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Two Negro students are admitted as freshmen to Woman's College

Greensboro Record1956-08-14

University of North Carolina at Greensboro - University Libraries

University of North Carolina at Greensboro - University Libraries

This uncredited August 14, 1956, article from the Greensboro Record reports that two black students had been admitted for the fall semester at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC). Bettye Ann David Tillman and Elizabeth Jo Ann Smart were the first two black students admitted to the college, and both were high achievers in their high schools. Acting Chancellor W.W. Pierson says in the article that "I expect no trouble." This item is likely subject to copyright - http://libcdm1.uncg.edu/cdm/copyright

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  • Title: Two Negro students are admitted as freshmen to Woman's College
  • Creator: Greensboro Record
  • Date Created: 1956-08-14
  • Location: Greensboro, N.C.
  • Original Source: Civil Rights Greensboro
  • Rights: This item may be subject to copyright - http://libcdm1.uncg.edu/cdm/copyright

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