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School desegregation, 1954-1958 subject note: These items concern the initial reactions to Brown v. Board of Education and the initial activities related to desegregation of public schools following that decision. Topics include the first African American students admitted to predominantly white schoo


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Item thumbnail image Benjamin L. Smith
Date: 1940
By: unknown
From: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
This photograph of Benjamin L. Smith is inscribed on the back "Startown Farm Life School, 196-1917." The school was located in Catawba County, North Carolina, and Smith was approximately twenty-three...
Item thumbnail image Benjamin L. Smith
Date: 1940
By: unknown
From: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
This photograph of Benjamin L. Smith in uniform is inscribed "Camp Jackson, 1917-1918," and was taken while he served in the U.S. Army during World War I, from 1917 to 1919. While serving, he received...
Item thumbnail image A review of the development of graduate and professional education for Negroes
Date: August 9, 1949
By: William Donald Carmichael, Jr.
From: University Archives Subject Files
This eighteen-page memorandum from W.D. Carmichael, Jr., who served as acting president of the University of North Carolina (UNC) until 1950 to “President Gray” (possibly Gordon Gray, who ...
Item thumbnail image North Carolina and the Southern Tradition in 1951
Date: April 18, 1951
By: Edward Kidder Graham, Jr.
From: Chancellor Edward Kidder Graham Jr. Records
Speech given by Chancellor Edward Graham to the annual meeting of the North Carolina P.T.A., held in Winston-Salem in April 1951. The speech addresses the way Southern tradition bears upon North Carol...
Item thumbnail image 'Separate and Equal Public Education is in the Interest...'
Date: June 17, 1951
By: Edward Kidder Graham, Jr.
From: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers

This clipping from the June 17, 1951 issue of the Greensboro Daily News is a transcript of a speech given by Edward Kidder Graham Jr. on the issue of segregation in s...

Item thumbnail image Benjamin L. Smith
Date: 1953
By: unknown
From: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
This photographic portrait of Benjamin L. Smith was taken around 1953, by an unindentified photographer. Smith was Greensboro's Superintendent of School at this time....
Item thumbnail image Re: Desegregation
Date: 1954
By: unknown
From: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
This handwritten note or essay appears to have been written around 1954 regarding Greensboro Public School Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith's response to theBrown v. Board of ...
Item thumbnail image Speech by Benjamin L. Smith to the Kiwanis Club
Date: 1954
By: Benjamin Lee Smith
From: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
This is a transcript of a speech given by Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, to the Kiwanis Club of Rutherfordton, North Carolina, at the celebration of their thirtieth anniversary ...
Item thumbnail image Segregation and the Supreme Court
Date: 1954
By: unknown
From: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
In this speech, the unidentified author, possibly Benjamin L. Smith, discusses the pending Supreme Court decision on Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. The writer brie...
Item thumbnail image These Have Integrated: A Report from Administrators of Southern Colleges with Recently Integrated Student Bodies
Date: 1954
By: Gordon W. Lovejoy
From: Edward Burrows Papers
This research paper was written by Gordon Lovejoy around 1954. Lovejoy takes a look at the 82 southern colleges and universities that desegregated in the seven years prior to the ...