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Letter from D. Edward Hudgins to Benjamin L. Smith

Date: September 4, 1956

Author: D. Edward Hudgins

Biographical/Historical abstract: D. Edward Hudgins served as chairman of the Greensboro school board at the time Brown v. Board of Education.

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Description: This September 4, 1956 letter from D. Edward Hudgins to Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, commends Smith for his recent statement about the Pearsall Plan. Hudgins shares his feeling that the plan has the potential to destroy public education in North Carolina, but says he supports the request for more time in desegregating schools.


Format of original: Correspondence

Collection: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers

Repository: Duke University

Item#: 4.1.982

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