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John W. Clark

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: UNKNOWN

Biographical/Historical note: John W. Clark served as a member of the University of North Carolina Board of Trustees in the 1950s and 1960s. In addition to a letter in the records of Chancellor Gordon Blackwell, Clark's opinion on racial issues at The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) is documented in a October 3, 1955 article in the Durham Morning Herald, criticizing a statement made by WCUNC faculty in support of integration.

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Item thumbnail image Letter from a Board of Trustees member concerning race relations and the Greensboro sit-ins
Date: March 7, 1960
By: John W. Clark
From: Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell Records
This copy of a letter from University of North Carolina Board of Trustees member John W. Clark to fellow member Mark C. Lassiter, dated March 7, 1960, discusses Clark's reaction to several issues of r...