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Letter to Governor Moore

Date: circa November 3, 1967

Author: J. B. Tollison

Biographical/Historical abstract: J. B. Tollison of Asheboro, North Carolina, wrote Governor Dan Moore in protest of the Black Power Forum held at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1967.

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Description: This is a photocopy of a letter sent by J.B. Tollison of Asheboro, North Carolina, to Governor Dan K. Moore on November 3, 1967, complaining about the Black Power Forum held at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro November 1-3, 1967. Tollison is upset that “dangerous radical elements” were allowed to use state university facilities to “dignify their foul-mouthing of hatred against our country” and requests that the governor speak out against the forum. There is also a response from the governor.

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Format of original: Correspondence

Collection: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.14.50

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