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Speech by Benjamin L. Smith to the Greensboro Men's Civic Club
November 21, 1957
Benjamin Lee Smith
Benjamin Lee Smith was superintendent of the Greensboro City Schools at the time of the 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education decision ordering desegregation of public schools.
This typescript copy of a speech given by Benjamin L. Smith to the Greensboro Men's Civic Club discusses Smith's efforts for school desegregation, and requests for support of a upcoming bond referendum. Smith states that he wants to provide "equal educational opportunity to all the children of all the people."
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Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
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