward Hudgins to Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, commends Smith for his recent statement about the Pearsall Plan. Hudgins shares his feeling that the plan has the potential to destroy...
    • [Letter from Edward F. Burrows to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1956-08-27
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This 27, 1956 letter from Edward F. Burrows to Greensboro public school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, commends Smith for his support of school desegregation. Burrows writes that he has yet to decide how to vote on the Pearsall Plan, but thinks...
    • [Letter from Helen Ashby to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1957-09-23
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This September 23, 1957 letter from Helen Ashby, on behalf of the Greensboro YWCA board of directors, to Greensboro public school superintendent Benjamin L. Smith, commends Smith and the Greensboro School Board for their decision to desegregate...
    • [Letter from J. Clay Madison to UNCG Chancellor Ferguson]

    • 1970-05-27
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This May 25, 1970 letter from J. Clay Madison to Chancellor Ferguson confirms Ferguson's participation in an upcoming conference on race relations sponsored by the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Ferguson agreed to...
    • [Letter from J. Clay Madison to UNCG Chancellor Ferguson]

    • 1970-08-03
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This August 3, 1970 letter from J. Clay Madison to Chancellor James S. Ferguson thanks Ferguson for his participation in a July 1970 conference on race relations sponsored by the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church....
    • [Letter from Lurlene Barnhardt to UNCG Chancellor Ferguson]

    • 1970-06
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This letter from Lurlene Barnhardt to UNCG Chancellor James S. Ferguson offers some background reading in race relations. At the request of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, Barnhardt and Ferguson served on a...

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