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Thoughts recorded Sunday, March 30, 1969

Date: March 30, 1969

Author: James Sharbrough Ferguson

Biographical/Historical abstract: James Sharbrough Ferguson served as chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro from 1967 to 1979.

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Description: This three-page document contains University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Freguson's personal thoughts on certain aspects and events related to the UNCG food service workers' strike of March 27 - April 2, 1969. Ferguson describes the activities of Saturday, March 29, where protesters marched to his home, and states that the was “deeply offended” by the incident since he had made himself available to anyone who had asked. Ferguson also mentions that he had spoken with several of the student organizers, two of which had disavowed knowledge of the march and one who had been responsible but apologized, calling it a “mistake”. Lastly, Ferguson states that he will take no action under duress and wishes to make this position clear.


Format of original: Report

Collection: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.14.212

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