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North Carolina and the Southern Tradition in 1951

Date: circa April 18, 1951

Author: Edward Kidder Graham, Jr.

Biographical/Historical abstract: Edward Kidder Graham Jr. (1911-1976) served as Chancellor of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (now UNCG) from 1950 to 1956.

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Description: Speech given by Chancellor Edward Graham to the annual meeting of the North Carolina P.T.A., held in Winston-Salem in April 1951. The speech addresses the way Southern tradition bears upon North Carolina public schools and colleges, particularly with respect to “education of Negroes.” The speech refers to the controversy surrounding “a series of recent suits involving both our public schools and our institutions of higher learning,” in which the plaintiffs seek to “effect a change in the established pattern of education in the South.”

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Format of original: Other

Collection: Chancellor Edward Kidder Graham Jr. Records

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.57.37

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