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Letter from a UNCG parent about the food service workers' strike

Date: March 28, 1969

Author: Harry B Fesperman

Biographical/Historical abstract: Harry B. Fesperman was the father of a student at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1969.

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Description: This letter, dated March 28, 1969, from Harry B. Fesperman of Thomasville, North Carolina to University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson, expresses Fesperman's feelings on aspects related the the UNCG food service workers' strike. Fesperman's daughter Jeanne was a student at UNCG and complained about the fact that the Student Government Association was providing food as part of a cafeteria boycott, and also that student fees were being used to support striking workers. Fesperman agreed and asked that the chancellor look into the matter. The strike took place March 27 - April 2, 1969 at UNCG.

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Format of original: Correspondence

Collection: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.14.211

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