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WCUNC accepts two Negro girls

Date: circa 1956

Author: unknown

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Description: This uncredited newspaper article 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, in response to a ruling in Federal Middle District Court.


Format of original: Newspaper Clippings

Collection: University Archives Subject Files

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.58.377

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