Clippings, 1964 - 1989
Scope and Contents
This series contains newspaper clippings primarily from The Charlotte News and The Charlotte Observer that document Swann's passage through the courts. Also documented are the efforts of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education to desegregate the schools in 1965 in compliance with the 1964 Civil Rights Act; public reaction to the desegregation plans and to the closing of some all-black schools; the initial filing of the Swann suit; and a related desegregation case in Richmond.
- Creation: 1964 - 1989
- From the Collection: Chambers, Julius L. (Julius LeVonne) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 9 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