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Letter to Chancellor Ferguson documenting picket activity during UNCG food service workers' strike

Date: March 27, 1969

Author: Henry L. Ferguson, Jr.

Biographical/Historical abstract: Henry L. Ferguson Jr. was the vice chancellor for business affairs at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro from 1962 to 1971 and vice chancellor for business affairs from 1971 to 1980.

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Description: This two-page handwritten letter, dated March 27, 1969, to University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson, gives a firsthand account of some of the picket activity on the first day of the UNCG food service workers' strike at UNCG. The writer asks if there should be some limit on the number of protesters allowed. The letter is signed with only his first name, Henry, and mentions that he can be contacted at the university dining hall. The food service workers' strike lasted until April 2, 1969.

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Format of original: Correspondence

Collection: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.14.209

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