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Draft of speech on the food service workers' strike,presented by Chancellor Ferguson at a student convocation
circa April 1, 1969
James Sharbrough Ferguson
James Sharbrough Ferguson served as chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro from 1967 to 1979.
This eight page (four two-sided) handwritten document is a draft of a speech presented by University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson at a student convocation held April 1, 1969. The speech concerns the food service workers' strike, which took place March 27 - April 1, 1969, and gives Ferguson's impression of the current status of the conflict. There is a brief discussion of the contract with ARA Slater, of student support for the strike, and of the continuing negotiations. Ferguson also restates his intention to follow applicable law with respect to disturbances related to the strike.
Format of original:
Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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