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2 Negro students will enter WC in September

Date: August 17, 1956

Author: Greensboro Daily News

Biographical/Historical abstract: The Greensboro Daily News is the former morning newspaper of Greensboro, North Carolina.

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Description: This uncredited August 17, 1956, article from the Greensboro Daily News reports that two black students had been admitted for the fall semester at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC). Bettye Ann David Tillman and Elizabeth Jo Ann Smart were the first two black students admitted to the college, and both were high achievers in their high schools.


Format of original: Newspaper Clippings

Collection: University Archives Subject Files

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.58.354

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