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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 How Will The Supreme Court Decision Affect Greensboro and North Carolina?
Date: April 20, 1954
By: James Mattocks
From: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
This is a handwritten copy of a speech titled “How Will the Supreme Court Decision Affect Greensboro and North Carolina” by High Point attorney, James Mattocks, given to the Greensboro Com...
Item thumbnail image Community Approach to Better Human Relations
Date: December 21, 1954
By: Greensboro Community Council
From: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers

This is a transcript of a speech on desegregation given by Dr. Gordon W. Lovejoy to the Greensboro Community Council, on December 21, 1954. Lovejoy was a visiting sociology professor at Guilford C...

Item thumbnail image Church and Desegregation
Date: March 13, 1955
By: Benjamin Lee Smith
From: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
This speech titled “The Church and Desegregation” was delivered by Greensboro City Schools Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith to Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem, North Ca...
Item thumbnail image Superintendent and Desegregation
Date: May 21, 1955
By: Benjamin Lee Smith
From: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
This speech by Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, was given to the American Association of University Women in Raleigh, North Carolina, on May 21, 1955, and presents Smith’s position...
Item thumbnail image Speech by Benjamin L. Smith to the Greensboro Men's Civic Club
Date: November 21, 1957
By: Benjamin Lee Smith
From: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
This typescript copy of a speech given by Benjamin L. Smith to the Greensboro Men's Civic Club discusses Smith's efforts for school desegregation, and requests for support of a upcoming bond referendu...
Item thumbnail image Desegregation, Greensboro Public Schools, Greensboro, NC
Date: 1958
By: Benjamin Lee Smith
From: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
This circa 1958 speech by Greensboro City Schools Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith details school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Smith writes about the initial changes the Greensboro sch...
Item thumbnail image Story of Desegregation in Greensboro, NC
Date: March 5, 1959
By: Benjamin Lee Smith
From: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
This transcript of a statement made by Greensboro school Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission in Nashville, Tennessee, on March 5, 1959, tells the history of school des...
Item thumbnail image Chancellor Blackwell's speech to WCUNC students regarding the Greensboro sit-ins
Date: February 9, 1960
By: Gordon Williams Blackwell
From: Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell Records
This four-page speech by Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell was delivered on February 9, 1960 and addresses Blackwell's concerns about WCUNC student involvement in the sit-ins that began the previous...