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Letter from Richard Ramsay to Harry G. Boyte

Date: January 23, 1964

Author: Richard Ramsay

Biographical/Historical abstract: Richard “Dick” Ramsay was the director of the college program at the Southeaster Regional Office of the American Friends Service Committee, Inc. in 1964.

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Description: In this January 23, 1964 letter to Harry G. Boyte, Richard Ramsay informs Boyte of a rally to be held in Greensboro for the anniversary of the February 1, 1960 Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins. Ramsay compares civil rights activities in Greensboro to those in Atlanta claiming both cities tend to "rest on their laurels without seriously working to finish the job of intergration." Ramsay also relays news about the large demonstrations in Chapel Hill held in support of an open accommodations ordinance.


Format of original: Correspondence

Collection: Boyte Family Papers

Repository: Duke University

Item#: 4.2.949

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