Mayor's Friendly Relations Committee, 1960 - 1961
Scope and Contents
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee was first established by Mayor James Saxon Smith as the Mayor's Friendly Relationship Committee in 1960 in response to sit-ins at lunch counters led by Johnson C. Smith students in uptown Charlotte on February 12, 1960. The committee was chaired by John R. Cunningham, director of the Presbyterian Foundation and retired president of Davidson College. James F. Wertz, pastor of St. Paul's Baptist Church, served as vice chair.
- Creation: 1960 - 1961
- From the Collection: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee (N.C.) (Organization)
- From the Collection: Charlotte (N.C.). Mayor's Community Relations Committee. Mayor's Community Relations Committee (Organization)
- From the Collection: Charlotte (N.C.). Mayor's Friendly Relations Committee. Mayor's Friendly Relations Committee (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 1 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 United States