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Letter from Benjamin L. Smith to D. Edward Hudgins

Date: September 7, 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 September 7, 1956 letter from Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, to D. Edward Hudgins, thanks Hudgins for his letter of support. Smith writes that he shares Hudgins' fears that the Pearsall Plan could be a disaster for North Carolina public education.


Format of original: Correspondence

Collection: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers

Repository: Duke University

Item#: 4.1.983

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