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W.C. Informer Number 11

Date: May 11, 1946

Author: Woman's College Chapter of the Committee for North Carolina

Biographical/Historical abstract: The Woman's College Chapter of the Committee for North Carolina was an affiliate of the Southern Conference for Human Welfare and published a newsletter, W.C. Informer, in 1946.

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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 Petry, The Winds of Fear by Hodding Carter, Black Metropolis by St. Clair Drake and Horace R. Clayton, An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, Earth and High Heaven by Gwethalyn Graham, Focus by Arthur Miller, General Education in a Free Society by Harvard University, The Story of the Springfield Plan by Clarence Chatto, You Have Seen Their Faces by Burke White and Erskine Caldwell, A House in the Uplands by Erskine Caldwell, and Clarence Darrow for the Defense by Irving Stone. The titles on international affairs largely center on relationships between world powers, totalitarianism and Communism, and the United States' role in the postwar world.

W.C. Informer was a publication of the Woman's College Chapter of the Committee for North Carolina, an affiliate of the Southern Conference on Human Welfare (SCHW)located at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. SCHW was at the forefront of early civil rights and social justice issues.


Format of original: Printed Materials

Collection: University Archives Subject Files

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.58.1363

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