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Letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Edward F. Burrows

Date: September 24, 1956

Author: Benjamin Lee Smith

Biographical/Historical abstract: 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.

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Description: This one-page letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Edward F. Burrows, dated September 24, 1956, thanks Burrows for his letter of support regarding his position on school desegregation.


Format of original: Correspondence

Collection: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers

Repository: Duke University

Item#: 4.1.981

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