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[Letter from Mrs. Wade H. Gentry to Chancellor Singletary]

Date: May 19, 1963

Author: Wade H. Gentry, (Mrs.)

Biographical/Historical abstract: Mrs. Gentry was the grandmother of a Woman's College student in 1963.

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Description: In this letter to the Chancellor Otis Singletary, Mrs. Wade H. Gentry of Madison, North Carolina, condemns participants of a boycott of segregated businesses adjacent to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), and urges the dismissal of Student Government Association President (SGA) Anne Prince, any WCUNC students participating in the boycotts, as well as any WCUNC students "who are remotely concerned" with African-Americans at A&T College (now North Carolina A&T State University). Gentry also asks to be informed if her granddaughter, a WCUNC student, "attempts to enter anything of this kind". SGA had recently endorsed a "selective buying campaign" against several segargated businesses on Tate Street adjacent to the WCUNC campus.


Format of original: Correspondence

Collection: Chancellor Otis Arnold Singletary Records

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.85.1385

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