[CIVIL RIGHTS]. Letters regarding segregation in North Carolina with associated materials.

Series of typed letters to an Assistant Attorney General and Governor of North Carolina regarding segregated public schools. July 29 - Aug. 2, 1955. The Supreme Court had just pronounced school segregation to be unconstitutional, and the southern states, with their "Jim Crow" laws, were struggling with how they could maintain racial separation yet not appear to have segregated schools.

Cardboard poster "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Discrimination if Prohibited by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and by Executive Order Number 11246." Approx. 11 x 14 in.

Panoramic silver gelatin photo, facsimile, 8 x 20 in. In negative: "Slaves and Servants of Civil War Days 1861-1865 / 'State Reunion' B'ham, Ala. Oct. 8, 1931." Image with about 100 people, men and women, on the steps of a large building. Photographer D. Hunt, B'ham, Ala. Photocopies of a few newspaper articles describing events of this reunion (concert in the Hotel Lobby, etc.).


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