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Staff Summary of Desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina

Date: circa 1959

Author: unknown

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Description: This six-page document from the U.S. Civil Rights Commission is a staff summary of desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1959. Descriptions of Greensboro's demography, educational background, composition of the board of education, groups in support/opposition to desegregation, and the status of segregation in the community are included. In addition, the report contains summaries of Greensboro's initiation and implementation of school desegregation, and events aiding/hindering desegregation. The report was included in participant notebooks issued at the commission's 1959 National Conference of Public School Officials entitled "The Problems of Schools in Transition From the Educator's Viewpoint."

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Format of original: Report

Collection: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers

Repository: Duke University

Item#: 4.1.968

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