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Gordon Williams Blackwell

Date: circa 1960

Author: unknown

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Description: This is a photographic portrait of Gordon Williams Blackwell, chancellor of Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro)from 1957-1960. Blackwell led the university at the time of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins (in which several students participated) and was involved in early negotiations to bring the protests to a close.


Format of original: Images

Collection: University Archives Photographs and Negatives

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.59.1373

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