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News release on Faculty Council statement of desegregation

Date: December 15, 1955

Author: Albert A Wilkinson

Biographical/Historical abstract: A. Albert "Wilkie" Wilkinson (1902-1970) served as the director of the News Bureau at Woman's College (later The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) from 1947 to 1967.

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Description: This December 15, 1955, press release from the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC) News Bureau discusses a statement on desegregation issued by the WCUNC Faculty Council. The statement, presented by Warren Ashby, affirmed faculty support for desegregation, and was approved by a 96-24 vote of council members, but was a less comprehensive version than Ashby had initially introduced.

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Format of original: Other

Collection: University Archives Subject Files

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.58.352

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