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Resolution with Respect to Decision of the United States Supreme Court Banning Segregation in the Public Schools

Date: May 18, 1954

Author: Greensboro City Board of Education

Biographical/Historical abstract: The Greensboro City Board of Education was the governing body for the Greensboro City Schools.

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Description: This resolution passed by the Greensboro City Board of Education on May 18, 1954 states that the board will “instruct the Superintendent [Benjamin L. Smith] to study and report to the Board regarding ways and means for complying with the Court's decision.” This resolution was among several passed by the Greensboro Board of Education to address how the city would desegregate its public schools in the wake of the Brown v. Board of Education decision.

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Format of original: Other

Collection: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers

Repository: Duke University

Item#: 4.1.992

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