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Letter from B. Tartt Bell to Benjamin L. Smith

Date: August 23, 1957

Author: B. Tartt Bell

Biographical/Historical abstract: Tartt Bell served as the executive secretary and director of the Southeast Region of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).

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Description: This August 23, 1957 letter from B. Tartt Bell to Benjamin L. Smith expresses support for Smith's work desegregating Greensboro schools. Bell also thanks Smith for the opportunity he and the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) have been given to help prepare the community for desegregation. At the time of this letter, Bell was executive secretary of the southeast region of the AFSC and Smith was superintendent of Greensboro's public school system.

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Format of original: Correspondence

Collection: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers

Repository: Duke University

Item#: 4.1.976

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